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No one writes with more narrative panache about money and finance than Mr. Lewis....[he] does a nimble job of using his subjects’ stories to explicate the greed, idiocies and hypocrisies of a system notably lacking in grown-up supervision....Writing in faintly Tom Wolfe-ian prose, Mr. Lewis does a colorful job of introducing the lay reader to the Darwinian world of the bond market. — Michiko Kakutani (The New York Times)
Superb: Michael Lewis doing what he does best, illuminating the idiocy, madness and greed of modern finance. . . . Lewis achieves what I previously imagined impossible: He makes subprime sexy all over again. — Andrew Leonard (Salon.com)
One of the best business books of the past two decades. — Malcolm Gladwell (New York Times Book Review)
I read Lewis for the same reasons I watch Tiger Woods. I’ll never play like that. But it’s good to be reminded every now and again what genius looks like. — Malcolm Gladwell (New York Times Book Review)
Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, The Money Culture, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game, The Big Short, and Boomerang, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
Terrific book! Thoroughly enjoyed the insight and candid commentary on the financial services industry.Published 4 months ago by Doug Eveneshen
One the most fascinating financial stories ever written (if you like that sort of thing). It highlights how crooked the markets are, details how investment banks screwed people... Read morePublished 5 months ago by P. Bruneau
This book is not bad but the complicated language and the Economical terminology make it difficult for regular, everyday non-Economy experts.Published 12 months ago by bissan hazem
The Big Short by Michael Lewis is a must read for anyone interested in how the financial system works (or doesn't work). Read morePublished 14 months ago by Haidji