Diary of a Very Bad Year: Interviews with an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

Diary of a Very Bad Year: Interviews with an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager

by Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager, n+1, Keith Gessen
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Diary of a Very Bad Year: Interviews with an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager by Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager, n+1, Keith Gessen

“Diary of a Very Bad Year is a rarity: a book on modern finance that’s both extraordinarily thoughtful and enormously entertaining.”

— James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds

 

“A great read. . . . HFM offers a brilliant financial professional’s view of the economic situation in real time, from September 2007, when problems in financial markets began to surface, until late summer 2009.”

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n+1 is the rightful heir to Partisan Review and the New York Review of Books. It is rigorous, curious and provocative.”

— Malcolm Gladwell

 

A profoundly candid and captivating account of the economic crisis and subprime mortgage collapse, from an anonymous hedge fund manager, as told to the editors of New York literary magazine n+1.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061992407
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/22/2010
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,134,084
File size: 443 KB

About the Author

n+1 is a twice-yearly print journal of politics, literature, and culture. Founded in 2004, it has been praised by the New York Times, TLS, Boston Globe, and Le Revue Des Deux Mondes, and reviled by the New Criterion and Gawker. In 2006 it won the Utne Independent Press Award for Best Writing. An anthology of its most significant essays was published in 2008 by Suhrkamp, in German.

What People are Saying About This

James Surowiecki

Diary of a Very Bad Year is a rarity: a book on modern finance that’s both extraordinarily thoughtful and enormously entertaining.”

Ezra Klein

“My favorite book written about the financial crisis. . . . Highly recommended.”

Malcolm Gladwell

"n+1 is the rightful heir to Partisan Review and the New York Review of Books. It is rigorous, curious and provocative."

Dwight Garner

“Thoughtful, funny and unpretentious. . . . An unexpected treat that belongs on the shelf once labeled belles-lettres. . . . It is plenty enjoyable to watch HFM’s mind unfurl.”

David Backus

“A wonderful book. Diary of a Very Bad Year is a fascinating commentary on the crisis and a great read.”

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