The Big Short

Inside the Doomsday Machine

by Michael Lewis

The Big Short

Hardcover, 266 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase


Purchase Featured Books

  • The Big Short
  • Inside the Doomsday Machine
  • Michael Lewis

Other editions available for purchase:

Book Summary

The author of Liar's Poker shares his insights into the recent economic crisis, citing such factors as expanded home ownership and risky derivative elections in the face of increasing shareholder demands, in a report that also profiles responsible parties in government, financial and private sectors. Reprint.

NPR stories about The Big Short

Reviews From The NPR Community


Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: