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Writing Worth Reading

* [2]Lies And Medical Science
   David Freedman | Atlantic | 15 October 2010
   Profile of John Ioannidis, investigator into bias, falsification in
   medical research. Which turns out to be surprisingly frequent, due to
   academic ambition, slack methodology, influence of drug-company funding
 * [3]Death Of Fulton Fish Market Fixture
   Dan Barry | NYT | 15 October 2010
   Lament for Gloria Wasserman: beauty at 22, moved to Alaska, a couple of
   marriages, a descent through life, an old age spent selling bootleg
   cigarettes, scrubbing floors and lavatories at New York fish market
 * [4]Reinventing The Wheel
   William Easterly | Foreign Policy | 14 October 2010
   Countries with highest per capita income today are mostly countries
   which had most advanced technology 500—even 1,000—years ago. But
   globalisation means that poor countries can catch up, if they want to
 * [5]Topic: Steve Jobs

Interviews, profiles, parodies, and even an obituary, tracking the life
   of America's greatest... [6]Continue reading...

[7]Today on FiveBooks: Cooking

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