Amanda Ripley


Gifted & Talented & Complicated

Published in The New York Times

A review of Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies

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Federal Law Enforcement has a Woman Problem

Published in POLITICO

Why does the Border Patrol have fewer women than the Marines?

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The Smartest Kids
in the World And how they got that way

"A startling amount of insight." — The Economist

The Unthinkable Who survives when disaster strikes and why

"The thinking person's manual for getting out alive." — NPR

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