From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank. A true-life Bonfire of the Vanities, funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, his is a tale of hysterical greed and ambition set in an obsessed, enclosed world.
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Review: Liar's PokerUser Review - Jorge Caballero - Goodreads
Liar's Poker is Michael Lewis' memoir of his days as a bond salesman on Wallstreet at Salomon Brothers, time that coincides with some very eventful moments for both the firm and Wallstreet. Lewis ... Read full review
Review: Liar's PokerUser Review - Taylor Corr - Goodreads
It is very easy nowadays for people to demonize Wall Street in various ways. Liar's Poker adds fuel to this fire, whether it aims to or not (even though it is quite old by today's standard). I like to ... Read full review