Michael Lewis

The 2011 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award was presented to Michael Lewis for The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, which describes the escalating U.S. housing bubble in the 2000s and subsequent financial crisis of 2007-8.

Michael Lewis is an author and financial journalist. Lewis has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 2009 and has won multiple Gerald Loeb Awards and Los Angeles Times Book Prizes for his writing.