Flash Boys

by Michael Lewis

Flash Boys

Hardcover, 274 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Michael Lewis argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.

Awards and Recognition

19 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List

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