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'The Prince of Risk' and financial thrillers

Dec 25, 2013
Marketplace host David Gura talks to author Christopher Reich about his novel Prince of Risk.
Posted In: espionage thrillers, fiction

In Hollywood, big bets lead to big payoffs

Oct 17, 2013
In an industry of risk, Hollywood has to take the safe bet.
Posted In: book reviews, hollywood

How Amazon went from book seller to retail giant

Oct 16, 2013
A new book chronicles the growth of Amazon and the personality behind its founder Jeff Bezos.
Posted In: Amazon, Books, Retail

Jellybeans and fruit snacks: What to give out on Halloween?

Oct 15, 2013
For the last century, candy has been associated with cavities, obesity, and diabetes.
Posted In: candy, Halloween

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

A novel of Silicon Valley and other madness

Oct 8, 2013
A former Silicon Valley exec lives to tell the tale (in novel form).
Posted In: Silicon Valley

Jimmy Choo shoes: Higher than high-end

Oct 3, 2013
Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon on the brand's beginnings.
Posted In: Jimmy Choo, shoes, fashion

Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' tackles underdogs ... that aren't

Oct 2, 2013
Author Malcolm Gladwell's latest book, "David and Goliath," explains why underdogs can win — if they realize they're not really underdogs.
Posted In: Malcolm Gladwell, underdog

Comedy on Vine and YouTube: Bo Burnham

Sep 27, 2013
Comedian Bo Burnham talks about his new book of poems and his theory behind comedy.
Posted In: comedy, Bo Burnham, Vine, social media

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