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Michael Lewis: “Your fucking book destroyed my career”

By Susha  

Michael Lewis, who famously chronicled Wall Street’s 1980s excesses in his book Liar’s Poker, has a long piece in Portfolio magazine about the financial crisis.

Lewis believes that the crash has been a long time coming. “I stumbled into a job at Salomon Brothers in 1985 and stumbled out much richer three years later… the whole thing still strikes me as preposterous…. I figured the situation was unsustainable. Sooner rather than later, someone was going to identify me, along with…

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