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  • Michael Lewis

    Featuring an exclusive interview with the author, 'America's poet laureate of capital' (The Los Angeles Times) When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. In Panic!, #1 bestselling author Michael Lewis has chosen several pieces of brilliant journalism to illuminate the most violent and costly upheavals in recent financial history: the Crash of '87, the Russian Default (and the subsequent collapse of Long Term Capital Management), the Asian Currency Crisis of 1999, the Internet Bubble, and the current Sub-Prime Mortgage Disaster. Among the unabridged selections are several pieces by Lewis himself, whose writing also introduces each section, as well as contributions from...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Big Short, Liar’s Poker and The Blind Side! The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a piñata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish. The trademark of Michael Lewis’s bestsellers is to tell an important and complex story through...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    In football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play. When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school. And he has no serious experience playing organized football. What changes? He takes up football, and school, after a rich, Evangelical, Republican family plucks him from the mean streets. Their love is the first great force that alters the world’s perception of the boy, whom they adopt. The second force is the evolution of...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    2015 Audie Award Finalist for Nonfiction From the #1 bestselling author of The Blind Side and Moneyball Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short, Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets. Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the US stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post-financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks. Working at different firms, they come to this realization separately; but after they discover each other, the flash boys band together and set out to reform the...read more

  • Michael Byars Lewis

    It all starts here! The hit prequel novella Retribution is Book One in the Jason Conrad USAF thriller series.What can you take from a man who has nothing left to lose?When Lieutenant Jason Conrad is offered the trip of a lifetime . . . how could he say no? But the trip quickly turns into more than he bargained for, and Jason Conrad is in a fight for his life!At the 50th Anniversary of D-Day celebration, a methodical killer continues his deadly path of revenge, and Jason is caught in his crosshairs! Can he survive?If you like fast paced stories with a conspiracy twist, you'll love this launching point that builds the foundation for Michael Byars Lewis' multi-award-winning adventures. It's...read more

  • Benjamin Gardner

    It knows what scares you… Enter a dreamscape of supernatural terror with Scare Street’s latest collection. This diabolical volume contains fifteen terrifying tales of fear and horror. And each story pulls you deeper into the realm of perpetual night. There’s something eerily familiar about the shadowy landscape you find yourself in. The crumbling old house on the hill, the pale fog rolling through the cemetery, the stone gargoyles perched above ancient tombs…you swear you’ve been here before. But as your breath quickens and your heart beats faster, you realize this is no déjà vu. Something has pierced your consciousness and delved into your darkest nightmares. The...read more

  • Nick Shanahan

    I know why you're here. You've probably seen some of the influencers online bragging about how they've made millions flipping NFTs, and now they have 30 Lambos! They live in an oceanside mansion and have a private butler who picks out all of the brown m&ms from the packet before serving them. You want to live like that, right? NFTs are your ticket to millions. They have to be! Because you've already tried everything else! Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you should probably not start shopping for Lambos just yet...The truth is that a lot of those projects fail. Just hop on Twitter or discord now, and you'll see them literally begging people to buy or raise the price of their...read more