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Bob Mankoff, cartoon editor for the New Yorker, has just released his new book, How About Never — Is Never Good For You? My Life In Cartoons. A combination memoir and behind-the-scenes look at how the New Yorker chooses its cartoons, How About Never is a charming read.
Congratulations, Bob!

The Leigh Bureau is proud to introduce Emily Parker, journalist and author of Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground. Emily draws on a unique background in political journalism, technology, and international relations to explain how the internet and social media have powered protest and change in China, Cuba, Russia, and beyond.

Nate Silver's new website, FiveThirtyEight, has just launched. Created in partnership with ESPN, this site will see Nate expand his trademark grasp of probability and prediction to a new range of subjects, including sports, economics, science, and, of course, politics. As Nate explains, this is the beginning of a new era in data-based journalism.

Robert Shiller has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics for his empirical analysis of asset prices.
Robert joins Paul Krugman, Tom Sargent, and Lars Peter Hansen as the Leigh Bureau's fourth Nobel laureate in economics.
Congratulations, Robert!

We are proud to introduce Susan Athey, the leading figure in internet economics. Susan's command of big data, online marketplace design, and virtual currency is an invaluable addition to the Leigh Bureau's roster.