Too Big to Fail (book)
|Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves|
|Author||Andrew Ross Sorkin|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves is a 2009 non-fiction book by Andrew Ross Sorkin chronicling the events of the 2008 financial crisis and the collapse of Lehman Brothers from the point of view of Wall Street CEOs and US government regulators.
It won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book, and was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.
The book provides an overview of the early stages of the financial crisis of 2007–2010 from the beginning of 2008 to the decision to create the Troubled Asset Relief Program. The book tells the story from the perspectives of the leaders of the major financial institutions and the main regulatory authorities.
- 2010 Gerald Loeb Award
- Shortlist 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize
- Shortlist 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award
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- Pressley, James (May 25, 2010). "Sorkin’s ‘Too Big to Fail’ Is Finalist in Samuel Johnson Prize". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
- Ovide, Shira (October 28, 2010). "The Best Business Book of 2010: ‘Fault Lines’". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved May 23, 2011.
- Ng, Philiana (April 5, 2011). "HBO Sets 'Too Big to Fail' Premiere". Retrieved May 23, 2011.
- Andrew Ross Sorkin's website
- Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin on Open Library at the Internet Archive
- Economist article
- NY Times
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