In Depth

In Depth: Ben Mezrich

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Ben Mezrich is the author of six non-fiction books:

Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions (2002); Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions (2005); Busting Vegas: The M.I.T Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their Knees (2005); Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai (2007); The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal (2009); Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History (2011).

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Ben Mezrich

Ben Mezrich's is an author and Scripter Award winning screenwriter whose twelve books include "Bringing Down the House: The True Story of Six M.I.T. Kids Who Took Vegas for Millions" and "The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal," both of which have been made into movies.  For more, visit: 

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  • Thursday, August 30th at 5pm (ET)
  • Thursday, August 30th at 9am (ET)
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  • Saturday, November 12th at 9am (ET)
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