Michael Lewis - Liar's Poker - Hodder & Stoughton

Liar's Poker

From the author of the Big Short

By Michael Lewis

  • Paperback
  • £9.99

The book that revealed the truth about London and Wall Street.

Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm.

FUNNY, FRIGHTENING, BREATHLESS AND HEARTLESS, LIAR'S POKER IS A TALE OF HYSTERICAL GREED AND AMBITION SET IN AN OBSESSED, ENCLOSED WORLD.

From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis's pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank.

Biographical Notes

Michael Lewis is a former banker who worked at Salomon Brothers in the height of the 80s boom. He writes regularly as a journalist and is the author of several bestselling books.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444738469
  • Publication date: 30 Jun 2011
  • Page count: 504
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
An amazing book, readable, funny and mind-boggling ... one of the great business books of all time — Punch
Read all about it: headlong greed, inarticulate obscenity, Animal House horseplay . . . — The Sunday Times
Immense verve and wit — 20/20 Magazine
A highly immoral book — Daily Mail
Wickedly funny — Daily Express
As traders would say, this book is a buy — Financial Times
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