The #1 New York Times Bestseller
"Lewis has such a gift for storytelling...he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons." —Janet Maslin, New York Times
When we first meet him, Michael Oher is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read or write. He takes up football, and school, after...
The New York Times Bestseller, with a new afterword
"[Michael Lewis's] most ambitious and important book." —Joe Klein, New York Times
Michael Lewis's brilliant narrative of the Trump administration's botched presidential transition takes us into the engine rooms of a government under attack by its leaders through willful ignorance and greed. The government manages a vast array of critical services that keep...
11) The Big Short
A national best-selling author whose subjects range from sports to economics, Michael Lewis has been hailed as a master storyteller by the New York Times. Here he examines the American economic collapse of the early 21st century, profiling very few heroes, numerous villains and several people who just should have known better. Lewis offers a biting rebuke to this motley band of financial " experts" with keen research and a sharp pen.
The #1 New York Times bestseller—Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount Pictures
From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa...
In books like Liar's Poker and Moneyball, Michael Lewis has given us an unprecedented look at what goes on behind the scenes on Wall Street. Now he takes us back across the centuries to explore the classics that created and defined not just Wall Street, but the entire...
14) Liar's Poker
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar's Poker.Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street's premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar's Poker is the culmination...
The classic warts-and-all portrait of the 1980s financial scene.The 1980s was the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial market since the crash of '29, not only on Wall Street but around the world. Michael Lewis, as a trainee at Salomon Brothers in New York and as an investment banker and later financial journalist, was uniquely positioned to chronicle the ambition and folly that fueled the decade.
17) The fifth risk
19) The blind side
20) Surly Bonds
When you're solo, no one can hear you scream.
"It's Tom Clancy meets John Grisham and they drink cocktails with Jerry Bruckheimer; yeah, it's THAT good. I can't wait for the movie..."
—Scott Tyler, retired F-15 fighter pilot
"The Bottom Line: Guaranteed to please Brad Thor fans . . ."
A military espionage thriller about a student pilot whose life begins to spin out...