A modern resissue of a bestselling classic by the author of the #1 bestseller THE BIG SHORT
By the author of the #1 bestseller THE BIG SHORT and the original business classic LIAR'S POKER
While Michael Lewis worked as a bond dealer at Salomon Brothers he began his second career as a journalist and helped to record a real-life 'bonfire of the vanities'.
Not afraid of interviewing the world's most notorious financiers or of revealing the treachery and deception behind some of the biggest financial deals ever made, in The Money Culture, Lewis provides a contemporary record of the ups and downs of the world's money markets and the rise and fall of some of the larger-than-life personalities.
Praise for LIAR'S POKER: 'An amazing book, readable, funny and mind-boggling ... one of the great business books of all time' - Punch
Read all about it: headlong greed, inarticulate obscenity, Animal House horseplay . . . - The Sunday Times
Immense verve and wit - 20/20 Magazine
A highly immoral book - Daily Mail
Wickedly funny - Daily Express
As traders would say, this book is a buy - Financial Times
Michael Lewis is a former banker who worked at Salamon Brothers in the height of Eighties boom. He writes regularly as a journalist and is the author of several books, including the international bestseller, LIAR'S POKER.
Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has written several books including the international bestseller, Liar's Poker, widely considered the book that defined Wall Street during the 1980s. Lewis is contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and also writes for Vanity Fair and Portfolio magazine. He is married with three children.