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Eric has spoken at dozens of corporate, academic and other events, including at Google, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Oticon, TEDx,  University of California-Davis, Montana State University, Association of International Education Administrators, and the World Government Summit.

The Geography of Genius – Book Trailer:

On CBS This Morning:

On PBS NewsHour:


At Google Headquarters:

At Tedx Montclair:

In Conversation with Lisa Napoli at Live Talks L.A.:

At TEDx Bucharest:

On why Iceland is still happy:

On PBS Newshour

NPR Weekend Edition
‘Geography Of Genius’ explores how surroundings influence ideas

CBS This Morning
Book explores “genius clusters” in the world

National Geographic
Can the right geographic conditions help create geniuses?

PBS NewsHour
What are the ingredients for genius

From Mozart to Jobs, how geography gives birth to genius

Slate’s The Gist
Where genius is born

NPR’s On Point
Seeking sites of global genius

Dinner Party Download
How chaos, catastrophe and more influence genius around the world

Travel with Rick Steves
Places that have fostered world-changing innovation, from ancient Athens to today’s Silicon Valley

Washington Post
Location, location, location: How the real-estate mantra applies to geniuses

Reason magazine
Why some places are better at fostering creativity

Dallas Morning News
Point Person: Q&A with Eric Weiner on how cities influence creativity

Forum – KQED
Journalist Eric Weiner maps ‘The Geography of Genius’

WNYC – Leonard Lopate Show
One man’s globetrotting quest for genius

What you can learn from the world’s most creative places

The Geography of Genius reveals 5 common genius traits to tell if you’re a secret Einstein

History Author Show
Racing the time machine around the world and throughout history with Eric Weiner

PBS Newshour
In ‘Man Seeks God’, Author Eric Weiner Hunts for Divine Meaning

The Colbert Report

NPR Morning Edition
Interview: Man Seeks God, Finds Wayne of Staten Island

TIME magazine
Eric Weiner’s IKEA God
The Wright Show

Interfaith Voices

Interview: ‘My Flirtations with the Divine

Washington Jewish Week
Eric Weiner’s worldwide search for God 

Arizona State University
Superstition Review literary magazine

CBC The Current
Interview: Man Seeks God

WNYC – The Leonart Lopate Show
Interview: Flirtations with the Divine

The Roundtable: Northeast Public Radio
Interview: Man Seeks God

Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn
Interview: Man Seeks God

 Words to Mouth

Travel with Rick Steves

BloggingHeads TV

Fox News Red Eye

ABC Nightline News

NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday

NPR’s Diane Rehm Show