My alternate-universe book cover

The New Yorker's cover illustration this week by Javier Mariscal is entitled "New Worlds," alluding to the visionaries covered in the "World Changers" special issue. 


But, forgive me, what I see is a cool alternative cover for my forthcoming book, The Genius in All of Us. Take a look:


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All those in favor of replacing my original book cover, below, with Mariscal's brilliant image above, say "Aye." (This is impossible to do, but what the hell.)


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David Shenk is a writer on genetics, talent and intelligence. He is the author of Data Smog, The Forgetting, and most recently, The Genius In All of Us. More

David Shenk is the author of six books, including Data Smog ("indispensable"—The New York Times), The Immortal Game ("superb"—The Wall Street Journal), and the bestselling The Forgetting ("a remarkable addition to the literature of the science of the mind."—The Los Angeles Times ). He has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, Gourmet, Harper's, The New Yorker, The American Scholar, and National Public Radio. Shenk's work inspired the Emmy-award winning PBS documentary The Forgetting and was featured in the Oscar-nominated feature Away From Her. His latest book, The Genius In All Of Us, was published in March 2010. Shenk has advised the President's Council on Bioethics and is a popular speaker. Click here to follow him on Twitter.

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