Michael Lewis

Author of "Home Game"

Michael Lewis appears in the following:

Two Cautionary Data Tales

Friday, June 29, 2012

Data doesn’t always expose and explain, it can also lead us astray. OTM producer Jamie York looks at two time in the recent past when an overreliance on data has had disastrous consequences. Joe Flood, author of The Fires and Dennis Smith, author and veteran firefighter tell the story of the RAND Corporation and the fires in the Bronx in the 1970’s.  And Scott Patterson, author of The Quants and Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, explain how math and science whiz kids nearly destroyed Wall Street.

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Michael Lewis on Banking Reform

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, talks about financial reform efforts and Goldman Sachs.

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The Big Short

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Michael Lewis gives an account of how the U.S. economy was driven over the cliff. His latest book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, is an insider’s view of the people behind the financial collapse—the villains, a few heroes, and those who look very foolish: high government officials, ...

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Banks and the Economy: Frustration with the SEC

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

"Disappointed" was the word that Mary Schapiro, Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Commission, used to describe the performance of the SEC. Schapiro promised to do better at ...

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[Web Special] Excerpt from Michael Lewis' "Home Game"

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

WE LANDED AT Charles de Gaulle Airport a couple of days before Christmas. One dog, one infant, nine books on how to get along with the French, and eleven pieces of luggage, three of...
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Torture-by-Baby: A Dad's Uncensored Take on Parenting

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Not many parents would publicly admit that they thought about throwing their sleep-deprivation-inducing newborn off a balcony. But writer Michael Lewis decided that it was important t...

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Fatherhood: A Guide

Monday, June 01, 2009

Michael Lewis has three children. When each was born he found that he was expected to feel things he didn’t feel and do things he couldn’t see the point of doing. In Home Game: An Accidential Guide to Fatherhood he humorously chronicles his reckoning with becoming a parent.

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