Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, and The Undoing Project. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
"A hymn to the 'deep state,' which is revealed as nothing more than
people who know what they're talking about." -- Cory Doctorow
"Fascinating-and at times harrowing...Lewis tells an important and timely story, one that all of us who pay for, care about, and want government to work should hear." -- Brian Naylor - NPR
"Lewis has written a countercultural, almost subversive, book: one that praises the intellectual curiosity, dedication, foresight and sense of mission he finds among America's federal workers." -- Carlos Lozada - Washington Post
"[A] spellbinding, alarming analysis of the most serious threats to Americans' safety happening now from inside the U.S. government." -- Don Oldenburg - USA Today
"[The Fifth Risk is] so prescient it's goosepimpling." -- Jennifer Senior - New York Times