The Bankers that Broke Britain

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The Painspotter's Guide to Broken Britain: 50 People to Love, Hate, Blame, Rate
1.  The Painspotter's Guide to Broken Britain: 50 People to Love, Hate, Blame, Rate by Andrew Holmes
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  "The voices in my head told me to write this book...my psychotherapist did too. I hope this is the perfect antidote...at least you can laugh (well after you have cried or just run out of Prozac)"
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The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What it Means
2.  The Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What it Means by Vince Cable
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  "An honest politician's view of the credit crunch - may even vote for him!"
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Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe
3.  Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe by Gillian Tett
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  "If you really want to know why it happened, then this is the best place to start - great read"
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
4.  The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson
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  "Superb! Although this predates the crunch it is a wonderful and easy read; fascinating"
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House of Cards: How Wall Street's Gamblers Broke Capitalism: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the Collapse of the Global Market
5.  House of Cards: How Wall Street's Gamblers Broke Capitalism: The Fall of Bear Stearns and the Collapse of the Global Market by William D. Cohan
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  "This kind of makes you angry...but that's okay, you have every right to be"
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How I Caused the Credit Crunch
6.  How I Caused the Credit Crunch by Tetsuya Ishikawa
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  "Funny and crass all at the same time; banking at its best (or worst)"
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The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
7.  The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
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  "This is a superb and it's amazing to think that we pay loads of cash to bankers and financial experts; maybe they don't know what they are doing after all?"
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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
8.  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
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  "I read this nearly 10 yearas ago, and it's as relevant today, as it has always been"
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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management
9.  When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
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  "I was working in a bank when this happened...shows that some things have not changed at all. A lesson to us all"
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A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
10.  A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers by Lawrence G. McDonald
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  "Greed it seems is not always good"
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