THE GEOGRAPHY OF GENIUS
Lessons from the World's Most Creative Places
Exploring the geography and circumstance of places such as ancient Athens, Renaissance Florence, and Silicon Valley, Weiner sets out to discover how each played a pivotal role in breeding the genius that came out of it. With wit and charm, the book interweaves geography and history with engaging anecdotes as it explores how a culture of creativity is influenced by the environment.
Simon and Schuster
9 and up