The Big Short by Michael Lewis

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.