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The Fifth Risk (Michael Lewis)

The Fifth Risk (Michael Lewis)


Lewis is a supple and seductive storyteller, so you’ll be turning the pages as he recounts the (often surprising) experiences of amiable civil servants and enumerating risks one through four (an attack by North Korea, war with Iran, etc.) before you learn that the scary-sounding “fifth risk” of the title is — brace yourself — “project management.” -- Jennifer Szalai, New York Times


This is an insightful read especially in the time of the deadly virus outbreak.


Michael Lewis is an American author and financial journalist. His first book "Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage of Wall Street" — a semi-autobiographical account of Lewis' time at Solomon Brothers— is considered the most accurate representation of 1980s Wall Street. His 2006 book “The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game” was his first to be adapted into a film.  Then came “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt, followed by “The Big Short” in 2015, which won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Michael Lewis was educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. 

Published in 2018; 221 pages; Hardback.

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