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National Book Festival

Jim Cramer is markets commentator for CNBC, host of the CNBC show "Mad Money with Jim Cramer," host of the daily syndicated radio program "Jim Cramer's Real Money," a columnist for TheStreet.com and the "Bottom Line" columnist for "New York" magazine. After graduation from law school, he worked in the Private Client Services unit at Goldman, Sachs & Co., then founded his own firm (1987), which he ran until 2000. Cramer's books include the national best-seller "Confessions of a Street Addict "(2002). His current book, also a national best-seller, is "Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World" (Simon & Schuster, 2005). He lives in New Jersey.

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Jim Cramer