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"...comprehensive and chilling..."
"...his action scenes are intimate and engaging..."
-The New Yorker
"Sorkin's prodigious reporting and lively writing put the reader in the room for some of the biggest-dollar conference calls in history. It's an entertaining book, brisk book...Sorkin skillfully captures the raucous enthusiasm and riotous greed that fueled this rational irrationality."
-The New York Times Book Review
"...brings the drama alive with unusual inside access and compelling detail...A deeply researched account of the financial meltdown."
"...meticulously researched...told brilliantly. Other blow-by-blow accounts are in the works. It is hard to imagine them being this riveting."
"Sorkin's densely detailed and astonishing narrative of the epic financial crisis of 2008 is an extraordinary achievement that will be hard to surpass as the definitive account...as a dramatic close-up, his book is hard to beat."
"Sorkin's book, like its author, is a phenom...an absolute tour de force."
-The American Prospect
"Andrew Ross Sorkin pens what may be the definitive history of the banking crisis."
-The Atlantic Monthly
"Andrew Ross Sorkin has written a fascinating, scene-by-scene saga of the eyeless trying to march the clueless through Great Depression II."
"...Sorkin has succeeded in writing the book of the crisis, with amazing levels of detail and access."
"Sorkin can write. His storytelling makes "Liar's Poker" look like a children's book."
Andrew Ross Sorkin is the award-winning chief mergers and acquisitions reporter for The New York Times, a columnist, and assistant editor of business and finance news. He is also the editor and founder of DealBook, an online daily financial report. He has won a Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism, and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader.
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Gee, let me think. Ummm......AWESOME
ELECTRIFYING AND IMPRESSIVE. Period. Seriously, Sorkin must be a genius to be able to put this all together. Read more
We followed this story as it happened and this book is an excellent accounting of the whole mess. It remains a story with many victims and no perpetrators; justice failed. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Leonard Pacelli
The hype created by the movie promises a quality that the book simply fails to deliver. Unfortunately for the reader, the book suffers from a "rush to publish" that left research... Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2011 by Tag Canada
Excellent book. Makes you feel as if you were right there as everything was happening from the Fed's to the Big players boardroom's.Published on July 5 2010 by Darcy J. Neepin
I usually avoid "exposés" as the authors tend to exaggerate and overstate their case. However, it is evident that Andrew Sorkin has done in-depth research on the economic... Read morePublished on Feb. 23 2010 by Jeffrey Sidel