This is a minute-by-minute account of how the whole financial system nearly went over the brink in 2008, and the astonishing sense of tension and danger involved. It starts with Bear Stearns in trouble and then just charges along. I thought it would take ten years before anything like this came out. Andrew Sorkin is a real insider. But the thing that’s amazing about it is it’s an absolutely in-the-room, vivid story of the unravelling.