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.
A hedge fund manager in New Jersey is suing Michael Lewis and FrontPoint's Steven Eisman over defamation he claims occured in Lewis’s financial crisis megahit, "The Big Short," the WSJ reports. Wing Chau of Harding Advisory LLC, cla... Read Post
This is cool: Deal Journal: Deal Journal has yet to read “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 Harva... Read Post