A couple of links for your lunch hour:

–> Penguin UK is offering 20% off econ related books:

Short-selling, bank nationalization, liquidation, recession, boom and bust. These are all terms that most of us may not have heard for a decade or so, and for some, even in a lifetime. Yet whether browsing the web, reading a newspaper or watching the television, one is inundated with this financial newspeak. To help make sense of it all, we have come up with a list of some of our most accessible and insightful books on the economy.

–> John J. Miller has a short conversation with Claire Berlinski, author of There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters at Between the Covers.


–> Forgot this one.  Mr. birnbaum talks with Amy Bloom.