The Price of Everything
Title: The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do
Author: Eduardo Porter
Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover
Type: Non Fiction
Released: January 4, 2011
Length: 304 pages
The prices we pay for things don’t make a whole lot of sense. But as Eduardo Porter points out, price isn’t just some sort of arbitrary dollar amount slapped on a product by the manufacturer. Price is always measured against the value of something else – how much time we have, our relationships with people, etc. Porter’s book, The Price of Everything, examines the prices we do pay — from cups of coffee to baseball tickets — and what that says about us and what we value.
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