This is one of the best books that I've read in years. The audio version is outstanding.
The people trying to leave the bastions of tax secrecy were courageous, scared, and compelling.
No, but he's very easy to understand.
One of the best things that I've read in years.
This book will become increasingly important over the next several years, as economic pressures on individuals and governments prompt people to start asking where all the money went.
This was an easy listen and a great way to get some historical perspective and background on the banking crisis.
"Okay, now I have a better sense of how the huge mess happened, and also why we have not really begun to clean it up yet."
The narrator was easy to follow; it's very easy to listen to this book.
Still Standing: Mike Mayo Survives Banks and Vampire Squid Attacks
Useful background in a coming-of-age context. Mayo's personal history merged with the sense of America in the 1980s and 1990s, explaining changes in banking and finance that happened during that period. Mayo comes across as a guy who honestly cared about the investors he was supposed to be advising.
Yes. Informative, focused, and relevant.
Susie Buffett's information about early brain development and the implications for education.
You don't have to listen in one sitting; it's a great audio book while you are doing other activities. Timely information.
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 the hard copy of this book, but I wanted to review it several times. I didn't have the time to sit and review the print version, so the audio was a time-efficient way to do review and reinforce the key ideas.
It's easy to listen to in 10-minute segments, or longer if you prefer.
Practical information, simply explained.
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