A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
02/08/16 - What makes a genius? It shares a prefix with genetics. Is it the manner of upbringing? Some stroke of luck, or mentoring? Monday’s Topical Currents explores the question with travel writer and former NPR Correspondent Eric Weiner. He suggests that geography—or place—is most important. We’ll discuss his latest book, THE GEOGRAPHY OF GENIUS: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley. That’s Topical Currents Monday at 1pm.