Nonfiction Round-Up (5/22/19)

Money, money, money–today’s nonfiction round-up highlights some that make it, and some that take it:

BITCOIN BILLIONAIRES: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption by Ben Mezrich

“Featured in the New York Times best-selling Facebook saga THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, basis of the film The Social Network, Harvard twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss had a life-changing fall-out with Mark Zuckerberg. Mezrich shows how they overcame the shock by vacationing in Ibiza, where they learned about cryptocurrency and, considering it either a fraud or the next big thing, risked entering the fray. Now they’re the first bitcoin billionaires.”–Library Journal, Pre-Pub Alert

MONEYLAND: The Inside Story of the Crooks and Kleptocrats Who Rule the World by Oliver Bullough

“[A]n eye-opening and stomach-churning exposé of financial transgressions on a global scale that threatens democracy and the institutions charged with its protection”–Booklist

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