Jan 12, 2011
Borders' history is the story of two little independent bookstore chains that grew-up fast -Waldenbooks and Borders - and eventually merged into a...
Jan 11, 2011
Kai Ryssdal talks with Bloomberg reporter Alison Fitzgerald about her new book co-written with Stanley Reed, "In Too Deep," which covers BP's troubled history.
Jan 10, 2011
Kai Ryssdal talks to author Eduardo Porter about why we spend the way we do, the subject of Porter's new book "The Price of Everything."
Dec 16, 2010
At the end of the year, Marketplace takes a look at the best business books of 2010. We asked six of our regular contributors to share their picks for favorite business books of the year. And Kai offers his own suggestions for 2010's best reads.
Dec 3, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and author of "Don't Count on It!", on how to invest in uncertain times.
Nov 29, 2010
Title: Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People Author: Amy Sedaris Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Type: Non Fiction Released: November 2, ...
Nov 27, 2010
When a lot of people get together behind one idea, they can make a change. And when a lot of people are getting behind a lot of different ideas, that can change the world. The new book "Macrowikinomics" explores how collaboration is changing society. Steve Chiotakis talks with the co-author, Don Tapscott.
Nov 9, 2010
It's decision time. To buy or not to buy former President George W. Bush's memoir? The 43rd President's autobiography, titled "Decision Points,"...
Nov 8, 2010
Two years ago, the country was in the throes of a financial panic. It was a moment that you could say defined or redefined a lot of us. Paul Auster's new book, "Sunset Park" follows four broke, young New Yorkers during the winter of 2008. He talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether the financial crisis has changed the way people relate to each other.
Nov 5, 2010
Author Edwidge Danticat, a writer from Haiti now living in the U.S., talks with Kai Ryssdal about her new book "Create Dangerously," what it's like to make art out of a country in chaos, and what Haitian culture means to its people and economy.