Tom Vanderbilt
Tom Vanderbilt


TOM VANDERBILT has written for many publications and is a contributing editor of Wired (U.K.), Outside, and Artforum. He is the author of Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) and Survival City: Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America. He has been a visiting scholar at NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, a research fellow at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, a fellow at the Design Trust for Public Space, and a winner of the Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, among other honors. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

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Author: Tom Vanderbilt | Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Release Date: May 10, 2016
Why do we get so embarrassed when a colleague wears the same shirt. Why do we eat the same thing for breakfast every day, but seek out novelty at lunch and dinner. How has streaming changed the way Netflix makes recommendations. Why do people think the music of their youth is the best.
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Author: Tom Vanderbilt | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: July 29, 2008
Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society. That most crashes happen on sunny, dry days. Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption. These are only a few of the remarkable dynamics that Tom Vanderbilt explores in this fascinating tour through the mysteries of the road.
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