Po Bronson
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Po Bronson

Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's NurtureShock was on the New York Times bestseller list for six months. One of the most influential books about children ever published, NurtureShock landed on more than 35 "Year's Best" lists and has been translated into 16 languages. The authors have won nine national awards for their reporting, including the PEN USA Award for Literary Journalism and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award for Outstanding Journalism.

Prior to their collaboration, Bronson authored five books, including What Should I Do with My Life?, a #1 New York Times bestseller with more than ten months on the list. He has been on Oprah, on every national morning show, and on the cover of five magazines, including Wired and Fast Company. His first novel, Bombardiers, was a #1 bestseller in the United Kingdom. His books have been translated into 20 languages. Po speaks regularly at colleges and community "town hall" events. He is a founder of The San Francisco Writer's Grotto, a cooperative workspace for writers and filmmakers. He also serves as volunteer president of the San Francisco Vikings Youth Soccer League. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.

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Best Sellers

    • NurtureShock

    • New Thinking About Children
    • By: Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
    • Narrated by: Po Bronson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 730

    Award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions for good ideas....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I liked it and I don't even have kids.

    • By Carin on 11-17-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Top Dog

    • The Science of Winning and Losing
    • By: Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
    • Narrated by: Po Bronson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    In Top Dog, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman use cutting-edge science to tease out the hidden factors at the core of every great triumph - and every tragic failure....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but lacks novelty

    • By Shane Lynch on 05-23-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • What Should I Do with My Life? The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question

    • By: Po Bronson
    • Narrated by: Po Bronson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 65

    What should I do with my life? It's a question many of us have pondered with frequency. Author Po Bronson was asking himself that very question...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bit childish

    • By J. Yoon on 05-28-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Nudist on the Late Shift and Other True Tales of Silicon Valley

    • By: Po Bronson
    • Narrated by: Po Bronson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Updaing short descr

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • pretty good!

    • By Colin on 03-24-03

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Bombardiers

    • By: Po Bronson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Sidney Geeder, King of Mortgages, wants nothing more than to cash in his lucrative company stock and quit his job, but his dreams are threatened by the disappearance of Eggs Igino....

    Regular price: $21.95

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