On the surface, Paul English's story resembles that of many successful tech entrepreneurs: awkward software engineer turned billionaire. But author Tracy Kidder's "A Truck Full of Money" goes beyond that stereotype and digs into English's complicated relationship with money and his day-to-day life with bipolar disorder. Nearly 35 years after Kidder's Pulitzer-Prize winning book, "The Soul of A New Machine," examined the world of computer hardware, Forum talks to Kidder about Paul English and the new age of tech entrepreneurs.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy Kidder Examines the Mind of Tech Genius Paul English
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Tracy Kidder's latest book is "A Truck Full of Money." (Photo: Gabriel Amadeus Cooney)
Tracy Kidder, author, "Truck Full of Money"