If you want the backstory for the Meltdown of 2008, this is a great listen.
Boomerang, Big Short
Amusing, wry, insightful
Entertaining way to learn about Wall Street and finance and recent US financial history.
I have enjoyed several Michael Lewis books, starting with Liar's Poker. My favorite section of this book summarizes contrarian investment philosophy and tertiary effects of macro events. If you enjoy that too, I recommend The Wall Street Journals Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter and the The Wall Street Guide to Economic Indicators.
Not cutting a 256 page book (which should convert to about an 8-10 hour audio book) down to a 3 hour fraction of the novel.
Perhaps he could have recorded more than 1/3 of the novel before asking the public to purchase it?
Maybe if it is unabridged. Given that the definition of Abridged is taken beyond the extreme here, I would not consider going this route again.
Now you're just messing with me.
Have I mentioned that I was miffed about the abridgment issue?