This book has big implications for workplaces, schools, and families. And it reads like a novel… only it isn’t fiction.
— Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE
Deft in his analysis, ultimately Kravetz surrenders to the complexity of the human condition and reveals a profoundly simple truth: we are the solution we are looking for.
— Julie Lythcott-Haims, New York Times bestselling author of HOW TO RAISE AN ADULT
A striking argument, and cogent warning, in the age of going viral. This tale is worth catching!
— Jonah Berger, New York Times bestselling author of CONTAGIOUS
A wise and searching book, bristling with restless intelligence. Though Strange Contagion starts with tragedy, it refuses to linger there, instead opening up into questions of community, resilience, and just what it is we owe to one another.
— Daniel Smith, New York Times bestselling author of MONKEY MIND
Lucid, profound and compassionate.
— Marco Iacoboni, author of MIRRORING PEOPLE; Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; and Director, Neuromodulation Lab/David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Compelling and well-researched, Lee Daniel Kravetz’s exploration of why and how social contagions take hold makes fascinating reading. The answers may not be easy but, as he cogently argues, there is much to be gained in their pursuit.
— Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author of TRIGGERS
STRANGE CONTAGION is social science that reads like a mystery, and the story it tells could not be more important or more timely.
— Michael Sokolove, author of DRAMA HIGH
STRANGE CONTAGION is the best and most fascinating book I’ve read on social contagions, and a must-read for every parent, teacher, leader, and policy maker who wants to promote the spread of helpful thoughts and actions, and mitigate against harmful ones.
— Kristina Rizga, author of MISSION HIGH and senior education reporter, MOTHER JONES
Fascinating, and by turns chilling and uplifting.
“Vital. Bold. And potentially lifesaving!”
— Publishers Weekly
“Chilling and important!”
“His gripping narrative has the tension of a thriller, but the stories he shares are tragically real.”
— Discover Magazine
“A particularly topical pursuit.”
— New York Post
A desperate (and) dynamic odyssey.  
— Psychology Today
A powerful antidote to ‘suicide contagion’.
— Palo Alto Weekly
Thoughtful...provocative... gripping!
— Psychology Today
— New York Times Book Review