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The economics of humiliation

Aug 2, 2011
Poet, social critic and author Wayne Koestenbaum discusses why there's so much shame involved in issues of money.
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Summer Reading: Daniel Pink

Aug 1, 2011
A book that has helped people answer this question: What do you want to be when you grow up?
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What leads to willful blindness

Jul 20, 2011
Author Margaret Heffernan discusses the psychological pressures that can lead to willful blindness, especially in the corporate world.
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Kindles to hover over closed Borders locations while laughing maniacally

Jul 19, 2011
Borders died yesterday Some 400 stores closing, 11,000 employees out of work. Last minute auction didn't really happen and so off it goes to...
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Google employee No. 59 on the search giant's early days

Jul 19, 2011
Doug Edwards discusses his new book, "I'm Feeling Lucky," what it was like to do brand management for Google in 1999, and whether the search giant is too successful.
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Kindle textbook rental

Jul 18, 2011
Amazon has just announced a new program for renting out textbooks on Kindles, and it's likely to save students a lot of money. So if you need a...
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Shoplifting explained

Jul 18, 2011
Rachel Shteir discusses her new book, "The Steal," why people shoplift, and how much it costs American families.
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Why it's important for communities to have bookstores

Jun 27, 2011
Author Ann Patchett discusses what it's like to open her own bookstore and what she finds most surprising about her entrepreneurial efforts.
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You Must Go and Win: Life in the indie rock trenches

Jun 24, 2011
Singer/songwriter Alina Simone discusses her new book, life as a struggling musician, and what compels her to continue pursuing music.
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Feeling neutral about New York City

Jun 20, 2011
Avery Monsen, co-author of the new book <em>I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York</em>, explains his thoughts about the Big Apple.
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