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God's Bankers 'proves nonfiction is stranger than fiction'
Very gratifying that six months after publication, God's Bankers - A History of Money and Power at the Vatican continues to draw great coverage, this time from Elaine Charles and her Book Report Radio, this time as one of a handful of nonfiction books that prove 'truth is stranger than fiction'
"From Gerald Posner, a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, comes God’s Bankers, an eye-raising investigation nine years in the making. The book traces the political intrigue and inner workings of the Catholic Church. Decidedly not about faith or religious doctrine, the story focuses on the church’s accumulation of wealth and its byzantine entanglements with financial markets across the world. God’s Bankers has it all, a rare exposé and an astounding saga marked by poisoned business titans, murdered prosecutors, mysterious deaths of private investigators, and questionable suicides. A carnival of characters from Popes and cardinals, financiers and mobsters, kings and prime ministers, and a set of moral and political circumstances that investigates the church’s aims and ambitions. A work that is part thriller, part financial tell-all, and a study of how the Vatican has evolved from a fountain of faith to a corporation of extreme wealth and power."