Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

Book Review: The Mandibles, A Family 2029-2047, by Lionel Shriver

Book Review: The Mandibles, A Family 2029-2047, by Lionel Shriver

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Wall Street

One important rule of thumb about book reviews (I assume) is that you should finish the book before reviewing it. That seems wise. On the other hand, when reviewing a book that seems bad in the first 110 pages, it seems like a waste of time to continue. I read the first part more than […]

Book Review - Zero Alternative by Luca Pesaro

Book Review – Zero Alternative by Luca Pesaro

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Wall Street

Luca Pesaro’s Zero Alternative is a Dan Brown-style thriller, with a ruthless conspiracy of high-financiers chasing an ultra-effective prediction algorithm, a foreign-legion enforcer with a sadistic bent, a nihilistic hacker group, the chain-smoking derivatives-trading hero hoping to walk away from high finance after one last big trade, and a hot stripper who may or may […]

All Bankers Anonymous Book Reviews in One Place!

All Bankers Anonymous Book Reviews in One Place!

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Personal Finance

“Five Years from now, you’re the same person except for the people you’ve met and the books you’ve read.”   On Inequality The Market Wonders, by Susan Briante. A book of poetry that compels us to consider the value of the stock market when compared to our human values. Unintended Consequences – Why Everything You’ve […]