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The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Largest Company Really Works--and how it's Transforming the American Economy

Author’s Note: This might seem like an odd book to review given the fact that it came out almost a decade ago. However, when it came time for me to read my 100th book of the year, successfully completing my… 1,466 more words

Audiobooks

Alan's Alley Video Store To Close A Year After Moving

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A year after moving to a new building and averting fears that it might close, revered independent video store Alan’s Alley is going out of business. 321 more words

News

Patriot Pirates and The Invisible Hook: studies of the economics of piracy

A quick review of a fantastic little book, and a great audiobook, about the economics of piracy.

Patriot pirates is about the American tendency to outsource commerce raiding during the War of Independence to commercial interests. 202 more words

Book Reviews

In the President's Secret Service: behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the Presidents they protect by Ronald Kessler

In the President’s Secret Service: behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the Presidents they protect by Ronald Kessler  ISBN  978-0307461353  (Read by Alan Sklar) 234 more words

Adult Non-fiction