Tells a story of spectacular, epic folly. This book takes us around the globe and back decades to trace the origins of the crisis. It introduces the people who saw it coming, the people who were asleep at the wheel and the people who were actively driving us all of cliff.
Michael Lewis retired from being a bond salesman at the age of 28, having risen from being a mere trainee. He looks back at his career, at the Golden Age of banking, at the company he worked for and the memorable figures within it, and at the spectacle of the financial boom [...]