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April 4, 2010
Michael Lewis
Author, "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine"
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Michael Lewis BIO:
CURRENTLY
·Contributing editor, Vanity Fair

PREVIOUS
·Bond Salesman, Salomon Brothers
·Editor and columnist, The Spectator
·Senior editor, The New Republic
·Filmed and narrated short pieces for ABC’s Nightline
·Contributing editor, Portfolio

EDUCATION
·BA in art history, Princeton University (1982)
·MS in economics, London School of Economics (1985)

BOOKS
·Liar's Poker: Rising through the Wreckage on Wall Street (1989)
·Pacific Rift (1991)
·The Money Culture (1991)
·Trail Fever (1997)
·The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story (2000)
·Next: The Future Just Happened (2001)
·Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003)
·Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life (2005)
·The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game (2006)
·The Real Price of Everything: Rediscovering the Six Classics of Economics (2008)
·Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity (2008)
·Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood (2009)
·The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (2010)

PERSONAL
·Married to Tabitha Soren, former anchor, MTV
·Three Children: Quinn, Dixie, and Walker




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Info: Our guest is Michael Lewis, whose new book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" is number one on the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list. In it, he tells the story of several key players in the subprime mortgage crisis who understood what was happening to the market and were able to make huge amounts of money in the transactions. Michael Lewis' previous books include: "Liar's Poker," "The New New Thing," and "Moneyball." He is also the author of "The Blind Side" which was the basis of a 2009 movie that won Sandra Bullock an Academy Award for Best Actress. He is also a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair.





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