The economic effects of a Nobel Prize
Oct 6, 2023

The economic effects of a Nobel Prize

Norwegian author Jon Fosse won the Nobel Prize in literature this week, and the book industry is prepping for a sales uptick. Plus, Amazon is launching its first internet satellites.

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Preparing for a bump in book sales, post-Nobel win

Oct 6, 2023
The new Nobel laureate in literature, Jon Fosse, is known in much of the world, but has yet to become a household name in the US.
Norwegian writer Jon Fosse — recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature — poses for a photo at his home near Frekhaug, Norway, on Oct. 5.
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Amazon takes to the skies

The BBC’s Jonathan Amos reports on why Jeff Bezos is set to launch two prototype satellites.

What's next for the actors strike?

Abraham Ravid, a finance professor at Yeshiva University, joins the show to discuss some of the complexities surrounding issues that striking actors are advocating for.

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