The Nudist on the Late Shift

And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley
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Random House
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ISBN 100965032728
ISBN 139780965032728

To discount the book on this account, though, would be to discard silver for a bit of tarnish. "The Nudist on the Late Shift'' is an engaging, instructional and fascinating read.

Robin Vidimos is a freelance writer who regularly contributes to Buzz in the 'Burbs and who hosts book chats on America Online. One day I came across a book called The Nudist on the Late Shift, which showed on its cover a naked man at a computer above the words “And Other True Tales of Silicon Valley.” I was a high.

THE NUDIST ON THE LATE SHIFT By Po Bronson. New York: Random House. $ ilicon Valley, as everyone knows, is the sunny place where cybernetic youth live out the ultimate fin de siecle dream, to conjure computer code that will improve millions of people's lives, and to get fabulously rich doing it, typically in a matter of months.

The Nudist on the Late Shift By PO BRONSON Reviewed by AMY HARMON "Bronson has an eye for detail and a rare ability to spin the worlds of business and technology into entertaining stories But the soul of Silicon Valley, if there is one, remains obscured.".

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The novelist Po Bronson (The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest) opens his new nonfiction book, The Nudist on the Late Shift, and Other True Tales of Silicon Valley, with a description of his.

One in particular, a gentleman who wished to work in the nude, inspired the title for a book about Silicon Valley by Po Bronson; The Nudist on the Late Shift. Although this example is extreme. Author of Holy Writ as Oral Lit: Broadcast of a City Arts & Lectures event with the author of "The Sportswriter." The author of "A Certain Age" and the author of "The Nudist on the Late Shift.".

At least that's the impression one gets from a back-to-back reading of Paul Andrews's Microsoft tome, "How the Web Was Won," and Po Bronson's pointillist Valley guide, "The Nudist on the Late Shift.".

“The thing about Stephen, he wears all those hats, without agony,” says Bronson, who is the author of “The Nudist on the Late Shift.” “It’s no problem for him to go from politics to. Po Bronson Brings Nurtureshock to Throckmorton in bestselling nonfiction books like The Nudist on the Late Shift and What the book and finds the author's "lack of introspection on the page.

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Serrano. Po Bronson, one of the most eloquent chroniclers of Silicon Valley’s great burst of creativity in the s, titled his classic book The Nudist on the Late Shift.

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The Nudist on the Late Shift, hit some. The Manhattan power couple George Mactier and Elizabeth Zimbalist are the book's central characters. George is a television producer for the emerging network MBC, the Mose Broadcasting Corporation.

His specialty is blurring fact and fiction, weaving live video of drug busts into his serial episodes of a narcotics squad -- but the show's ratings. Cassidy: Saboteur in search of elusive Silicon Valley fashion sense.

Amid the usual dearth of quality investment books, four recent releases stand out. Reportage: The Nudist on the Late Shift by Po Bronson, as mentioned above; a collection of bizarre tales from Silicon Valley, including the story of the creation of Hotmail Autobiography/business thriller: Burn Rate by Michael Wolff - a fantastically readable account of nasty dealings with venture capitalists.

Cassidy: Greg Bardsley’s ‘Cash Out’ is a reminder that in Silicon Valley, fact is stranger than fiction. Perhaps you'll be more realistically portrayed after the networks catch up with the age--Po Bronson, author of TheNudist on the Late Shift, and e.r. and L.A. Law vet Paul Manning are Author: Laura Tiffany.

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