Names in the news

i-cb871462d587ce5377455ff9e2535dd3-wb_alumni.jpgAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos ’86 explained the best way to read in the bathtub using his company’s Kindle. [New York Times Magazine]

Walter Kirn ’83 and director Jason Reitman discussed the film adaptation of Kirn’s novel Up in the Air. [Studio 360]

At Stanford, Ge Wang *08 turns iPods into instruments in an effort to “push the frontiers of the four-decade-old field of computer music.” [New York Times]

Matt Laurer and Cornel West *80 talked about the Princeton professor’s new autobiography, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. [Today Show]