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Getting caught up in the passion of Steve Jobs

Oct 25, 2011
Walter Isaacson talks about his new biography on Steve Jobs, and his experiences with the Apple founder.
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Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

The decisions made when hitting the bottom

Oct 3, 2011
Author Tony D'Souza discusses his new novel, "Mule," which follows a couple as they struggle with finances and morals under the weight of the recession.
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Beyond the book

Sep 23, 2011
Book publisher HarperCollins announced yesterday that it will make around 5000 of its books available for on-demand printing. The Espresso Book...
Posted In: Books, printing

Looking back to the beginning of economics

Sep 15, 2011
A new book takes a look at the relatively recent rise of economics and economists, and how those first ideas are still affecting today's world.
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Authors sue U.S. universities

Sep 13, 2011
Authors from the UK, Australia, and Canada have filed a suit against the University of Michigan, California, and Wisconsin, as well as Cornell and...
Posted In: Books, Google, library

Netflix for boox?

Sep 12, 2011
That's what the buzz is this morning, thanks to the Wall Street Journal's story that Amazon is thinking about starting an e-book rental service....
Posted In: Amazon, Books, e-books, Kindle

The history behind the language of work

Sep 12, 2011
A new glossary takes a look at the words we use to talk about jobs and work, and how those words and their meanings have changed over time.
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The major role of politics in causing famine

Sep 1, 2011
East African countries continue to suffer from serious famine, and the problems are more complex than just a lack of food. Thomas Keneally explains more in his new book.
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E-books save the publishing industry

Aug 10, 2011
Wait - wasn't it e-books that killed books? Not according to a new study released Tuesday by BookStats. The study shows publishers made $27.9...
Posted In: Books, e-books

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