The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Michael Lewis (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
February 01, 2011
Pages
291
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.81 X 8.21 inches | 0.56 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393338829
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About the Author

Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.

Reviews

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
One of the best business books of the past two decades.--Malcolm Gladwell
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
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