Posts from August 2010

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Mark Twain, Diamonds in Africa and a Fantastic Insider Trading Story

by Liron Lerman

I have recently finished reading Mark Twain’s “Following the Equator.” The writing is of course wonderful – what a joy. Twain writes about his journey around the equator around 1896, and provides very insightful observations about the locals and western attitudes to the locals. There are a number of stories I particularly liked and which […]