Friday Jul 18
Must reads for summer 2014
There are good and bad things about working in a library. The good: all of the great books that you discover and get to read.
Became General Manager of the A's after Sandy Alderson stepped down in 1997. Beane is the subject of Michael Lewis's book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game .
"Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt"
Michael Lewis talks about the rise of high-frequency traders in the stock market and discusses how they manipulate the workings of the market, with the help of big banks, to shortchange regular investors.
Aaron Sorkin In Talks To Adapt Moneyball Author's New Novel
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is reportedly in talks to adapt Michael Lewis ' book Flash Boys : A Wall Street Revolt for the big screen.
Aaron Sorkin said close to doing 'Flash Boys' script
It appears that Aaron Sorkin is going to do to Wall Street what he did to the founding of Facebook Inc. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sorkin is in talks to write a screenplay adaptation of "Flash Boys," Michael Lewis' best-selling book about how high-frequency trading on Wall Street was used to manipulate stock prices and game the stock ... (more)