October 14, 2008

News & Opinion: More Meltdown Recommendations from The Wall Street Journal

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:44 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

The Weekend Edition of The Wall Street Journal has a regular feature called Five Best, where the editors ask an expert about the five books that best represent a topic. They have done personal finance and advertising just to name a few.

This past weekend, the subject was financial meltdowns. The column was curated by Martin Mayer, an author of 35 books, many on the financial system. His own bibliography includes The Bankers (1975) and its follow-up The Bankers: The Next Generation (1997), The Fate of the Dollar (1980), Risky Business: The Collapse of Lloyd's of London (1995), and The Fed (2002).

His current recommendations are:

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.