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Joseph T. Hallinan

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JOSEPH T. HALLINAN, a former writer for The Wall Street Journal, is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children.

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Going Up the River
Travels in a Prison Nation
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 8, 2003
Price: $16.00

The American prison system has grown tenfold in thirty years, while crime rates have been relatively flat: 2 million people are behind bars on any given day, more prisoners than in any other country in the world — half a million more than in Communist China, and the largest prison expansion... Read more >
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Going Up the River
Travels in a Prison Nation
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 1, 2001
Price: $11.99

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Kidding Ourselves
The Hidden Power of Self-Deception
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $25.00

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings’ astonishing ability to deceive themselves.
 
To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception—of ourselves and the world around us—is much more malleable than we realize. This self-deception influences every major aspect... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Kidding Ourselves
The Hidden Power of Self-Deception
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Why We Make Mistakes
How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $14.00

Human beings have design flaws. Our eyes play tricks on us, our stories change in the retelling, and most of us are fairly sure we’re way above average. In Why We Make Mistakes, journalist Joseph T. Hallinan sets out to explore the captivating science of human error—how we think, see, remember... Read more >
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Why We Make Mistakes
How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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