3 for Fans of Bad Bets Podcast

Are you a fan of The Wall Street Journal’s podcast Bad Bets? Are you intrigued by financial scandals that have impacted large companies? If so, try these!

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup Hardcover by John Carreyrou
Here is the riveting story of Theranos and the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.

A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers by Lawrence G. McDonald
What happened at Lehman Brothers, and why was it allowed to fail, with aftershocks that rocked the global economy? A former Lehman Brothers Vice President gives us the straight answers—right from the belly of the beast.

Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Spectacular Fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork by Reeves Wiedeman
The inside story of the rise and fall of WeWork, showing how the excesses of its founder shaped a corporate culture unlike any other.