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Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis 's global bestselling books lift the lid on the biggest stories of our times. They include Flash Boys , a game-changing exposť of high-speed scamming; The Big Short , which was made into a hit Oscar-winning film; Liar's Poker , the book that defined the excesses of the 1980s; and, most recently, The Fifth Risk , revealing what happens when democracy unravels. Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics.