Marketplace for Thursday, July 31, 2008
Attention English majors: Turns out literature might give you a leg up in the business world. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with author Robert Coles about his collection of short stories exploring the workplace.
Our series on the best Marketplace beach reads continues with commentator Mona Eltahawy and her recommendation: Rabih Alameddine's "The Hakawati."
Five states are suing the EPA, accusing the agency of ignoring their requests to restrict pollution from ships, airplanes and off-road vehicles. Renita Jablonski reports.
Visa and MasterCard are still making plenty off our credit card use, but both companies report we're slowing our swiping of the plastic. Amy Scott reports.