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‘Money’ tells the history of currency – with some digressions

Many of us spend a good chunk of our waking hours in the pursuit of money: earning it, spending it, and (hopefully) saving it. How much money we have determines where we live and how we live. But what it, exactly? That’s one of many questions that Jacob Goldstein, co-host of NPR’s “Planet Money” podcast, tackles in “Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing,” a courageous

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