Ritholtz's Reads: In Appreciation of the Paper Towel

Here are our special edition, longer-form weekend reads.

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a tall cup of coffee, and settle in for our longer-form reads:

  • The Astonishing Story of the Federal Reserve on 9-11 (Daily Kos)
  • The Self-Made Man: The Story of America's Most Pliable, Pernicious, Irrepressible Myth (Slate)
  • Revisiting the Lehman Brothers Bailout That Never Was (NYT)
  • Zero Percent Water (Medium)
  • Exodus: Elon Musk Argues That We Must Put a Million People on Mars If We Are to Ensure That Humanity Has a Future (Aeon) see also Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What? (NYT)
  • There Is Much to Learn From the Paper Towel: Making Products as Simple as Possible (Medium)
  • The NSA and Me (The Intercept)
  • Why is Thomas Piketty's 700-Page Book a Bestseller? (The Guardian)
  • The Internet Is Broken, and Shellshock Is Just the Start of Our Woes (Wired)
  • It's Silly to Be Frightened of Being Dead. The Process of Dying Is Another Matter (The Guardian)

What's up for the rest of the weekend?


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