Why Are People So Mad at Michael Lewis?

Freakonomics Radio | 14 December 2023 | 1h 00m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon. Discusses Sam Bankman-Fried and the downfall of FTX, why the critics that say he was too easy on S.B.F. are wrong, and what it’s like to watch your book get turned into a courtroom drama.

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The Lessons of Sam Bankman-Fried

The Gray Area with Sean Illing | 16 October 2023 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon. Discusses what he learned shadowing Sam Bankman-Fried, the FTX crash, and what SBF’s rise and fall says about us and our financial systems.

Michael Lewis’ podcast, Against the Rules, is running a series covering the trial of Sam Bankman-Fried.

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Did Michael Lewis Just Get Lucky with “Moneyball”?

Freakonomics Radio | 24 November 2022 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Moneyball on the twentieth anniversary of its publication. Discusses stories from the background of writing the book, and the role of luck in Lewis’s success.

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Other People’s Money: Jacob Goldstein and the Bonds of Wall Street

Against the Rules with Michael Lewis | 8 February 2022 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Liar’s Poker. Discusses why the book about 1980s Wall Street is still relevant today and the way it foreshadowed the ups and downs of the world we live in now. Includes an excerpt from the new audio version of Liar’s Poker.

Jacob Goldstein (who hosts this interview) has a new podcast, What’s Your Problem, interviewing entrepreneurs and engineers about the problems they’re solving to build a better future.

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Michael Lewis on White House Pandemic Planning

Masters in Business | 3 May 2021 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book The Premonition: A Pandemic Story. Backgrounds some of the maverick characters inside various arms of government that understood what was required to deal with a pandemic. And explains the systemic problems with American governance that got in the way.

You might also like to listen to the first chapter of The Premonition along with a short interview of Michael Lewis with himself about the book.

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Michael Lewis on the Crafts of Writing, Friendship, Coaching, Happiness, and More

The Tim Ferriss Show | 1 May 2020 | 1h 59m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Michael Lewis about his books and his Against the Rules podcast. Includes writing out of obligation to the material, deliberately cultivating a narrative of being a happy person, and coaching insights from Inner Game of tennis author Tim Galloway.

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