Ben Mezrich

Born Feb 7, 1969

Ben Mezrich is an American author from Princeton, New Jersey. He graduated magna-cum-laude with a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University in 1991. Some of his books have been written under the pseudonym Holden Scott. Mezrich attended Princeton Day School, in Princeton, New Jersey. He is known for his non-fiction books. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.… Read More

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  • Ben Mezrich On New Book About A Real Life Alien Hunter
    CBS News - Sep 10, 2016
  • Don’t Cry For “The Little Guy On Wall Street” - Sep 02, 2013
  • Books Of The Times: ‘Straight Flush’ By Ben Mezrich
    NYTimes - May 22, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Apr 26, 2013


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1969 Birth Born in 1969.


1991 22 Years Old He graduated magna-cum-laude with a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University in 1991. … Read More


2004 35 Years Old In 2004, Mezrich published a new book called Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions (ISBN 0-06-057500-X). … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In 2005 Mezrich published Busting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their Knees (ISBN 0-06-057512-3) a semi-sequel to Bringing Down the House. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old In 2007, Mezrich published Rigged (ISBN 0-06-125272-7) which recounts a largely fictional account of the formation of what would eventually become the Dubai Mercantile Exchange by two young visionaries, one in the New York Mercantile Exchange and the other in the Dubai Ministry of Finance.


2009 40 Years Old Mezrich published a new book in July 2009 about Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, titled The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding Of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal (ISBN 0-385-52937-6). … Read More
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