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 · 669,175 ratings · 36,079 reviews · 31 distinct worksSimilar authors
Moneyball: The Art of Winni...

4.23 avg rating — 111,373 ratings — published 2003 — 46 editions
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The Big Short: Inside the D...

4.27 avg rating — 143,728 ratings — published 2010 — 80 editions
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The Blind Side

4.15 avg rating — 89,199 ratings — published 2006 — 37 editions
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Liar's Poker

4.14 avg rating — 86,944 ratings — published 1989 — 62 editions
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Flash Boys: A Wall Street R...

4.13 avg rating — 72,380 ratings — published 2014 — 56 editions
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The Undoing Project: A Frie...

3.96 avg rating — 52,301 ratings — published 2016 — 40 editions
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Boomerang: Travels in the N...

3.90 avg rating — 42,094 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Dem...

4.09 avg rating — 37,028 ratings — published 2018 — 28 editions
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The Coming Storm

3.82 avg rating — 5,807 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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The New New Thing: A Silico...

3.76 avg rating — 7,980 ratings — published 1999 — 30 editions
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Liar's Poker The Big Short: Inside the D...
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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


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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