Sheelah Kolhatkar, Staff Writer, Financial Columnist and Author
The New Yorker
Sheela Kolhatkar, a former hedge fund analyst, is a staff writer and financial columnist at The New Yorker, where she writes about Wall Street, Silicon Valley, technology, economics and national politics. Her book Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street was a New York Times bestseller, a New York Times Book Critics’ Top Book of 2017, and was named one of Amazon’s Top 5 Business Books of 2017. It takes readers inside the rise and fall of one of the world’s most powerful hedge funds and explores the way that the hedge fund industry helped transform Wall Street and the U.S. economy. Kolhatkar has appeared as a commentator on business and economic issues on CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, CBS, NPR and contributes regularly to NPR’s Marketplace and WNYC’s Money Talking. Her written work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, Time, New York Magazine and other publications.
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