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Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer?

A month after ace programmer Sergey Aleynikov left Goldman Sachs, he was arrested. Exactly what he’d done neither the F.B.I., which interrogated him, nor the jury, which convicted him a year later, seemed to understand.

Sep 2013
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Obama’s Way

To understand how air-force navigator Tyler Stark ended up in a thornbush in the Libyan desert in March 2011, one must understand what it’s like to be president of the United States—and this president in particular. Hanging around Barack Obama for six months, in the White House, aboard Air Force One, and on the basketball court, Michael Lewis learns the reality of the Nobel Peace Prize winner who sent Stark into combat.

Oct 2012
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“Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie”

The author’s 2012 commencement address at his alma mater, Princeton University.

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Surrogates

May 1996
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Animal Farm

Mar 1996
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Crying without Tears

Campaign Journal: Dole and Buchanan in 1996.

Mar 1996
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The Man Who Crashed the World

Almost a year after A.I.G.’s collapse, despite a tidal wave of outrage, there still has been no clear explanation of what toppled the insurance giant. The author decides to ask the people involved—the silent, shell-shocked traders of the A.I.G. Financial Products unit—and finds that the story may have a villain, whose reign of terror over 400 employees brought the company, the U.S. economy, and the global financial system to their knees.
Aug 2009
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The Messenger

Feb 1996
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The King of Human Error

Billy Beane’s sports-management revolution, chronicled by the author in Moneyball, was made possible by Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. At 77, with his own new book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, the Nobel Prize-winning Kahneman reveals the built-in kinks in human reasoning—and he’s Exhibit A.
Dec 2011
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The Normal Person of Tomorrow

Ralph Nader makes his mark on the 1996 campaign.
May 1996
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Let the Games Begin!

The ’96 Republican primary kicks off in New Hampshire.

Jan 1996
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The Case against Abroad

Dec 1994
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The Speculator

A trip with George Soros.
Jan 1994
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The Griz

Feb 1996
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The Quarterback

Oct 1996
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California, Here They Come

Aug 1996
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The British Election

Apr 1997
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Consumed by the Boom

All money, all the time.
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25-7?

Nov 1998
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Paris Chicken Pox

Jun 2000
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Thinking Japanese

In his latest book, Pacific Rift, Michael Lewis, author of the best-selling Liar’s Poker, explores the gulf between Western and Japanese ways of doing business. One of his guides is Shuji Tomikawa, a Harvard-educated Japanese property dealer working for Mitsui in New York. In this excerpt, Lewis relates how he and Shuji met a party of Japanese businessmen at Kennedy airport for a tour of Manhattan, using a rather unusual map …

Sep 1992
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Surfin’ Safari

It’s never too late to learn something new. Or at least that’s what Michael Lewis thought when he set out to conquer the waves of northern Spain.

May 2002
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Daddy Gets His Brain Back

What spilled out when I cracked my head open.
Apr 2003
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The Mark Twain Trail

Apr 2003