The Big Thirst

Apr 12, 2011
Title: The Big Thirst Author: Charles Fishman Publisher: Free Press Type: Non Fiction Released: April 12, 2011 Length: 400 pages For the pa...
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Could Google shoot down lead to a Universal Public Library?

Apr 4, 2011
Miguel Helft in the New York Times has an interesting article today about the possible ramifications of a recent decision against Google. A federal...
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The need to end the debt supercycle in the U.S.

Mar 31, 2011
Author John Mauldin explains why he thinks Americans need to accept a cut in Medicare and a hike in taxes, for the sake of the republic.
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Mar 31, 2011
Title: Endgame: The End of the Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything Author: John Mauldin and Jonathan Tepper Publisher: Wiley Type: N...
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Using peer pressure for good

Mar 29, 2011
Tina Rosenberg, author of "Join the Club," discusses how peer pressure can be used effectively for social campaigns.
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Join the Club

Mar 29, 2011
Title: Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World Author: Tina Rosenberg Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Type: Non Fiction...
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Suze Orman's 'New American Dream'

Mar 18, 2011
The new American Dream means no debt, living below your means and within your needs, and getting the same pleasure out of savings as you do from spending. Personal finance maven Suze Orman explains in an interview with Tess Vigeland.
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In search of 'Moby-Duck'

Mar 7, 2011
Author Donovan Hohn discusses his new book, "Moby-Duck," and lessons learned from his quest to find out what happened to 28,800 bath toys lost at sea in 1992.
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Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game

Mar 1, 2011
Title: Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game Author: Rob Ruck Publisher: Beacon Press Type: Non Fiction Released...
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Spousonomics: Using economics to benefit your marriage

Feb 19, 2011
Can thinking like an economist spruce up your sex life and help get the dirty dishes clean? Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson, authors of "Spousonomics," talk with Tess Vigeland about why treating your marriage like a business partnership might help solve some of your marital issues.
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