Kevin Roose is a technology columnist for The New York Times and a writer-at-large for The New York Times Magazine. He is the New York Times bestselling author of two books, Young Money and The Unlikely Disciple. He has been named in Forbes' 30 Under 30 and his work has been featured in The Best Business Writing, GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, and other publications. He lives in Brooklyn.
Praise for Young Money:- If Kevin Roose's finely crafted Young Money does not scare you straight about the life of a young financial analyst on Wall Street, it can't be done. Roose's frolic through Wall Street's playpen is a must-read. - House of Cards; Money and Power Despite all the press about Wall Street, the stories that don't usually get told are those of the recent college graduates who clamour for the chance to work 100 hour plus weeks at the big banks. Kevin Roose's new book, which follows a handful of analysts through the trials and tribulations of their early years on the Street, is a thoughtful exploration of their motivations and their experiences - and it's a great read. - The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils are Here A cautionary true-life tale, Young Money should be required reading for every college student who is contemplating a job on Wall Street. As for the rest of us, who remember Wall Street before 2008, Kevin Roose has provided a great window into how that world has changed-and how it hasn't. - The Predator's Ball Highly entertaining and impressive ...Roose's captivating read is sure to appeal to readers young and old who are interested in the zeitgeist of Wall Street since the crash - Publisher's Weekly [Young Money] offers a compelling glimpse of Wall Street in the post-2008 recession era...thought provoking, excellent book - Booklist The young people who have flocked to Wall Street are often badly used, caught up in power struggles among middle management and little appreciated ... [Young Money] captures the daily indignities to which the junior capitalists are subjected - Kirkus Reviews Roose offers an upbeat, practical guide for dealing with a world that is increasingly arranged by and for machines ... Helpful advice to quell workers' anxiety. - Kirkus Reviews