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The characters and their stories are very interesting providing the needed personality to keep the reader engaged.
Michael Lewis' The Big Short will go a long ways helping anybody wanting to understand how subprime mortages cause the collapse of our financial market.
If you want to feel like you are getting the true insiders view of just what happenned in the financial crisis, this is the book to read.
I work in investments and some of the lingo/processes are confusing to ME, so I can see this book being really confusing to non-finance people, but a great read nonetheless.Published 4 hours ago by Christopher M. Devenney
Very educational. Must read for those still trying to figure out the Great Recession. This book takes an extremely complicated topic and interprets it for the layman.Published 1 day ago by djacobsen
Someone recommended this to me. I'm not usually a non fiction reader but I enjoyed this. Some of it was a little over my head but by the end it made sense.Published 1 day ago by Kalai
I thoroughly enjoyed this book by Michael Lewis on the recent financial crisis. As is his style, the story is told largely from the point if view of several people that saw what... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Farm Boy
A few brilliant oddballs foresee the subprime mortgage implosion and make the bets of a lifetime. In the 3-4 years leading up to the crisis, these individual's drill down further... Read morePublished 1 day ago by laksmi
This book is fascinating and extremely well written (and just a little terrifying). A triumph from a guy who is quickly becoming my favorite writer.Published 4 days ago by S. Lacey
A fascinating look at the subprime mortgage crisis from a completely different perspective. This is mostly about equity fund managers who got rich from betting against the whole... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Scott Shorey
Excellent and fairly short book on what happened to cause 2008. If you read just one book on the financial crisis, this should be it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Tea