Roger Lowenstein

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Roger Lowenstein
BornRoger Lowenstein
1954 (age 63–64)
OccupationNon-fiction writer, Journalist
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCornell University
Notable worksWhen Genius Failed (2000)

Roger Lowenstein (born 1954) is an American financial journalist and writer. He graduated from Cornell University and reported for The Wall Street Journal for more than a decade, including two years writing its Heard on the Street column, 1989 to 1991. Born in 1954, he is the son of Helen and Louis Lowenstein of Larchmont, N.Y. Lowenstein is married to Judith Slovin.[1]

He is also a director of Sequoia Fund.[2] In 2016, he joined the Board of Trustees of Lesley University.[3] His father, the late Louis Lowenstein, was an attorney and Columbia University law professor who wrote books and articles critical of the American financial industry.[4]

Roger Lowenstein's latest book, America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve (The Penguin Press) was released on October 20, 2015.[5]

Journalism[edit]

Lowenstein has published six books, three of them New York Times bestsellers. In addition, he has written for many publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, The New York Times, Fortune, the Atlantic Monthly, and others. He has also written a number of major articles and cover stories for The New York Times Magazine.[6]

Books[edit]

  • Lowenstein, Roger (October 20, 2015), America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve, Penguin Press HC, ISBN 978-1-59420-239-1
  • Lowenstein, Roger (April 6, 2010), The End of Wall Street, Penguin Press HC, ISBN 978-1-59420-549-1
  • Lowenstein, Roger (May 1, 2008), While America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego, and Loom as the Next Financial Crisis, Penguin Press HC, ISBN 978-1-59420-167-7
  • Lowenstein, Roger (2004), Origins of the Crash: The Great Bubble and Its Undoing, New York: Penguin Press, ISBN 1-59420-003-3
  • Lowenstein, Roger (2000), When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management, New York: Random House, ISBN 0-375-50317-X
  • Lowenstein, Roger (1995), Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist, New York: Random House, ISBN 0-679-41584-X

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