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Red Notice

419 pages, 2015

economics & politics

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The New York Times bestseller Red Notice does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar's Poker did for our understanding of the Salomon Brothers, Wall Street, and the mortgage-backed securities business in the 1980s.

Browder's business saga meshes well with the story of corruption and murder in Vladimir Putin's Russia, making Red Notice an early candidate for any list of the year's best books (Fortune). This is a story about an accidental activist.

Bill Browder started out his adult life as the Wall Street maverick whose instincts led him to Russia just after the breakup of the Soviet Union, where he made his fortune. Along the way, he exposed corruption; when he did, he barely escaped with his life.

The Power of Determination

In Red Notice, Bill Browder shows us the power of determination. Despite facing numerous obstacles, he never gave up on his quest for justice. His story encourages us to stay determined and fight for what we believe in, no matter how tough the journey gets.

The Importance of Integrity

Browder's story is a testament to the importance of integrity. He stood up against corruption, even when it put his life at risk. This book will inspire you to always choose the path of honesty and integrity, even when it's not the easiest route.

Understanding Russian Politics

If you're interested in understanding the complexities of Russian politics, Red Notice is a must-read. Browder provides a firsthand account of the corruption and power dynamics at play, giving readers a unique insight into the political landscape of Russia.

The Risks of Doing Business Abroad

Red Notice also highlights the potential risks of doing business abroad. Browder's experiences in Russia serve as a cautionary tale for anyone considering international business ventures. It's crucial to research and understand the political and economic climate of the country you're planning to invest in.

The Human Cost of Corruption

Finally, Red Notice brings to light the human cost of corruption. Browder's fight for justice for his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, who was tortured and killed in a Russian prison, shows the devastating impact corruption can have on individuals and their families. This book will make you think twice about the real cost of corruption and the importance of fighting against it.

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Red Notice is a riveting account of Browder's journey through the corporate world, his battles with corrupt politicians, and his fight for justice.

Walter IsaacsonWalter Isaacson - Biographer, Journalist

Red Notice is a must-read for anyone interested in the intricate web of corruption and injustice that characterizes Putin's Russia.

Gary KasparovGary Kasparov - Chess Grandmaster

Red Notice is a gripping, fast-paced journey into the dark heart of Russia. A true story that reads like a thriller.

Lee ChildLee Child - Thriller Author

Red Notice is a terrifying, unputdownable book that offers an unprecedented view into the corrupt world of Russian politics.

Daniel SilvaDaniel Silva - Spy Novelist
Walter IsaacsonGary KasparovLee ChildDaniel Silva

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