Why Does The Other Line Always Move Faster?


How we wait, why we wait, what we wait for—waiting in line is a daily indignity that we all experience, usually with a little anxiety thrown in (why is it that the other line always moves faster?!?). This smart, quirky, wide-ranging book (the perfect conversation starter) considers the surprising science and psychology—and the sheer misery—of the well-ordered line. On the way, it takes us from boot camp (where the first lesson is to teach recruits how to stand rigidly in line) to the underground bunker beneath Disneyland’s Cinderella Castle (home of the world’s most advanced, state-of-the-art queue management technologies); from the 2011 riots in London (where rioters were observed read more

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ISBN:

9780761181224

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

208

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

01 January 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Andrews