SBF 'flew too close to the sun,' says author of new book about FTX bankruptcy

Quick Take

  • The author of a new book on the collapse of the FTX exchange said he had been ‘drowning in Sam.”
  • ‘SBF: How The FTX Bankruptcy Unwound Crypto’s Very Bad Good Guy’ was released today and available from book sellers around the world.

Sam Bankman-Fried unsurprisingly emerges as the sole protagonist (and possible antihero) in a new book on the collapse the FTX exchange that rocked the crypto world late last year.

"My book's thesis is that there's only one character, and that's Sam," Brady Dale, a crypto reporter at Axios, says in a new episode of The Scoop. "It's the story of Sam. And then a bunch of people who got sucked into his vision."

Released today, the book, "SBF: How The FTX Bankruptcy Unwound Crypto's Very Bad Good Guy," was written in real time, with Dale saying that he didn't take time off from his day job for the project and felt at times like he was "drown