"Excellent...A fascinating, detailed account of the history of tensions in America's trade relationship with China."
"A wonderful journalistic job...a very important book on a very important subject."
--Martin Wolf's "economics reading list" in the Financial Times
"Paul Blustein has achieved the improbable. He has written a riveting thriller about the International Monetary Fund. Even more
improbable is that it is not a work of fiction."
"Gripping, often frightening...should be read by anyone wanting to understand, from the inside, how the international financial system really works."
"An absorbing tale of hope, folly, and betrayal [and] an authoritative account of [Argentina's] unraveling."
--The Los Angeles Times
"A shimmering, essential read for those seeking a deeper and more nuanced perspective on the modern commerce of nations." --The
“Using confidential documents, interviews and financial forensics, Mr. Blustein reveals — in often unflattering detail — the
efforts of the world’s financial leaders as they scramble to repair the badly-broken global economy.”-- The Wall Street Journal
"Authoritative and detailed....Blustein marshals impressive research." --Foreign Affairs