Michael Lewis: Liar's Poker (1990, Penguin Books) 4 stars

Liar's Poker is a non-fiction, semi-autobiographical book by Michael Lewis describing the author's experiences as …

Worth the effort

5 stars

I had tried to read this book before, but couldn't get over the (very long) training part. After listening to Michael Lewis' podcast, where he makes fun of how long this chapter was and how inexperienced he was when writing this book, I decided to give it another try.

It was worth it - it was a very good book. I have been in megacorps for a long time and in Finance for some time. Michael does a great job of representing the egos and the senseless interests that affect thousands and sometimes millions of lives.