Here are the full run of reviews of the book:

Mainstream Media Reviews

New York Times:
Rescues Unlimited: Government as Wall Street’s Enabler
NYT, August 2, 2009

Wall Street Journal:
… And Dave Has His Book List
WSJ, July 26, 2009

Greenspan Flunks Test, Bush Falls Into $15 Trillion Pit: Books
Review by James Pressley
Bloomberg, May 27 2009

Book Review: Rescue Fatigue
Michael Maiello, 07.16.09, 12:01 AM EDT
Barry Ritholtz’s ”Bailout Nation.”

Asia Times
Named and shamed
Reviewed by Muhammad Cohen

The roots of ‘Bailout Nation’
Commentary: Ritholtz book dissects crisis and Greenspan
By Howard Gold

Bailout study widens the “Big Picture”
Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:47pm EDT
By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Miami Herald
Economics stories can be unexciting, but recent books try to keep their readers awake.
Miami Herald, Monday, 06.01.09


Las Vegas Business Press
Big bailouts a perversion of capitalism, author argues
October 05, 2009

The Hindu
Faux capitalists look for the free lunch
D. Murali
September 19, 2009

ABC News
‘Self-Inflicted Damage’: Highlights From ‘Bailout Nation’
New Book From Bailout Critic Barry Ritholtz Takes on Citigroup, Chrysler and More
ABC NEWS Business Unit, May 27, 2009

See also First Amendment Award for Outstanding Journalism: Best Book Bailout Nation

Blog Reviews:

The Nanny Nation
Dwyer Gunn
NYT Freakonomics Blog

Ritholtz On Reform: The Real Problem Is No One Is Following the Rules
By David Weidner
Marketbeat, June 17 2009

Crossing Wall Street
The Strange Death of American Capitalism
Book Review of Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz
Eddy Elfenbein,
Crossing Wall Street, May 17, 2009
Book Review of Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz

Penguin Unearthed
Book Review: Bailout Nation, by Barry Ritholz, 3 January, 2010

Traders Narrative
“Bailout Nation” By Barry Ritholtz: Book Review
Traders Narrative, May 25th, 2009

Wall Street Cheat Sheet
Book Review: Bailout Nation
Written by Damien Hoffman
Posted on 30 May 2009

The Mess That Greenspan Made
Book Review: Bailout Nation
The Mess That Greenspan Made, August 20, 2009

Ritholtz’ Brilliant Book, Bailout Nation
Kevin Hoffberg
December 1, 2009

Juggling Dynamite
Bailout Nation
by Danielle Park
Juggling Dynamite, Tue 23 Jun 2009 11:37 AM EDT

Random Roger
Bailout Nation Review
Random Roger, June 19, 2009

Aleph Blog
The Aleph Blog: Book Review: Bailout Nation
David Merkel

Fire Dog Lake
FDL Book Salon Welcomes Barry Ritholtz – Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy
By: Ian Welsh Saturday June 13, 2009 2:00 pm

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Bailout Nation, Books

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5 Responses to “Bailout Nation Reviews (So Far)”

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  3. tmcinerney says:

    Congrats to Barry, he deserves a lot more recognition and praise — sure to come.

  4. Pat G. says:

    And coming to a theatre near you starting in October, is Michael Moore’s new documentary: Capitalism.
    This is just another venue at getting the news out to the dead-head Americans who are mentally engaged in just about everything but reality.

  5. thfiv says:

    Mr. Ritholtz,

    Your book is excellent! I am still reading and enjoying it.

    Thank you for it and your website.

    I hope you are working on the additions for the paperback.