An interview with the literary agent about the state of the book industry and how, at least for him, it continues to be quite lucrative.
Tuesday, October 8
Sunday, October 6
On the online mug shot industry, which posts mug shots of anyone arrested (regardless of conviction) and charges $30 to $400 to have the photo removed.
Thursday, October 3
Oil and iron-ore baron Eike Batista’s very bad year.
Tuesday, October 1
A young wonk is handed the budget of the world’s smallest republic.
Monday, September 30
A post-acquisition profile of Tumblr’s David Karp.
Thursday, September 26
The rise and fall of Colorado’s newly-legal cash crop.
Monday, September 16
“Turns out your laptop—or camera or gaming system or gold necklace—may have a smidgen of Congo’s pain somewhere in it.”
Auditing a bankrupt city.
Sunday, September 15
“The only thing I’m able to conclude after my trip here is that it’s incredibly difficult for a poor country to go about getting un-poor.”
Saturday, September 14
The battle between government and industry for America’s best hackers.
Tuesday, September 10
How A+E’s CEO is navigating the new TV environment with hit shows like “Duck Dynasty.”
Friday, September 6
On the road with Johnson Zeng, who buys up the metal “Americans won’t or can’t be bothered to recycle.”