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Michael Lewis

  1. podcasts
    April Podcast Preview: Cops, True Crime, and Michael LewisPlus a guide to surviving natural disasters.
  2. tv deals
    The Obamas’ First Netflix Project Will Be Adapting This Book About TrumpThe Fifth Risk explores how Trump’s administration has destroyed the government from within.
  3. lit parade
    Michael Lewis’s The Fifth Risk Breaks Through the Trump Book NoiseIn a stormy season of Trump exposés, Lewis’s explainer of government (dys)function earns the highest praise.
  4. q&a
    Michael Lewis on His New Book About Trump’s Wholesale Destruction of Government“No matter where I went in my mind, they said to me, ‘No, it’s worse.’”
  5. books
    The Big-Money, Big-Deal Books of the FallAll the season’s probable (or wannabe) best sellers, from Michelle Obama, Michael Lewis, Sally Field, David Blight, and (sorry) Tucker Carlson.
  6. audiobooks
    Audiobooks Are the New E-books, Except They Might Keep GrowingThe rise of audiobooks is a tech story, and the battle for its future involves the same players as the e-book wars.
  7. audiobooks
    The Coming Storm Is Riveting, But Why Is It an Audiobook?In his latest project, Michael Lewis investigates America’s crisis of kleptocracy.
  8. casting couch
    Michael Lewis Says Hollywood Won’t Adapt Flash Boys Because It Has an Asian LeadThe nonfiction best seller is about Bradley Katsuyama, a real person of Asian descent.
  9. donald trump
    Michael Lewis on the Psychological Quirks Trump Exploited to Become PresidentRiffing off his new book, the author explains that he is extremely worried about Donald Trump’s personality and thirst for certainty.
  10. Reading Michael Lewis’s New Book Made Me More Worried About Donald TrumpSome leaders are really good at understanding that humans are flawed decision-makers. Others … well, you know.
  11. behavioral economics
    Michael Lewis’s Next Book Will Be About the Godfathers of Behavioral EconomicsThis ought to be good.
  12. q&a
    Michael Lewis on The Big Short“They should have broken up the banks.”
  13. movie review
    The Big Short Turns the Financial Meltdown Into a Heist ComedyDirector Adam McKay invents his own glorious goofball syntax: part business thriller, part stand-up comedy, with a liberal dash of NPR didacticis.
  14. The Big Short Will Make You Furious All Over Again About 2008The pitchfork mobs didn’t quite make it to Wall Street. So seven years later, the man who brought you Anchorman decided to give it another go.
  15. Michael Lewis on The Big Short“They should have broken up the banks.”
  16. castings
    Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling Join Brad Pitt’s Big Short AdaptationIt’ll be directed by Anchorman’s Adam McKay.
  17. cups
    Toni Morrison, George Saunders, and Michael Lewis Are Now Published by ChipotleOn cups.
  18. flash boys
    9 Gripes From a High-Frequency TraderThe author “didn’t bother to understand” the world of high-frequency trading, according to this industry honcho.
  19. flash boys
    What It’s Like to Star in a Michael Lewis BookRonan Ryan, the hero of Lewis’s new book Flash Boys, on working with the best-selling author.
  20. wall street
    Michael Lewis Beefing With a Banker, Right on TimeHow else to celebrate publication of his new book?
  21. market folly
    Should You Be Worried About High-Frequency Trading?Or is digital front-running a rich man’s problem?
  22. flash boys
    Michael Lewis: Flash Boys Could Shake Wall St.The star author’s latest is out Monday and he’s expecting big impact.
  23. Adam McKay Is Directing a Movie About the Economic CrisisWriter/director Adam McKay (Anchorman(s), Step Brothers) has found his next movie. McKay has signed on to develop Michael Lewis’s book, The Big […]
  24. adaptations
    Adam McKay to Write and Direct The Big ShortThe Michael Lewis book.
  25. ink-stained wretches
    The White House Helped Edit Michael Lewis’s Barack Obama StoryVanity Fair agreed to quote-approval.
  26. ink-stained wretches
    Michael Lewis Given ‘Extensive’ Access to ObamaThe Moneyball author’s piece will appear in Vanity Fair’s October issue.
  27. tv
    Michael Lewis’s Home Game Headed to ABCBut who will play Tabitha Soren?
  28. ABC Scores Comedy From Moneyball AuthorAre you ready for some heart-warming family comedyyyyyyyyyyyyyy? Oh, I guess that’s actually a football reference rather than a baseball […]
  29. movies
    Michael Lewis to Adapt Liar’s Poker HimselfHe’ll write the screenplay for his 1989 financial book.
  30. lawsuits
    Our Four Favorite Excerpts From The Big Short Lawsuit Against Michael LewisNew Jersey asset manager Wing Chau has a literary-minded legal team.
  31. moneyballs
    Note: When Using Fake Bills, Do Not Keep Them in Your UnderwearThis is what we learned from today’s Stupid Crime of the Day.
  32. loose threads
    Soon You Can Shop Zara Online; Tom Ford Hires Women’s Shoe ConsultantAlso, model Catherine McNeil has quite a few pages in September’s Australian ‘Vogue.’
  33. exclusive
    Brad Pitt Moving Quickly on Adapting Michael Lewis’s The Big ShortFirst ‘Moneyball,’ now this.
  34. oh no he didn't
    Michael Lewis Asks for Trouble“Goldman Sachs is doomed.”
  35. books
    Michael Lewis Is the Latest Person to Overlook Harry MarkopolosHugo Lindgren looks at two new crisis books.
  36. the industry
    Exclusive: Pitt Options Michael Lewis’ New BookScott Rudin backed down, and now Pitt may star.
  37. news reel
    Blind Side Author Michael Lewis on Its Adaptation“The best writer in Hollywood is a dead writer.”
  38. bald men with money
    Baldness Not a Requirement for Working at Goldman SachsIt’s merely *encouraged.*
  39. ink-stained wretches
    Vanity Fair’s Fishy Tales From IcelandNo one cared about the tiny island until it collapsed. Now it’s worthy of some tall tales.
  40. the downturnaround
    The Downturnaround Kills Its IdolsEven the best financial minds of our time have made mistakes.
  41. the industry
    Will Ferrell to Honor George W. Bush on BroadwayPlus: Brad Pitt does math!
  42. ink-stained wretches
    Graydon Carter Steals From His SisterHe hired writer Michael Lewis away from sister publication ‘Portfolio.’