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October 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An In-Person Evening with Michael Lewis & Michael Grunwald


October 16, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Coral Gables Congregational Church
3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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Books & Books presents


in conversation with

Michael Grunwald


Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon

(W. W. Norton & Company, $30.00)

Monday, October 16th, 7 PM

Address: Coral Gables Congregational Church | 3010 De Soto Blvd. in Coral Gables


Books & Books and Coral Gables Congregational Church are thrilled to host Michael Lewis, #1 best-selling author of The Big Short and Flash Boys.

Michael will be discussing Going Infinite (W. W. Norton & Company, $30.00). The story of FTX’s spectacular collapse and the enigmatic founder at its center. He will be in conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Michael Grunwald.

TICKETS REQUIRED: All tickets are GENERAL ADMISSION and are purchased through Eventbrite. Each ticket admits up to 2 people into the venue and includes one (1) PRE-SIGNED copy of Going Infinite ($30.00 + tax). Please be aware that there will NOT be a book signing after the event. Please arrive early and anticipate a bag check.


About the Book:

From the #1 best-selling author of The Big Short and Flash Boys, the story of FTX’s spectacular collapse and the enigmatic founder at its center.

When Michael Lewis first met him, Sam Bankman-Fried was the world’s youngest billionaire and crypto’s Gatsby. CEOs, celebrities, and leaders of small countries all vied for his time and cash after he catapulted, practically overnight, onto the Forbes billionaire list. Who was this rumpled guy in cargo shorts and limp white socks, whose eyes twitched across Zoom meetings as he played video games on the side?

In Going Infinite Lewis sets out to answer this question, taking readers into the mind of Bankman-Fried, whose rise and fall offers an education in high-frequency trading, cryptocurrencies, philanthropy, bankruptcy, and the justice system. Both psychological portrait and financial roller-coaster ride, Going Infinite is Michael Lewis at the top of his game, tracing the mind-bending trajectory of a character who never liked the rules and was allowed to live by his own—until it all came undone.

About the Author:

Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar’s PokerMoneyballThe Blind SideThe Big ShortThe Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his family.

About the Moderator:

Michael Grunwald is an award-winning journalist and a best-selling author. He was a national correspondent for the Washington PostTime magazine and Politico magazine, and is now a columnist for Canary Media. He is the author of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise and The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. He is writing a new book about food and climate change.


Do I need a ticket to attend? Yes, all tickets are general admission and are required for entry.

Does my ticket include a book? Yes! All tickets include a pre-signed copy of Going Infinite.

Can I buy books at the event? Yes! Michael Lewis’ other books will be available for purchase at the event before and after the event.

Can I bring a friend or family member?  Ticketholders are allowed to bring ONE guest.

Will there be a meet and greet? No, unfortunately not this time.

What if I can’t make it? If you are unable to attend, your book will be available for pick up at your earliest convenience at our Coral Gables location under your first and last name.