The Accidental Billionaires has ratings and reviews. “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich is a great book that I recommend to all young. Author’s Note. The Accidental Billionaires is a dramatic, narrative account based on dozens of interviews, hundreds of sources, and thousands. Answers by Ben Mezrich, New York Times Bestselling Author of Seven Wonders, Bringing Down the House, and the book that became The.

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To view it, click here. Now that I’ve finished it, I do feel pretty bad although they’re billionaires, so how bad should I feel? I love reading books that are detailed in surroundings. I would definitely recommend this novel if someone is interested in historical achievements and things that have developed the world. The social dynamic revealed in the book is that life is now to be lived online, something that might not be as positive a development as thought by many.

He just tries too hard. Though he no mearich interviewed billuonaires of the key players in this drama, the most important point of view is missingMark Zuckerberg’s. There are hints that Parker thought there was a conspiracy at play, accidenfal a large portion of this story seems to be missing.

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That said I think you can still enjoy the book, especially if you’re a huge fan of the movie. The author himself has noted elsewhere that he was making do with limited sources, but that the point of the book was not to be history but rather a commentary on the values of current culture.

After discovering what Zuckerberg has done, the Winklevoss’ and Narendra are infuriated and seek legal advice from their father’s lawyer. I realize that self respect is taught from birth at home, but education should turn on a light or two. The book, seemingly untouched by an editor’s hand, is dense with stereotypes, cliches, hyperbole, adolescent fantasies which seem to be the author’s more than those of the main charactersmixed metaphors, inappropriate comparisons, and comical malaprop Listening to audiobook, I could tell from the outset that it was going to be terrible.


Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories of young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality.

What got me intrigued was watching the movie, “The Social Network”. What followed—a real-life adventure filled with accidebtal venture capitalists, stunning women, and six-foot-five-inch identical-twin Olympic rowers—makes for one of accidentxl most entertaining and compelling books of the year. You’ll find out quite some background and if you like that, I recommend the bookand you might be left with equal quantities of sympathy for all the players insofar as they are depicted as being deserving of sympathy, which is an entirely subjective view-point.

Mezrich, himself, says several of the characters are composites more red flags, and some reviewers have complained the book was too long and boring. An effort to present the view of what did occur is made, but without knowing what was said, done, or thought by the most influential part of the founding of Facebook, we don’t really know what did happen.

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The stronger points of the book are the narrative side. Columbia Pictures released a film adaptation of the book in titled The Social Network. Character is not built up. And the book has little else to offer. The Accidental Billionaires reads like a romance novel for high school computer science geeks. Although Sean Parker did his best to try and exclude Eduardo from the business, Eduardo seemed like he was not putting the most he could into the company. The strange alignment of the frat-house lifestyle of the core team with the wealthy and ambitious venture capitalists of Silicon Valley especially deserves a more in-depth treatment.


Open Preview See a Problem? I also find it very diplomatic and fair to all sides. Mezrich has authored sixteen books, with a combined printing of over four million copies, including the wildly successful Bringing Down the House: Is this a fine piece of literature? The Accidental Billionaires is the most commercially well-known book out there, which tells the story of Mark Zuckerberg and facebook.

The only thing that makes this worthwhile is that you may learn more about Facebook, then you would have to cull from several sources.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Also, I never quite understood what his role in the company was. He’s also pretty smart, and even the douche-y things he does seem sort of justified. As Daria’s theme song says, “You’re standing on my neck! The book coyly hints there might have been more than a business partnership but stops short of alleging a gay component to their relationship.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I wonder why Zuckerberg didn’t sue Mezrich. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Also, he wrote this book without being able to get an interview with Mark Zukerberg!

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Everything is made too easy. Once Upon a Time in Russia: It’s noteworthy that Zuck doesn’t seem to have evolved much in the last decade as the current debacle shows. He is a columnist for Boston Common and a contributor for Flush magazine.