Michael Lewis


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in New Orleans, Louisiana, The United States
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.

Average rating: 4.15 · 591,093 ratings · 33,181 reviews · 29 distinct worksSimilar authors
Moneyball: The Art of Winni...

4.26 avg rating — 97,101 ratings — published 2003 — 46 editions
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The Big Short: Inside the D...

4.29 avg rating — 129,824 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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The Blind Side

4.18 avg rating — 81,381 ratings — published 2006 — 37 editions
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Liar's Poker

4.15 avg rating — 78,906 ratings — published 1989 — 20 editions
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Flash Boys: A Wall Street R...

4.15 avg rating — 64,382 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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Boomerang: Travels in the N...

3.90 avg rating — 40,331 ratings — published 2011 — 54 editions
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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Dem...

4.08 avg rating — 31,066 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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The Undoing Project: A Frie...

3.99 avg rating — 42,826 ratings — published 2016 — 39 editions
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The Coming Storm

3.82 avg rating — 5,388 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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The New New Thing: A Silico...

3.75 avg rating — 6,975 ratings — published 1999 — 30 editions
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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 M. Lewis, Liar's Poker

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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?

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Adapted Screenplay
 
  207 votes, 51.5%

Best Supporting Actor, Christian Bale
 
  97 votes, 24.1%

Best Picture
 
  48 votes, 11.9%

Film Editing
 
  30 votes, 7.5%

Best Director, Adam McKay
 
  20 votes, 5.0%

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