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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 16, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

To start your Saturday off, here are some of my favorite longer form reads of the week:

Greed is Groupon: Can anyone save the company from itself? (The Verge [1])
• How to Score an Office Wife (GQ [2])
Bar Examined: The Lawyer Bubble/A Profession in Crisis (The Washington Monthly [3])
• The Day My Grandfather Groucho and I Saved ‘You Bet Your Life’ (boing boing [4])
• China’s Military Development, Beyond the Numbers (The Diplomat [5])
• The Blind Man Making The World’s Best Glacial Vodka (Outside [6])
• How Benjamin Franklin Invented the Mail-Order Business (Echoes [7])
Regrettable: The troubling things I learned when I re-reported Bob Woodward’s book on John Belushi (Slate [8])
• The Long Journey of Blue Jeans (Vice [9])
Washed Away: Japan’s Atlantis (Boston Review [10])

What’s up for the weekend?


Stockmarkets are back to (or close to) their pre-crisis levels
Source: Economist [12]

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URLs in this post:

[1] The Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/13/4079280/greed-is-groupon-can-anyone-save-the-company-from-itself

[2] GQ: http://www.gq.com/news-politics/mens-lives/201303/get-an-office-wife

[3] The Washington Monthly: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/march_april_2013/on_political_books/bar_examined043320.php#

[4] boing boing: http://boingboing.net/2013/03/12/the-day-my-grandfather-groucho.html

[5] The Diplomat: http://thediplomat.com/2013/03/12/chinas-military-development-beyond-the-numbers/?all=true

[6] Outside: http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/culinary/The-Blind-Man-Making-the-Worlds-Best-Glacial-Vodka.html?page=all&src=longreads

[7] Echoes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-13/how-benjamin-franklin-invented-the-mail-order-business.html

[8] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/03/bob_woodward_and_gene_sperling_what_woodward_s_john_belushi_book_can_tell.single.html?src=longreads

[9] Vice: http://www.vice.com/read/de-nimes-000413-v20n2?src=longreads

[10] Boston Review: http://www.bostonreview.net/BR38.2/stephen_phelan_japan_tsunami_anniversary.php?src=longreads

[11] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/20130316_inc255.png

[12] Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/economic-and-financial-indicators/21573571-stockmarkets

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