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book cover image Geography of Genius

Do postal codes determine destiny?  They might. Take the unmistakable musical genius Mozart, living in Vienna. He wasn't alone. Beethoven, Haydn and Schubert were all giants of the same time and place.   

To author Eric Weiner, a former international correspondent for NPR, geography may be even more important than genes when it comes to producing works of genius.

For the CBC Radio interview with Eric Weiner.
For more on the nature of genius.