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Fred Stoller's 'Seinfeld' year

Jan 31, 2012
Writer and comedian Fred Stoller's new book chronicles how writing on one of the world's biggest sitcoms didn't turn out as well as he might have liked.
Posted In: Seinfeld, sitcom

A history of American borrowing

Jan 30, 2012
Borrowing wasn't always thought of as an abstract, impersonal concept. Author Louis Hyman discusses the history of borrowing and his new book, "Borrow: The American Way of Debt."
Posted In: debt, borrowing

How the Glock became America's modern handgun

Jan 11, 2012
Author Paul Barrett explores the history of the Glock pistol in his new book, and explains how it came to popularity in the U.S.
Posted In: gun, Glock

Yum! Brands: A global trifecta

Jan 11, 2012
Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands David Novak discusses his new book, "Taking People with You," and talks business and global expansion.
Posted In: leadership, fast food

Can you pass Marketplace's interview test?

Jan 10, 2012
Find out how well you would fare answering some of Marketplace's newly-designed interview questions.

So, are you smart enough to work for Google?

Jan 10, 2012
Today's job interviews are nothing like those in the past. Author William Poundstone examines the kinds of new interview questions that are asked at corporations like Google.
Posted In: Google, Jobs, interview

What we hear can affect how we work

Jan 2, 2012
Sound plays a large role in our overall health. And whether your an office drone or factory worker, different types of music can help or hurt your performance.
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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

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