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Mary Pilon

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Mary Pilon is the author of the "The Kevin Show" (Bloomsbury March 2018) and "The Monopolists," a New York Times bestseller that chronicles the secret history of the famous board game (Bloomsbury Feb 2015). A regular contributor to The New Yorker, Esquire, Fast Company, MSNBC, Vice, Politico, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, among other news outlets, Pilon has worked as a staff reporter at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal and was a producer for NBC Sports at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She made the Forbes magazine's first-ever 30 Under 30 list for media. A native Oregonian and fledgling marathoner, she currently lives in New York City. Visit her web site at marypilon.com and find her on Twitter @marypilon. ...more

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“In a family or other small group, altruism prevails, but the farther away a person gets from an individual, the less altruistic he or she behaves toward them.”
Mary Pilon, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

“Competitive capitalism is the best economic system in the world, but it is constantly being undermined by greedy monopolists.”
Mary Pilon, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

“All the ancient histories, as one of our wits say, are just fables that have been agreed upon.” —VOLTAIRE”
Mary Pilon, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game

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