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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Roger Lowenstein

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Book Information

Publisher: Random House Trade
Publish Date: 10/09/2001
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 9780375758256
ISBN-10: 0375758259
Language: English

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October 22, 2015

Roger Lowenstein has written a brilliant book on the founding of the Federal Reserve that informs and echoes the issues and arguments of today. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

October 14, 2008

The Weekend Edition of The Wall Street Journal has a regular feature called Five Best, where the editors ask an expert about the five books that best represent a topic. They have done personal finance and advertising just to name a few. This past weekend, the subject was financial meltdowns. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

April 07, 2016

Michele Wucker's new book helps us avoid crisis by engaging more thoroughly with reality, recognizing obvious threats and our own biases, and working to overcome them. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

September 29, 2008

Shelf Awareness, a great site that follows the book trade, requested book suggestions that would help explain the current credit crisis. On Friday, they ran the piece under the heading Meltdown Lit: Recommended Books for the Wall Street Debacle. Please go check out the whole piece. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

July 18, 2008

Joe Nocera is a columnist for The New York Times who writes about big business, and yesterday my inbox was filled with notes pointing me to his blog. His latest post recommends what he believes are the best business books ever. Here is Nocera's list with his commentary: "Liar's Poker," by Michael Lewis (even though I've since become convinced that the anecdote that gives the book its title never happened). READ FULL DESCRIPTION

April 27, 2007

I think AdAge jumped the gun a bit in their accusation that Conde Nast's new business magazine, Portfolio, was going light on their book reviews. I think their coverage is through, critical, and refreshing. Roger Lowenstein (When Genius Failed) wrote an extensive review of Taleb's The Black Swan. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

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