Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity

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Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity

Editor  Michael Lewis
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The New York Times bestseller: A masterful account of today’s money culture, showing how the underpricing of risk leads to catastrophe.

When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. In this New York Times bestseller, Michael Lewis is our jungle guide through five of the most violent and costly upheavals in recent financial history. With his trademark humor and brilliant anecdotes, Lewis paints the mood and market factors leading up to each event, weaves contemporary accounts to show what people thought was happening at the time, and, with the luxury of hindsight, analyzes what actually happened and what we should have learned from experience.

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

ISBN: 9780393337983

ISBN-10: 9780393337983

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: 11/02/2009 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/02/2009 - 12:00am

Pages: 400

Language: English


Business & Economics / Economic Conditions

Business & Economics / Finance

Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism