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Here are some of the things that I have found interesting recently.
 

Guy Spier

September 18 · Issue #1 · View online
Father, Husband, Value Investor and Author

Here are some of the things that I have found interesting recently.

Horsehead Holding
In spite of some great coverage - even in the New York Times, we lost our bid to participate in Horsehead Holdings post reorganization:
How Bankrupt Is Horsehead Holding? Its Investors Want to Know - The New York Times
Horsehead Holdings: Judges Final Judgement on Confirmation
Zinc producer's shareholders fall short in bankruptcy fight: Reuters
Power Broker & Gang Leader for a day
As I have navigated Horsehead, there are two books that I have been reading and which I have found helpful. 
Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets: Sudhir Venkatesh
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York: Robert A Caro
The art of political power — with Robert Caro and William Hague
Sam Harris
Faith in Reason by Waking Up with Sam Harris: Podcst #41
Hamilton & Lin Manuel Miranda
Lin Manuel Miranda is not just a genius: he’s a wonderful guy. In writing Hamilton I think that he will have single-handedly changed American political culture.
If you do not already know him, here is one of my favorite clips of him - one that shows off both his personality and the strengths of the show.
Broadway Carpool Karaoke ft. Hamilton & More - YouTube
Hamilton with Mohnish Pabrai
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