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The scandalous world of olive oil

Dec 15, 2011
Tom Mueller, author of "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil," reveals everything you should know about olive oil, including how to taste it.
Posted In: olive oil

The Toaster Project: Building a toaster from scratch

Dec 14, 2011
Thomas Thwaites discusses how --and why -- he built a toaster from the bottom up.
Posted In: toaster, DIY

2011 in review: Top author interviews on Marketplace

Dec 12, 2011
From Paul Allen to Henry Kissinger, here's a list of some of my favorite author interviews this year
Posted In: favorite interviews, Best Books, Books

The best business books of 2011

Dec 12, 2011
At the end of the year, Marketplace takes a look at the best business books of 2011. We asked some of our regular contributors and voices we respect to share their picks for favorite business books of the year. Plus, Kai offers his own recommendations.
Posted In: Books, Best Books

Dissecting the art of the sandwich

Nov 23, 2011
Jon Chonko's new book takes apart the sandwich -- quite literally.
Posted In: Food

'On the Road' to a food truck

Nov 22, 2011
The Kogi Barbecue truck is often credited with kicking off the gourmet food truck craze in Los Angeles. Chef Roy Choi shares how Jack Kerouac's seminal work pushed him to start the truck.
Posted In: Food trucks, Books, Jack Kerouac, Roy Choi

The next global crisis: Currency wars

Nov 18, 2011
Author Jim Rickards discusses how currency wars affect everyday Americans and why intentionally lowering the value of currencies doesn't work.
Posted In: currency, Global Currency War

The future in digital warfare

Nov 4, 2011
Author Mark Bowden discusses the botnets that are controlling millions of computers around the world, and how cyber warfare is now a part of the modern world.
Posted In: Books

EXCERPT: Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

Nov 1, 2011
The following is an excerpt from "Jack Kennedy" by Chris Matthews. Copyright © 2011 by Chris Matthews. Reprinted by permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc, NY.
Posted In: Chris Matthews, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, The Big Excerpt

Chris Matthews on John F. Kennedy

Nov 1, 2011
MSNBC host Chris Matthews speaks about his new book about former President John F. Kennedy, and about what today's politicians can learn from Kennedy.

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