The Big Short : Inside the Doomsday Machine

The Big Short : Inside the Doomsday Machine

Book Title: The Big Short : Inside the Doomsday Machine

Author: Michael Lewis

Format: Paperback | 320 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jun 2019

ISBN-13: 9780393338829

The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can't pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren't talking. Michael Lewis creates a fresh, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor, a fitting sequel to his #1 bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely-really unlikely-heroes, Lewis fashions a story as compelling and unusual as any of his earlier bestsellers, proving yet again that he is the finest and funniest chronicler of our time.