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Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Michael Lewis books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds (2017)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read“Brilliant. . . . Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.” ―William Easterly, Wall Street Journal Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original papers that invented the field of behavioral economics. One of the greatest partnerships in the history of science, Kahneman and Tversky’s extraordinary friendship incited a revolution in Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Michael Lewis’s own work possible. In…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

2. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt (2015)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read#1 New York Times Bestseller ― With a new Afterword”Guaranteed to make blood boil.” ―Janet Maslin, New York TimesIn Michael Lewis’s game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band together―some of them walking away from seven-figure salaries―to investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that Wall Street generates profits. If you have any contact with the market, even a retirement account, this story is happening to you. #6,152 in Books (See Top 100…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

3. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (2011)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadThe #1 New York Times bestseller: “It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it’s essential reading.”―Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can’t pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren’t talking. Michael Lewis creates a fresh,…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

4. Liar’s Poker (Norton Paperback) (2010)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadThe time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

5. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World (2012)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”―Kyle Smith, Forbes 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. Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a pinata 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…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

6. The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy (2019)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read“A hymn to the ‘deep state,’ which is revealed as nothing more than people who know what they’re talking about.”― Cory Doctorow, Boing BoingThe morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy waited to brief the administration’s transition team on the agency it would soon be running. Nobody appeared. Across all departments the stories were the same: Trump appointees were few and far between; those who did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace.Michael Lewis’s brilliant narrative of the…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

7. Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood (2010)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadThe New York Times bestseller: “Hilarious. No mushy tribute to the joys of fatherhood, Lewis’ book addresses the good, the bad, and the merely baffling about having kids.”―Boston Globe When Michael Lewis became a father, he decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. This book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded, from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story isn’t…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

8. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2004)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadMoneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only “the single most influential baseball book ever” (Rob Neyer, Slate) but also what “may be the best book ever written on business” (Weekly Standard). “I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

9. Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity (2009)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadThe New York Times bestseller: A masterful account of today’s money culture, showing how the underpricing of risk leads to catastrophe. When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. In this New York Times bestseller, Michael Lewis is our jungle guide through five of the most violent and costly upheavals in recent financial history. With his trademark humor and brilliant anecdotes, Lewis paints the mood and market factors leading up to each event, weaves contemporary accounts to show what people thought was happening at the time, and, with the luxury of hindsight, analyzes what…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

10. The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story (2014)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadNew York Times Bestseller. “A superb book. . . . [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”―Time In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis set out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world’s most important technology entrepreneur. He found this in Jim Clark, a man whose achievements include the founding of three separate billion-dollar companies. Lewis also found much more, and the result―the best-selling book The New New Thing―is an…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

11. Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life (2008)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read“[Lewis] has such a gift for storytelling.”–New York Times There was a turning point in Michael Lewis’s life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The irascible and often terrifying Coach Fitz put the ball in his hand with the game on the line and managed to convey such confident trust in Lewis’s ability that the boy had no choice but to live up to it. “I didn’t have words for it then, but I do now: I am about to show the world, and myself, what I can do.” The coach’s message was not simply about winning, but about self-respect, sacrifice, courage, and…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

12. American Art and Architecture (World of Art) (2006)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must ReadAn accessible, concise, and beautifully written survey of American art and architecture from 1600 to the present. This new survey provides a complete history of American art and architecture from its seventeenth-century colonial beginnings to the latest installation and video work. Structured chronologically, the book defines the characteristics of the different periods and highlights the consistent forms, techniques, and styles that mark the art and architecture as distinctively American. Michael J. Lewis charts the ways in which American artists and architects both adopted and…
Author(s): Michael J. Lewis

13. Pacific Rift: Why Americans and Japanese Don’t Understand Each Other (1993)

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read“Lewis’s take is often comic, but his message is serious. He sees Japan as it is and sums up the challenge: ‘How can our capitalism beat their capitalism?’ By keeping his eyes open and asking the right questions, this newcomer comes up with penetrating insights.” ―William J. Holstein, Business Week In Pacific Rift, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker aims his skewering wit at the so-called cultural clash between Japan and the United States. The result is a very different kind of book on U.S.-Japanese business relations. In search of answers,…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

Best Michael Lewis Books You Must Read

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Operations strategy

Author(s): Nigel Slack; Michael Lewis, (zarzaГЊВЁdzanie)
Publisher: Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, Year: cop. 2011, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 914298

The English verb : an exploration of structure and meaning

Author(s): Michael Lewis
Publisher: Language Teaching Publications, Year: cop. 1986, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 874304

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President - Updated and Expanded with New Essays

Author(s): Bandy X. Lee; Robert Jay Lifton; Gail Sheehy; William J. Doherty; Noam Chomsky; Judith Lewis Herman, M.D; Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D; Rosemary Sword; Craig Malkin, Ph.D; Tony Schwartz; Lance Dodes, M.D; John D. Gartner, Ph.D; Michael J. Tansey, Ph.D; David M. Reiss, M.D; James A. Herb, M.A., Esq; Leonard L. Glass, M.D., M.P.H; Henry J. Friedman, M.D; James Gilligan, M.D; Diane Jhueck, L.M.H.C., D.M.H.P; Howard H. Covitz, Ph.D., A.B.P.P; Betty P. Teng, M.F.A., L.M.S.W; Jennifer Contarino Panning, Psy.D; Harper West; Luba Kessler, M.D; Steve Wruble, M.D; Thomas Singer, M.D; Elizabeth Mika, M.A., L.C.P.C; Edwin B. Fisher, Ph.D; Nanette Gartrell, M.D; Dee Mosbacher, M.D., Ph.D
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2352641

Oral Medicine in Primary Dental Care

Author(s): Michael A. O. Lewis, Philip-John Lamey
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 17 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407765

Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Adolescents: Settings, Treatments, and Diagnoses

Author(s): K. Michelle Hunnicutt Hollenbaugh, Michael S. Lewis
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2222485

The Fifth Risk

Author(s): Michael Lewis
Publisher: W. W. NORTON, Year: 2018 , Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2270357

Eye Tracking and Visualization: Foundations, Techniques, and Applications. ETVIS 2015

Author(s): Michael Burch, Lewis Chuang, Brian Fisher, Albrecht Schmidt, Daniel Weiskopf (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1676266

'History Wars' and Reconciliation in Japan and Korea: The Roles of Historians, Artists and Activists

Author(s): Michael Lewis (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1678544

The SAGE Handbook of Electoral Behaviour

Author(s): Kai Arzheimer, Jocelyn Evans, Michael S. Lewis-Beck
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1682694

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly hot items according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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