Books@DailyFinance: 'Union Atlantic,' a Novel of the Financial Crisis

Writing about finance has plainly suffered for the unavoidable fact that bankers and writers do not cross paths very much anymore. Bankers work hellacious hours, socialize afterward with other bankers at hellacious lounges and hardly have the time (or more pertinently, incentive) at the end of it all to read. Writers drift from website-launch party to literary reading to shot-and-beer bar, and they get laid off a lot.