Michael Lewis is the author of many books including The Blind Side, Liar’s Poker, Panic and his latest book about the confusing world of high finance The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. It’s a look at the mortgage crisis and the few visionaries who saw it coming and made a fortune. His book is now available in paperback.
This interview originally aired in March of 2010 but Lewis’ book is now available in paperback with an updated afterword. Here is a link to read the findings of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission which just concluded its investigation into the cause of the 2008 financial meltdown.