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E-reader Technology: Friend or Foe?

For Christmas, I received a Kindle Fire, a grown up e-reader with many of the features of an iPad. This More»

Tami Heim: The Business of Books in a Digital Era

Tami Heim has years of experience in books, as an executive and then president of Borders, as a senior executive with Thomas Nelson publishers, and as a consultant to authors and publishers with The A Group. She comments on various ways digital media has destroyed the business model for books.

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That Used to Be Us by Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back More»

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. New York: Farrar, Strass, and Giroux, 2011. 499 pp. Daniel Kahneman is the More»

Boomerang by Michael Lewis

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis. New York: W.W. Norton Company, 2011. xxi, 213 pp. Michael More»

NewsNotables – Issue 79

In Person: Bogle, Inventor of Index Funds, Wants to Tame Wall Street Speculators
The Associated Press January 18, 2012
Oh, for the Good Old Days of Rude Cellphone Gabbers
The New York Times December 2, 2011
A Banker Speaks, With Regret
The New York Times November 30, 2011