Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World (Hardback)Dan Davies (author)
- In stock
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 461 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 30 mm
Entertaining * Financial Times *
Highly entertaining, historically fascinating but also intellectually rigorous -- Ann Pettifor * TLS *
If you want to learn to fend fraud, read this. And if you want to commit fraud ... don't. But if you absolutely must, first read this. -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Incerto (Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin In The Game)
An engaging and indispensable guide for novice fraudsters - and for those who want to keep out of their clutches. -- John Kay, author of Other People's Money
A vivid, historical account of scams and the con artists behind them. Beyond the individual stories, Davies makes a deep and important point about market societies ... This delightful book is as instructive as it is entertaining. -- Dani Rodrik, author of Economics Rules and The Globalisation Paradox
I haven't had this much fun and learned this much reading a finance book since The Money Game. -- J. Bradford DeLong, author of The End of Influence
Davies is one of these people who's automatically the smartest person in any conversation that he joins. -- Joe Weisenthal, presenter of Bloomberg's What'd You Miss?
Fascinating, gripping - and true ... This is a terrific read. -- Diane Coyle, author of Sex Drugs and Economics
You may also be interested in...
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?