Understanding Complexity is a book a book on economics and talks about the complexity, strengths and huge impact of what economics can do and how it could be handled. It is a non-fictional write-up and conveys some beautiful concepts of economics in a very commanding manner. Scott E. Page is both the author and narrator of this book and has done a great job in both capacities.
Recent years has seen a great influx regarding the introduction of some new concepts in the amazing field of complexity science. The novice concepts have tickled many intellectual brains and completely took the all due attention of the businessmen, economists, sociologists, engineers and many others. These includes the wisdom of crowds. Emergence, tipping points and 6 degrees of separation.
The interest of different stakeholders in these critical concepts is very considerable, which is mainly because of the importance of economics. The complexity science could probably highly that why economics or business sometimes succeed and sometimes fail as well. There are ways by which the epidemics spread could come to a halt.
Rather, complexity science is actually a discipline, which holds the key to unlock the long kept secrets associated with different critical forces of the earth. However, it is a branch of science that still remains largely unexplored and unknown, and that too among the intellectuals and well educated people.
If you are looking for other work by Scott E. Page, then the on that you must check out is The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently is Your Greatest Asset. It is a book on Business Management and the author has literally conveyed some of the top tricks of the trade in a very exciting manner.