In Depth with Ben Mezrich
Ben Mezrich talked about his life and career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included choosing… read more
Ben Mezrich talked about his life and career and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included choosing the topics of his books, his research and writing style, and the experience of having books made into movies.
A video clip was shown of an interview with Brian Sweany from July 15, 2011. Video clips were shown in the background, including form the movies 21 and The Social Network.
Ben Mezrich is the author of novels and several nonfiction books including: Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions; Busting Vegas: The M.I.T Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their Knees; and Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai. Two of his book, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook and Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, have been made into motion pictures. His latest book is Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History. close
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