Dee, Jonathan. The Privileges
The Privileges is a satirical portrayal of Adam and Cynthia—a charmed New York couple blessed with a great love for each other, beautiful children, and all of the privileges of increasing wealth—who find themselves desiring more. Because of this greed, Adam, who works in the world of private equity, makes a decision that sends him down the path of the immoral and corrupt. If you want a personal glimpse into one reason why the nation’s financial crisis occurred, this is the book for you. The Privileges is a highly readable novel with well-drawn characters whom you both empathize with and despise.