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When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school. And he has no serious experience playing organized football.
What changes? He takes up...
A national best-selling author whose subjects range from sports to economics, Michael Lewis has been hailed as a master storyteller by the New York Times. Here he examines the American economic collapse of the early 21st century, profiling very few heroes, numerous villains and several people who just should have known better. Lewis offers a biting rebuke to this motley band of financial " experts" with keen research and a sharp pen.
10) Flash Boys
From the #1 bestselling author of The Blind Side and Moneyball
Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short, Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets.
Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the US stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that,...
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.
13) Liar's Poker
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar's Poker.Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street's premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar's Poker is the culmination...
"Entertaining, very informative, and essential for parents, fans, and players."
--Tony DiCicco, Head Coach, 1999 Women's Cup Champions
"Two thumbs up.... This book will broaden your knowledge of the game."
--Ron Newman, all-time winningest American Soccer Coach
"This book will help people to understand why soccer is the world's sport and why we love it so much."
--Tiffeny Milbrett, Forward, U.S. Women's National Team
Who better to shine a light into the shadows of the nation's capital in the age of Trump than the bestselling author of Liar's Poker and The Big Short?
In this audio investigation—unavailable in book form—Lewis narrates his 2018 report from Washington originally published in Bloomberg View. From inside the White House press room—which Lewis describes as having...