If you are in the US, I hope you are enjoying your thanksgiving weekend.
Now that you have had some time to digest all the food from the past two days, here are three things to read this weekend.
FORTUNE — Jeff Bezos likes to read. That’s a dog-bites-man revelation if ever there was one, considering that Bezos is the cerebral founder and chief executive of a $100 billion empire built on books.
Just a few years ago, Best Buy was hailed as one of the finest retailers in the world. It had vanquished its rival, Circuit City, and was likely selling more electronics per square foot than any other company. But by 2012 it was in tatters.
Months of investigation followed, prompting Hewlett’s accusations on Tuesday that the British software maker, Autonomy, had engaged in “serious accounting improprieties.” Before the deal, H.P. claimed, Autonomy inflated its sales. The problems went undetected by outside accountants — both Autonomy’s auditors and a firm H.P. hired to vet the deal.
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