The Money Culture

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W. W. Norton & Company, Feb 14, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 298 pages

The classic warts-and-all portrait of the 1980s financial scene.

The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of '29, not only on Wall Street but around the world. Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an investment banker and later financial journalist, was uniquely positioned to chronicle the ambition and folly that fueled the decade.

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With this collection of 30-odd pieces (all previously published in a half-dozen magazine and newspapers), Lewis (Liar's Poker, 1989) stakes a further claim to being the wittiest critic of private ... Read full review

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I enjoy Michael Lewis's work. Lately I've been thinking about how much society is based on what-you-can-get-away-with. Michael Lewis seems to have a pretty fair eye for this, and bringing that to bear on Wall Street. Read full review

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

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