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Ben Mezrich

Once Upon a Time In Russia: An Exclusive Interview With Ben Mezrich

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 06.25.2016 | Books
Zoey Gulmi

I recently caught up with Ben Mezrich, at his launch party to celebrate his book: "Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs."

Writers Won't Survive If Amazon Wins This Book Publishing Battle

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.05.2014 | Books

"Making a living writing books has changed dramatically."

Dear Writers, Editors, TV Producers, and Movie Directors

Dean Regas | Posted 06.26.2013 | Science
Dean Regas

If you have any astronomy in your stories -- if you mention space, if you display a telescope, even if you present the Moon only once -- please, for the love of Galileo, get an astronomy consultant.

Summer's Biggest, Juciest Book Adventures | By Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

The publishing and film industries are innately intertwined -- the peanut butter and chocolate of the entertainment world. This complimentary, crackli...

NPR Recommends The Best Summer Books | Adam Rathe | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

Summer is a strange time in the publishing world — most houses are waiting to publish their marquee books in the fall, heading back to school and in...

10 Most Anticipated Summer Reads | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

We are on the cusp of summer, and it’s time for a preview of the books and novels worth reading in the months to come. June marks the release of a s...

'The Social Network' And '21' Author's Next Unwritten Book Already Bought For Film

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ben Mezrich, the writer on whose nonfiction book the movie is based, is teaming up with "Network" producers for a new film called "Sex on the Moon." ...

The Facebook Enigma

Chris Hoofnagle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Chris Hoofnagle

Who is Mark Zuckerberg? Accidental Billionaires and The Facebook Effect help answer the question, but they leave room for other biographers to follow.

The Wages of Mendacity

David O. Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David O. Stewart

Remember James Frey's "memoir" which turned out to be largely false? This month, the liars are back, and lying continues to be a winning strategy.

In Your Face(book)

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

The soft pornmeister of yuppy nonfiction, Ben Mezrich, author of Bringing Down the House, is back to tell the story of the founding of the hugely successful social network, Facebook.