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Goldman 'Traitor' Scores $1.5M for Tell-All

Ex-Sachs exec Greg Smith to make big bucks on memoir

(Newser) - It looks like the Goldman Sachs exec who ripped the company in a New York Times editorial when he quit isn't going to suffer too badly for his angry farewell notice. Hachette's Grand Central imprint is paying Greg Smith $1.5 million for the worldwide rights to a... More »

Final Chapter for Mystery Writer Westlake

Donald E. Westlake dies of heart attack

(Newser) - Prolific mystery writer Donald E. Westlake, who wrote hundreds of novels, stories and screenplays under his own name and a posse of pseudonyms, died from a heart attack on New Year's Eve while vacationing in Mexico. He was 75. One of his characters, downsized executive turned killer Burke Devore, stands... More »

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