A Book with No Ending

Unfinished last works by famous authors have always intrigued readers. Just as fascinating is Herge’s last Tintin, where Haddock loses his taste for whisky and the pages turn blank even as Tintin faces inevitable death.

The Question

An extract from Martel’s novel, within which is incorporated a play about a donkey (Beatrice) and a monkey (Virgil).

Contrarian Cash

Michael Lewis on the oddballs and wiseguys who saw America’s financial crisis coming and made whopping fortunes betting the other way.

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