Michael Lewis





Michael Lewis

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October 15, 1960

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Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, The Money Culture, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game, The Big Short, and Boomerang, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.

His latest book, Flash Boys, was published on March 31, 2014.


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Average rating: 4.11 · 184,552 ratings · 13,193 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
Moneyball: The Art of Winni...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 46,363 ratings — published 2003 — 34 editions
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The Big Short: Inside the D...
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The Blind Side: Evolution o...
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Liar's Poker
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 29,279 ratings — published 1989 — 31 editions
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Boomerang: Travels in the N...
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Flash Boys: A Wall Street R...
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The New New Thing: A Silico...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 2,475 ratings — published 1999 — 24 editions
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Home Game: An Accidental Gu...
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Panic: The Story of Modern ...
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Next: The Future Just Happened
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 756 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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October 2011, Michael Lewis
"Where is your money? The nonfiction wizard who gave us Moneyball and The Big Short examines the terrifying state of the world's economy in his new book, Boomerang." ...More

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“Those who know don't tell and those who tell don't know.”
Michael Lewis, Liar's Poker

“The pleasure of rooting for Goliath is that you can expect to win. The pleasure of rooting for David is that, while you don’t know what to expect, you stand at least a chance of being inspired.”
Michael Lewis, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

“The men on the trading floor may not have been to school, but they have Ph.D.’s in man’s ignorance.”
Michael Lewis, Liar's Poker

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