From The Wolf of Wall Street to Liar's Poker, Wall Street's stories of greed and ambition are legendary. Young Money offers a fresh view for the new generation. As well as being an expose of recent excess, it is the story of how the financial crisis changed a generation and remade Wall Street from the bottom up.
Kevin Roose is a business and technology writer for New York magazine and NYMag.com. Previously, he was a staff reporter for the New York Times, where he covered Wall Street for the business section and for DealBook, the Times' award-winning financial news site. He is the author of The Unlikely Disciple, and his writing has appeared in GQ, Esquire, ESPN: The Magazine, and other major publications.
An excellent book . . . asks a serious and important question: is this really the best use we can make of our brightest young people, to turn them into conformist drones who will mock anyone who turns up at the office in slightly too colourful a tie * Irish Daily Mail * Roose's book is like a 21st-century Der Struwwelpeter, a cautionary tale for the young and gifted * Daily Mail *