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How Do You Account for Michael Lewis' Great Success?

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The real subject of any story about a bubble is how the conventional wisdom continues to justify facts swinging further and further from reality. Why did so many fail to recognize what the few saw?

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis

Alicia Whitaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alicia Whitaker

"...the powers that be might step in at any time to prevent individual American subprime mortgage borrowers from failing. The powers that be never did...

Michael Lewis' New Book, 'The Big Short,' Likley 'The Single Best Piece Of Financial Journalism Ever Written': Felix Salmon

The Big Short | Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michael Lewis' 'The Big Short,' Felix Salmon writes, "is not the story of the crisis, as the crisis is commonly understood." "Instead, Lewis has foun...