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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 12, 2013 @ 6:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Here are the longer form reads for you to start your weekend with:

• The golden age: The 15-hour working week predicted by Keynes may soon be within our grasp – but are we ready for freedom from toil? (aeon [1])
Fascinating sports story:  Chandler Finds New Way to Grab Rebounds: He Doesn’t (NYT [2])
• The Real Cuban Missile Crisis (The Atlantic [3])
• GERMS ARE US (The New Yorker [4]) see also TALES FROM THE WORLD BEFORE YESTERDAY (Edge [5])
• Lawmakers Gone Wild (Chicago Magazine [6])
• Everything We Know (So Far) About Obama’s Big Data Tactics (ProPublica [7])
• Good Will Hunting: An Oral History (Boston Magazine [8]) see also Here Is What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your Movie (NYT [9])
• How to Read 31 Books in Four Minutes (NY Magazine [10])
• Quoting Rush Limbaugh Verbatim Is the Easiest Way to Discredit Him (The Atlantic [11])
• DEADHEAD (The New Yorker [12])

What’s for brunch ?

 

What the Cliff Deal Means for Investors
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Source: Barron’s [14]


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URLs in this post:

[1] aeon: http://www.aeonmagazine.com/living-together/john-quiggin-keynesian-utopiav1/

[2] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/07/sports/basketball/chandler-finds-new-way-to-grab-rebounds-he-doesnt.html?ref=todayspaper

[3] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/01/the-real-cuban-missile-crisis/309190/?single_page=true

[4] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/10/22/121022fa_fact_specter?currentPage=all

[5] Edge: http://www.edge.org/conversation/tales-from-the-world-before-yesterday?src=longreads

[6] Chicago Magazine: http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/January-2013/Illinois-Lawmakers-Gone-Wild/?src=longreads

[7] ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org/article/everything-we-know-so-far-about-obamas-big-data-operation

[8] Boston Magazine: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/articles/2013/01/good-will-hunting-oral-history/print/?src=longreads

[9] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/magazine/here-is-what-happens-when-you-cast-lindsay-lohan-in-your-movie.html?hp&_r=2&pagewanted=all&src=longreads

[10] NY Magazine: http://nymag.com/health/self-help/2013/how-to-books/

[11] The Atlantic: http://m.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/12/quoting-rush-limbaugh-verbatim-is-the-easiest-way-to-discredit-him/266436/

[12] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/11/26/121126fa_fact_paumgarten

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/tax-relief.jpg

[14] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748703792204578217773987478526.html#articleTabs_article%3D2

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