Next: The Future Just Happened (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, May 17, 2002 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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The New York Times bestseller. "His book is a wake-up call at a time when many believe the net was a flash in the pan."—BusinessWeek

With his knowing eye and wicked pen, Michael Lewis reveals how the Internet boom has encouraged changes in the way we live, work, and think. In the midst of one of the greatest status revolutions in the history of the world, the Internet has become a weapon in the hands of revolutionaries. Old priesthoods are crumbling. In the new order, the amateur is king: fourteen-year-olds manipulate the stock market and nineteen-year-olds take down the music industry. Unseen forces undermine all forms of collectivism, from the family to the mass market: one black box has the power to end television as we know it, and another one may dictate significant changes in our practice of democracy. With a new afterword by the author. 

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User Review  - Derek Neighbors - Goodreads

I enjoy Lewis' writing in general, but I particularly liked where he went with Next. Showing how the Internet boom has changed everything. Telling the tale of the revolution with real life stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - Omar Leal - Goodreads

Overall a well written book. It is especially reading it 10+ years after it was originally printing. Both because Mr. Lewis has continued to improve as a writer but also because it captures the ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

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.