The Fifth Risk

2018 non-fiction book by Michael Lewis / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Fifth Risk is a 2018 non-fiction book by Michael Lewis that examines the transition and political appointments of the Donald Trump presidency, especially with respect to three government agencies: the Department of Energy, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Commerce.[1][2][3][4][5] The book spent fourteen weeks on The New York Times non-fiction best-seller list.[6] A lengthy excerpt from the book was published twice by The Guardian,[7] using a quote from a top adviser to Trump in the title.

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The Fifth Risk
AuthorMichael Lewis
CountryUnited States
PublisherW. W. Norton & Company
Publication date
October 2, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama acquired the rights to the book for a Netflix series about the U.S. government.[8] The 2022 American comedy series The G Word with Adam Conover is "loosely inspired" by the book.[9]

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