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] page turner.... [Lewis'] most ambitious and important book."
-- New York Times Book Review
"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." -- NPR
"A hymn to the 'deep state,' which is revealed as nothing more than people who know what they're talking about." -- Cory Doctorow - Boing Boing
"[A] spellbinding, alarming analysis of the most serious threats to Americans' safety happening now from inside the U.S. government." -- Quartz
"Displaying his usual meticulous research and fluid prose, [Lewis] makes the federal bureaucracy come alive by focusing on a few individuals within each agency with fascinating-and sometimes heartwarming-backstories....[A] well-written primer on how the government serves citizens in underappreciated ways." -- Kirkus (starred review)
"Illuminating.... It's relevance to readers won't end with the Trump era." -- Publishers Weekly