On the Brink

READER RECOMMENDATION

Henry M. Paulson Jr.’s 0n the Brink describes in intimate detail his tenure as secretary of the Treasury during the global financial crisis that began in August 2007. It includes a candid assessment of mistakes made, successes achieved, and lessons learned. Replete with the acronymic alphabet soup of agencies, programs, and securities, it is not an easy read, but is worth the effort.

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