Books by Joshua Wolf Shenk

POWERS OF TWO by Joshua Wolf Shenk
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Shenk's inclusion of fascinating biographical material enlivens his provocative thesis on the genesis of creative innovation."
Shenk (Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness, 2005, etc.) debunks "the myth of the lone genius [that] has towered over us like a colossus" and its counterpart, "the most common alternative [that]…locates creativity in networks." Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 27, 2005

"An inspirational tale of how suffering bred a visionary of hard-won wisdom."
A significant contribution to the study of Lincoln and his battle with depression that will resonate with contemporary Americans. Read full book review >