Top F***ing Books About the Financial Crisis

Maybe all the profanity will keep you reading
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 29, 2010 8:31 AM CDT
Top F***ing Books About the Financial Crisis
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There are so many books about the financial crisis, how does one choose which to read first? One method: Go for the one with the most instances of the word “f---.” Conveniently enough, Paul Kedrosky has assembled a handy list. Not big on the idea of the f-word prominently featured in your bailout books? Don’t worry, the clean ones appear at the bottom of the list:

  1. The Big Short by Michael Lewis: 15 total, .06 per page

  1. Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin: 20 total, .03 per page
  2. The Sellout by Charles Gasparino: 10 total, .02 per page
  3. The Greatest Trade Ever by Gregory Zuckerman: 2 total, .01 per page
  4. Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz: Zero
  5. The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown by Charles R. Morris: Zero
  6. This Time is Different by Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff: Zero
(More financial crisis stories.)

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