29 Oct

FT Review: “Breaker of the Barbarians Curse…An Extraordinary Achievement”

The Financial Times’ John Gapper calls Too Big to Fail: How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System — and Themselves an “astonishing narrative of the epic financial crisis of 2008…an extraordinary achievement that will be hard to surpass as the definitive account.” Read the full review here.

Andrew Ross Sorkin has broken the Barbarians curse….Sorkin’s strength is that he knows Wall Street intimately and he brings to life its biggest domestic crisis with immense reporting zeal and narrative skill. Others will tell the story with more distance and perspective but, as a dramatic close-up, his book is hard to beat.

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