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Ben Mezrich

3.64 of 5 Votes: 1
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Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History (2011)
language
English
3.34 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I'm tempted to add a new category for books called "what the hell were you thinking?" Mezrich, author of The Accidental Billionaires (later made into the movie The Social Network) never seems to come close to answering this question. Sex on the Moon chronicles the brief rise and...
Straight Flush: The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire--and How It All Came Crashing Down . . . (2013)
language
English
3.43 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A quick read, as giddy and dizzying as the industry which spawned it: online poker, with its meteoric rise and fast crash. These guys were given a raw deal (pun intended) as poker was never meant to be part of the anti-gambling laws that swept it up, and Brent, the guy who took t...
The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal (2009)
language
English
3.46 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I really enjoyed this book, although there were a few things I was not a big fan of. First of all, I became a bit wary when the author stated that he was going off of various interviews and research and had actually never interviewed Mark Zuckerberg himself. Secondly, I felt this...
Straight Flush LP: The True Story of Six College Friends Who Dealt Their Way to a Billion-Dollar Online Poker Empire--and How It All Came Crashing Down... (2013)
language
English
3.42 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: brisk recap of the rise (lots of players and $) and fall (cheating scandal, legal crackdown by the federal gov't.) of the internet poker site AbsolutePoker.com. Nice job of capturing some of the excitement (and anxiety) associated with starting a new company, moving to a new cou...
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