Day 6 | Sep 27, 2013 | 8:35

Sudhir Venkatesh on drugs, prostitution and his book "Floating City" + giveaway

Day 6 spoke to Columbia professor Sudhir Venkatesh on his controversial new book, "Floating City," a memoir of his research into the underground economy in New York City.

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