Here’s a set of mini-reviews of three new books for your July 4th holiday reading entertainment.
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- The accidental billionaires : the founding of Facebook, a tale of sex, money, genius and betrayal by Ben Mezrich. Doubleday, 2009.Two Harvard IT geeks hack into the university computer system, and end up creating Facebook. Also available as an audiobook.
- Adland : searching for the meaning of life on a branded planet by James P. Othmer. Doubleday, 2009.Personal chronicle about the life of an advertising man, told with humor and insight.
- The greatest trade ever : the behind-the-scenes story of how John Paulson defied Wall Street and made financial history. by Gregory Zuckerman. Broadway Books, 2009.Hedge fund manager John Paulson bets heavily against the subprime mortgage market and earns more than $15 billion in 2007. Also available as an audiobook.
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