John Lanchester: Crypto Corruption, 2 November 2023
Show More Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon by Michael Lewis.
Penguin, 255 pp., £35, October, 978 0 241 65111 7Show More
Number Go Up: Inside Crypto’s Wild Rise and Staggering Fall by Zeke Faux.
Weidenfeld, 267 pp., £25, September, 978 1 3996 1134 3Show More
“... to those two questions are ‘very badly if at all’ and ‘no’. Sceptics might like to look at Zeke Faux’s Number Go Up for an excoriating attack on crypto and all who sail in her, SBF very much in the forefront. To get a flavour of the book, consult the opening:‘I’m not going to lie,’ Sam Bankman-Fried told me.This was a lie....”