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Old 01-12-2011, 07:15 PM   #1
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Book: All The Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis

Just finished it, thought it was riveting! If you're interested in finance and economics, I think you'll find this a fascinating read. I've read a lot about the 2008 financial crisis and I think I understand much of what happened, now I understand even more. YMMV
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Well, I'd take an audio version. Love Bethany McLean's voice--used to love to listen to her when she was on the talking head's shows.
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I used to be impressed with her Fortune magazine articles. (back in the day when I fell for that silliness.) I think I will wait for the price to drop a bit but this is a book I would be interested in reading.

Amazon.com: All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis (9781591843634): Bethany McLean, Joe Nocera: Books

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It has been moving up in my queue at the library. Glad for the confirmation that it is good.
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I'm 3 chapters in and I like it alot, so far. Lots of names to keep track of though. They do provide a list of the major players at the beginning of the book and what company they work for.

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Thank you for the recommendation. I put it on hold at the library and there is only one other request in front of me.
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I think I will wait for the price to drop a bit but this is a book I would be interested in reading.
I liked the price at the library where I got it...
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I'm 3 chapters in and I like it alot, so far. Lots of names to keep track of though. They do provide a list of the major players at the beginning of the book and what company they work for.

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It just gets better and better IMO, though we all know the last chapter already...
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I liked the price at the library where I got it...
Oh! Don't get me wrong... there was a time that was my first choice also. Now, however, it is very inconvenient to comply with the library's schedule -- for example, I may be 1,200 miles away on the due date and not even have read the first page.

In any event, I agree 100% that Library Loan is the way to go for most people.
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Oh! Don't get me wrong... there was a time that was my first choice also. Now, however, it is very inconvenient to comply with the library's schedule -- for example, I may be 1,200 miles away on the due date and not even have read the first page.
Why not borrow an eBook from the library? The distance problem disappears. I just requested my copy.
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Why not borrow an eBook from the library? The distance problem disappears. I just requested my copy.

Okay. Okay. He says cowering in the corner.
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