Maggie Mahar is the author of Bull! A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004, a book Paul Krugman of the New York Times said makes a devastating case against the contention that the market is almost perfectly efficient. In his 2003 annual report, Warren Buffett recommended Bull! to Berkshire Hathaway's investors. Before becoming a financial journalist in 1982, when she began to write for Money magazine, Institutional Investor, the New York Times, Bloomberg, and Barron's, Mahar was an English professor at Yale University. She lives in New York City.
"Highly readable and insightful... makes a devastating case against
the contention that the market is almost perfectly
efficient."--New York Times
"Mahar imparts a forward-looking and worrisome lesson that makes Bull! intriguing reading."--Boston Globe
"Mahar takes complicated topics and explains them clearly for the average reader. Her exceptional book is most highly recommended."--Library Journal
"Striking...has a lot of the writing pizzazz lacking in 'Origins of the Crash'"--New York Times Book Review