Peter Raccuglia


July 1, 2015

In the wake of the financial crisis of 2007-2008, a spate of popular financial thrillers appeared, many of them written by former Wall Street bankers and money managers. Behind the high-octane intrigue of their potboiler plots, these novels typically share two related ambitions: a didactic impulse to demystify the social and intellectual world of high finance and a moralistic impulse to...