The book, titled “Flash Boys,” will be released by W. W. Norton & Company on March 31.
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Michael Lewis on Baltimore Ravens Tackle Michael Oher
Oher was the subject of Michael Lewis’s 2006 book-turned-movie The Blind Side.
At 1:10, he also says the typical CEO would suck as President of the United States and goes on to explains why.
“What I noticed is that that office takes your personality and exaggerates it — you become a caricature of who you are. And he has a personality trait that costs him politically, and it’s the personality trait of a writer. He really is at bottom a writer, and the trait is — he’s in a moment and not in a moment at the same time. He can be in a room but detach himself at the same time. It’s almost as if he’s writing about it at the same time he’s participating in it. It’s a curious inside-outside thing, and the charge that he’s aloof grows right out of this trait.
Michael Lewis’s latest book, Boomerang, is now available in paperback. We got Michael Lewis to take a break from hoops with POTUS long enough to write a new afterword for the book.
"I understood about one word in every four of Moneyball, and it’s still the best and most engrossing sports book I’ve read in years. If you know anything about baseball, you will enjoy it four times as much as I did, which means that you might explode.”
—From The Polysyllabic Spree (Believer Books, 2004)
"I’m like the valley girl. And I’m like Michael Lewis."
An in-depth interview with Michael Lewis from his “writing crib/man cave.” Skip ahead to 9:20 for the walking tour and a sneak peak at his works-in-progress.