Flash Boys and K Street

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Michael Lewis’s new #1 bestselling book Flash Boys explains how a real-life cabal of high frequency traders and Wall Street insiders has been legally exploiting the advanced speed of a custom-built fiber optic network to unethically profit on virtually all stock market transactions at the expense of other traders and the general public. What if, via a combination of insider knowledge and specialized data analysis, someone in Washington, D.C. has been conspiring to do much the same thing? And what if …

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The K Street Hunting Society by Andy Straka

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Coming soon. My latest book will be published March 30! Please check back for more details. It’s supposed to be an easy paycheck for private investigators Frank Pavlicek and his daughter Nicole. Their friend and fellow falconer Jake Toronto has a new client: multi-millionairess Raquel Greensmythe, founder and CEO of Greensmythe Global. Greensmythe keeps a stable of prized falcons at her Northern Virginia estate while her firm hunts sensitive information, using sophisticated data mining techniques to make predictions about pending …

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March 22 Panel at VA Book

MOSELEY WRITERS TO CRITIQUE FIRST MANUSCRIPT PAGES AT VA BOOK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, March 2, 2014 – The Charlottesville-based Moseley Writers will present Off to a Good Start: How to Hook an Editor on the First Page as part of the Virginia Festival of the Book. This encore panel will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2 p.m., in Ballroom A at the Omni Charlottesville hotel. Submit the first page of a manuscript for a speed critique by …

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Scientific proof that reading novels is good for you

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I always hoped my books might be good for your health :) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/brain-function-boosted-for-days-after-reading-a-novel-9028302.html

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