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#1 Oct 06 2011 at 2:37 PM Rating: Excellent
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Saw this author interviewed on the Daily Show about his new book, Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World, and was wondering if anyone else had read it or some of his other works. He's the author of Moneyball, which came out recently in the theaters.

The books sounds interesting, starting off talking about a guy making a fortune better on economic declines (and being right) and then the author visiting several countries severely affected by the recent exploding debts in the EU: Ireland, Greece, and Iceland. He also gives his thoughts on Germany. Some reviews I read said he's a little off, especially in some of his thoughts when he psycho-analyzes the cultures of these countries, but almost all day he's a great entertaining writer and the content is incredibly relevant, especially with all this happening in the past few years and a Greek default on the horizon. I also heard most of the book is just a rewrite of his article in Vanity Fair (which I have not read).

Anyone read anything of his, or this book in particular, and recommend it?
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