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Keith Holzman,
Lefsetz Letter Your anticipatory hype is forgotten in the endless tsunami of new data. It makes no sense to build anticipation, it just dissipates. Now you pounce when the story is hot. Radiohead started it, Beyonce improved upon it and now Michael Lewis is taking it to the book business. The new watchword of marketing is SURPRISE! It’s no different from Sony selling Mariah Carey singles for 49 cents to go number one.

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