GOOD Books: On Wall Street
GOOD Books is a weekly roundup of what we're reading and what we wish we were reading.
The past couple weeks have brought some unwanted attention to a couple of New York’s most infamous blocks: Wall Street. With
Biography of the Dollar: How the Mighty Buck Conquered the World and Why It’s Under Siege
By Craig Karmin
272 pages. Crown Buisness. $25.95.
What’s this whole Wall Street fuss about, anyway? It comes down to one
The Big Short
By Michael Lewis
266 pages. W.W. Norton & Company. $16.60.
Michael Lewis’ debut novel, Liar’s Poker, was an autobiographical account of his time as a trader. The experience prompted Le
Too Big to Fail
By Andrew Ross Sorkin
640 pages. Penguin. $12.24.
At the time Lehman Brothers' collapse in 2008, financial journalists were scrapping together book proposals chronicling the contemporary economic crisis.
By David T. Lender
234 pages. Brindle Publishing. $11.69.
David T. Lender has 25 years of experience in the financial sector, so he is well prepared to write fiction set on Wall Street. In his novel Bull Str
By H.T. Narea
464 pages. Forge Books. $18.24.
Rounding out this week’s pair of Wall Street novels is H.T. Narea’s financial thriller—who thought that would ever be a genre?—The
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