`In this lovely book the forbiddingly clever and vexingly wise journalist Kathryn Schulz argues passionately for the value of error' --Guardian
`A brilliant new manifesto urging us to reassess our relationship with our own mistakes' --Independent
`Firmly in the Gladwellesque genre of applying savvy journalistic technique to produce insights' --Financial Times
`An insightful and delightful discussion of why we make mistakes and why we don't know we are making them' --International Herald Tribune
'A compelling meditation on the human condition ... Schulz exposes the psychological tricks we play on ourselves'
About the Author
KATHRYN SCHULZ has written for a number of US publications from Rolling Stone to the New York Times, on subjects as varied as right-wing film festivals to the impact of antidepressant use on Japanese culture. In 2004 she was awarded a Pew Fellowship in International Journalism.