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flagamuffin  ·  677 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The New York Times Is Not Built For ThisĀ 

friedman crops up more often than just about any other author in the clearance section at the resale bookstore. this is my primary metric for quality. also i read one of his books and it sucked, he was like the malcolm gladwell of international economics/geopolitics.

other contenders for most frequently resold author: bill clinton, shakespeare.




lil  ·  677 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Shakespeare is pretty excited to have his stuff still in print.

flagamuffin  ·  676 days ago  ·  link  ·  

and clinton isn't??

lil  ·  676 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, but Clinton's mostly still alive. Imagine his excitement if he weren't.