The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show How the End of the Cold War Led to the Economic Crisis Listen 13 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/32616/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend John Lanchester, author of the novel The Debt to Pleasure, offers his particular take on the global economic crisis in his new book, I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay.