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...
Posted In: Books, Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game, Rob Ruck, Sports

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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Feb 18, 2011
Title: Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes Authors: Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson Publisher: Random Ho...
Posted In: Books, Jenny Anderson, marketplace money, Paula Szuchman, Spousonomics

Why cities are mankind's greatest invention

Feb 17, 2011
Harvard economist Ed Glaeser talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Triumph of the City," why cities are our greatest invention, and how they are good for the environment as well.
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Triumph of the City

Feb 17, 2011
Title: Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier Author: Edward Glaeser Publi...
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The new '10 Commandments of Money'

Feb 11, 2011
Tess Vigeland talks to MSN's personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston about the new rules of personal finance she outlines in her book "The 10 Commandments of Money."
Posted In: Books, Personal Finance, Savings

The Great Migration

Feb 10, 2011
More than six million African Americans moved out of the South between World War 1 and 1970. The exodus was called the Great Migration and it transformed American culture and identity, from our music to our economy to our politics.
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Radio Shangri-La

Feb 7, 2011
Title: Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth Author: Lisa Napoli Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Type: N...
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Apple tightens grip on app store

Feb 1, 2011
Apple has rejected an app from Sony that would simulate Sony's own e-book reader and allow customers to purchase books from Sony from inside the...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, apps, Books, business, iPad, iPhone, Kindle, policy, Sony