“Michael Lewis is a genius, and his book will give high-frequency trading a much-needed turn under the microscope.” (Kevin Roose - New York Magazine)^“Dazzling… guaranteed to make blood boil… riveting.” (Janet Maslin - The New York Times)^“If you read one business book this year, make it Flash Boys
.” (David Sirota - Salon)^“A beautiful narrative, so well-written. You’ve got to get this.” (Jon Stewart - The Daily Show)^“Important to public debate about Wall Street… in exposing what one of his central characters calls the ‘Pandora’s box of ridiculousness’ that financial exchanges have become.” (Philip Delves Broughton - The Wall Street Journal)^“Michael Lewis knows how to tell a story.” (Vanity Fair)^“Remarkable… Michael Lewis has a spellbinding talent for finding emotional dramas in complex, highly technical subjects.” (Financial Times)^“Who knew high-frequency trading was such a sexy subject?” (Bloomberg Business Week)^“Michael Lewis is one of the premier chroniclers of our age.” (Huffington Post)^“Score one for the humans! Critics of high speed, computer-driven trading have a new champion.” (CNN Money)^“If you own stock, you need to read Flash Boys
… and then call your broker.” (Entertainment Weekly)^“Flash Boys
richly deserves to be the first chapter in a new discussion of market rules and abuses… Lewis raises troubling and necessary questions.” (The American Conservative)^“When it comes to narrative skill, a reporter’s curiosity and an uncanny instinct for the pulse of the zeitgeist, Lewis is a triple threat.” (James B. Stewart - New York Times)^“[Lewis] is a top-flight storyteller.” (Lev Grossman - Time)^“A fast-paced tale backed by gutsy reporting.” (Tina Jordan - Entertainment Weekly)^“A tour de force that will grab and hold your attention like the best of thrillers.” (Jon Talton - Seattle Times)^“Lewis writes about the resilience of underdogs, even in the face of seemingly overwhelming odds. He’s doing essential work, and anything that embarrasses fat cats and encourages reform is a flash in the right direction.” (Julie Hinds - Detroit Free Press)^“Lewis simply tells the truth.” (Will Deener - Dallas News)^“Michael Lewis has another hit on his hands.” (Zachary Warmbrodt and Dave Clarke - Politico)^“[Lewis’s] ability to find compelling characters and tell a great story through their eyes is unparalleled. He can untangle complex subjects like few others. His prose sparkles.” (Joe Nocera - New York Times)^“Fascinating.” (Steven Pearlstein - The Washington Post)^“Lewis, as always, is exceedingly good at describing the complexities and absurdities of the subculture he portrays here… A deeply entertaining book, and one that illuminates how much our world has changed in less than a decade.” (Hector Tobar - Los Angeles Times)^“As always, Lewis simplifies the complex―and makes it fascinating.” (People)^“Recommended… Entertaining.” (San Francisco Chronicle)^“Entirely engaging… Illuminates a part of Wall Street that has generally done business in the shadows.” (New York Review of Books)
#1 New York Times Bestseller — With a new Afterword
"Guaranteed to make blood boil." —Janet Maslin, New York Times
In Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band together—some of them walking away from seven-figure salaries—to investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that Wall Street generates profits. If you have any contact with the market, even a retirement account, this story is happening to you.