Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

in New Orleans, Louisiana, The United States
October 15, 1960



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.

Average rating: 4.14 · 340,220 ratings · 19,788 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
Moneyball: The Art of Winni...

4.23 avg rating — 66,349 ratings — published 2003 — 36 editions
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The Big Short: Inside the D...

4.24 avg rating — 84,958 ratings — published 2009 — 53 editions
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The Blind Side: Evolution o...

4.16 avg rating — 60,076 ratings — published 2006 — 35 editions
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Liar's Poker

4.15 avg rating — 48,453 ratings — published 1989 — 43 editions
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Flash Boys: A Wall Street R...

4.10 avg rating — 37,218 ratings — published 2014 — 34 editions
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Boomerang: Travels in the N...

3.87 avg rating — 29,956 ratings — published 2011 — 40 editions
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The New New Thing: A Silico...

3.69 avg rating — 4,410 ratings — published 1999 — 26 editions
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Home Game: An Accidental Gu...

3.62 avg rating — 3,140 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Next: The Future Just Happened

3.65 avg rating — 1,201 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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Coach: Lessons on the Game ...

3.78 avg rating — 1,045 ratings — published 2005 — 11 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


The movie adaptation of Michael Lewis’s The Big Short is up for five Academy Awards. Which category do you think it has the best chance of winning?

Sponsored by: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
By: Michael Lewis
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Adapted Screenplay
  207 votes, 51.0%

Best Supporting Actor, Christian Bale
  98 votes, 24.1%

Best Picture
  50 votes, 12.3%

Film Editing
  31 votes, 7.6%

Best Director, Adam McKay
  20 votes, 4.9%


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