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Amazon, Apple under investigation for e-book pricing

Aug 3, 2010
Connecticut's Attorney General announced an investigation into Amazon and Apple's potential anti-competitive pricing of e-books.
Posted In: Books, Internet

How the working poor became big biz

Jun 15, 2010
Journalist Gary Rivlin talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book "Broke USA," and the business of making money off the poor.
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An oath for MBAs to be better leaders

Jun 8, 2010
Before they get to Wall Street, some new business school graduates are signing onto a new professional code of conduct. Peter Escher, author of "The MBA Oath," talks with Kai Ryssdal about his push for more accountability among MBAs.
Posted In: Books, Education, Jobs

What you should and shouldn't drink

Jun 7, 2010
David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health, talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Drink This, Not That!," and why beverages were made so fatty in the first place.
Posted In: Books, Health

Changes to U.S. taxing after death

May 26, 2010
Boston College Professor Ray Madoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about her new book "Immortality and Law," and why dead doesn't really mean dead anymore -- financially speaking -- because states have started extending to some of the dead permanent control over their trusts and estates.
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Former Shell head: More offshore drilling

May 25, 2010
Bill Radke talks to former Shell Oil president John Hofmeister about his pro-offshore drilling stance and why the U.S. should strengthen its domestic oil industry.
Posted In: Books, Oil

Tech News In Brief - 5/19/10

May 19, 2010
Broader NooksIronic ThievesiPod with camera in Vietnam3D game explosion...
Posted In: apple, Books, Facebook, Google, media, Microsoft, news, Science, security, video games

Books recommendations

May 18, 2010
Question: I love your show and have had fantastic luck with the books you have recommended. In particular I find myself recommending Jane Bryant...
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Restoring the heart of Sissinghurst

May 13, 2010
Author Adam Nicolson grew up in Sissinghurst Castle, a popular tourist destination in England. He talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History," and his quest to restore a farm at his family home.
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When in recession, fad diets reign

May 13, 2010
During the economic hardships in the 30s, exotic diets became all the rage. Diet book author Susan Yager says the same is true today. She explores the phenomenon and our obsession with losing weight with Stacey Vanek-Smith.
Posted In: Books, Food, Health

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