10 Weekend Reads

Hello, I will be your reading sommelier this weekend. May I suggest you settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself a hot cup of Joe, and enjoy our carefully blended longer-form weekend reads:

• Donald MacKenzie on high-frequency trading: Be grateful for drizzle (London Review of Books)
• Meet the shadowy tech brokers that deliver your data to the NSA (ZDNet)
• How climate change is affecting the world’s biggest food company (WonkBlog)
• The Economics of Pricelessness (Ribbon Farm)
• The War Nerd: The long, twisted history of beheadings as propaganda (Pando.com)
• The Boy with Half a Brain (Indianapolis Monthly)
• Confessions of a Fat Bastard: America’s first and only full-time barbecue editor (Texas Monthly)
• Jerry Jones can’t buy what he really wants: JJ seems a happy man, but what he really wants, he cannot have. (ESPN)
• What Jeff Koons has wrought: A Retrospective at the Whitney Museum (New Criterion)
• All Roads Lead to Willie Nelson: Rolling Stone’s Definitive Profile of the Country Icon (Rolling Stone)

Whats up this weekend?



Dollar Is a Winner As Policies Shift

Source: WSJ



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