Pop Econ books for teaching

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The list author says: "While there are lots of 'pop econ' books these days, I have found these to be particularly useful as sources of examples for teaching economics."
The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor--and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!
1.  The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor--and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car! by Tim Harford
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The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World
2.  The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World by Tim Harford
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)
3.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.) by Steven D. Levitt
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Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)
4.  Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated) by Charles Wheelan
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Discover Your Inner Economist: Use Incentives to Fall in Love, Survive Your Next Meeting, and Motivate Your Dentist
5.  Discover Your Inner Economist: Use Incentives to Fall in Love, Survive Your Next Meeting, and Motivate Your Dentist by Tyler Cowen
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The Economics of Life: From Baseball to Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real-World Issues Affect Our Everyday Life
6.  The Economics of Life: From Baseball to Affirmative Action to Immigration, How Real-World Issues Affect Our Everyday Life by Gary Stanley Becker
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The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance
7.  The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance by Russell Roberts
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Fatal Equilibrium
8.  Fatal Equilibrium by Marshall Jevons
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Murder at the Margin (A Henry Spearman Mystery)
9.  Murder at the Margin (A Henry Spearman Mystery) by Marshall Jevons
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A Deadly Indifference: A Henry Spearman Mystery (Henry Spearman Mysteries)
10.  A Deadly Indifference: A Henry Spearman Mystery (Henry Spearman Mysteries) by Marshall Jevons
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