Perhaps a publishing boom will replace the construction bust? The financial crisis of 2007 and subsequent labor market malaise has spawned scores of books. But even the best and most popular of these—Michael Lewis’ The Big Short, David Wessell’s In Fed We Trust, Simon Johnson’s 13 Bankers —don’t seem to take partisan politics seriously. The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics by veteran political reporter Thomas Edsall, suggests that’s a mistake.
Financial journalist and award-winning author Michael Lewis has a glowing review of John Lanchester's upcoming novel Capital, which will be published in May. In The New York Review of Books, Lewis writes that Lanchester " He has a g... Read Post
"The Big Short," Michael Lewis's yarn on the financial crisis that hit stores today. We did, however, read his acknowledgments, where Lewis praises "A.K. Barnett-Hart, a Harvard undergraduate who had just written a thesis about the ... Read Post