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Book Review: 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Great Recession'

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Sometimes I wonder if I’ve simply read enough about the recession. Fact is, we’ve all lived it. Depending on your perspective, you might feel we’re still living it.

And this recession, which seems destined to go down in history as The Great Recession, happened to coincide with (or contribute to) massive transformations in the media and publishing industries, from offline to online, from newspaper-centric to Web-based.

As a result, if you have been able to escape articles and opinion pieces on the recession, you should thank your lucky stars, friend. I, for one, seem to be bombarded by them by the dozens, on a daily basis.