Borat Gets a Book Deal

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on August 12, 2008

New Image.JPGIn 2006, we called him “the Borat of banking” Now, 26-year-old Amit Chatwani – the Princeton-educated man behind Leveraged Sell-Out , Wall Street’s blog-equivalent of “Gossip Girl” – has penned a book. Out this month, “Damn it Feels Good to Be a Banker” offers a (satirical) glimpse into the privileged world of investment banking. But lurking beneath the cringe-worthy claims (“Cheap things generally suck, so we doubled it”) and elitist rants (“Kids from middle-tier schools stay at middle-tier banks”) is a brutally honest critique of one of America’s most sought-after industries. And, c’mon, who doesn’t love a book cover bearing a cash fan?—Dan Macsai

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