The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

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W. W. Norton & Company
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6.34 X 9.17 X 1.05 inches | 1.1 pounds

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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 family.
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
I recommend everyone within the sound of my voice to read [this] book.--Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
I read it, marked it up for my staff, underlined it, made copies and asked them to read it.--Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.)
[A]n incredible piece of commentary on Wall Street.--Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.)
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