“In all the cases in this book people will say well, who's the best liar. The real question is, who’s the worst liar, because they’re all bad. The only question is who'’s the worst and these lies, they were clumsy and yet I think that'’s the hubris. They didn't even bother to come up with a good story. They didn't think they needed to.”
James Stewart has won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the 1987 stock market crash and insider trading. Formerly Page One editor of the Wall Street Journal, he is now a business columnist for The New York Times. Mr. Stewart is perhaps best known for his 1991 book, Den of Thieves.