The Big Short by Michael Lewis   A 15 minute Instaread Summery

The Big Short by Michael Lewis A 15 minute Instaread Summery


  • Author : Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher : Instaread Summaries
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • Genre: Political Science
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The Big Short by Michael Lewis A 15 minute Instaread Summery Book Description :

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. The Big Short by Michael Lewis - A 15-minute Instaread Summery Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Chapter 1 In December of 1991, Steve Eisman was working for Oppenheimer and Co. as an analyst and became known for his knack for ignoring consensus, an analysis of a stock’s future sales and earnings. In the early 1990s, the Salomon Brothers trading floor began a whole new bond market by packaging mortgages into bonds. In this way, they began to tap the unused equity ...

Liar   s Poker

Liar s Poker


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781945048173


Liar s Poker Book Description :

Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis | Summary & Analysis Preview: Liar's Poker is the story of the investment banking firm Salomon Brothers during the tenure of CEO John Gutfreund, lasting from 1978-1991, and to a lesser extent, a description of the wider financial world of the 1980s. The growth of Wall Street firms like Salomon Brothers was boosted by government deregulation which allowed for the growth and creation of risky mortgage-backed securities and high-yield junk bonds during this period. During the 1980s, Salomon Brothers was the largest investment banking firm in the United States… PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Liar’s Poker · Overview of the book · ...

The Millionaire and the Bard
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

The Millionaire and the Bard


  • Author : Andrea Mays
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439118238


The Millionaire and the Bard Book Description :

Documents the romantic story of the making of the First Folio, relating how a few years after a virtually unknown Shakespeare died, his former partners, friends and actors gathered his surviving manuscripts, unaware that they would create one of the most important English-language books ever published....

The Big Short  Inside the Doomsday Machine  movie tie in
Score: 4
From 102 Ratings

The Big Short Inside the Doomsday Machine movie tie in


  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-11-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393353167


The Big Short Inside the Doomsday Machine movie tie in Book Description :

The #1 New York Times bestseller—Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount Pictures From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei; Academy Award® nominees Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling. When the crash of the U.S. stock market became public knowledge in the fall of 2008, it was already old news. The real crash, the silent crash, had taken place over the previous year, in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’...

Through the Tiger s Eye
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Through the Tiger s Eye


  • Author : Kerrie O'Connor
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781741762990


Through the Tiger s Eye Book Description :

An exciting fantasy-adventure about twelve-year-old Lucy and her little brother Ricardo, who discover a secret tunnel that leads them to a group of children held prisoner in the jungle....

Six

Six


  • Author : Mark Alpert
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-07-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492615316


Six Book Description :

To save humanity, they must give up their own. Adam's muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam's only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, jumping, scoring touchdowns: Adam is always the hero. Then an artificial intelligence program, Sigma, hacks into Adam's game. Created by Adam's computer-genius father, Sigma has gone rogue, threatening Adam's life-and world domination. Their one chance to stop Sigma is using technology Adam's dad developed to digitally preserve the mind of his dying son. Along with a select group of other terminally ill teens, Adam becomes one of the Six who have forfeited their bodies to in...

Sophie s Lucky

Sophie s Lucky


  • Author : Dick King-Smith
  • Publisher : Sophie Adventures
  • Release Date : 2015-06
  • Genre: Children's stories
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  • ISBN 10 : 1406344354


Sophie s Lucky Book Description :

From the beloved author of Babe comes the last of six stories about Dick King-Smith's most adored (human!) character, the inimitable Sophie, re-imagined twenty years later by the witty, perceptive paintbrush of the award-winning Hannah Shaw. Sophie would love to have a pony, but she doesn't think she'll ever be that lucky. She does get a lucky break, though, when Great Aunt Al invites her to Scotland! This charming, funny story beautifully captures the dynamics of family life and has been given a fresh, contemporary look by a talented artist....

Liquid Intelligence  The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

Liquid Intelligence The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail


  • Author : Dave Arnold
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-11-10
  • Genre: Cooking
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780393245851


Liquid Intelligence The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail Book Description :

Winner of the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Beverage Book and the 2015 IACP Jane Grigson Award. A revolutionary approach to making better-looking, better-tasting drinks. In Dave Arnold’s world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked. With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, New York City’s high-tech bar, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. There, Arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste ...

Flash Boys  A Wall Street Revolt
Score: 4
From 469 Ratings

Flash Boys A Wall Street Revolt


  • Author : Michael Lewis
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393244663


Flash Boys A Wall Street Revolt Book Description :

Argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets....

Summary of a Little Life

Summary of a Little Life


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-02-18
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1530127424


Summary of a Little Life Book Description :

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara | Summary & Analysis Preview: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara tells the story of Jude St. Francis and the people in his life. Jude, left partially disabled by a terrifying injury as a teenager, is distraught about his past and hides most of that past and himself from others, even those closest to him. The relationships he forms as a young and older adult sustain him longer than he ever expected to live, but in the end, Jude has faced too much abuse and heartache to go on. Jude was left as an infant by his unknown parents in the care of a monastery, where he grew up being taught--and physically and sexually abused--by several men. Jud...