The reigning cowboy of narrative non-fiction with a writing career spanning nineteen years, Mezrich has authored twenty-five books – major international and New York Times Bestsellers, with well over 11 million copies sold. The genre he’s created – cinematic and unique true stories of young geniuses battling their way through the grey area between right and wrong, and succeeding at all costs – includes the wildly successful Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, which spent sixty-three weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. It was adapted into the hit motion picture 21. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal spent eighteen weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, and appeared on hit bestseller lists in over a dozen countries. It was adapted into the critically acclaimed movie THE SOCIAL NETWORK, which was nominated for eight Oscars, winning three including Best Adapted Screenplay, and won Golden Globes for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Score. Mezrich and Aaron Sorkin share a prestigious Scripter Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as well. Mezrich is the only non-fiction author to have two adaptations open #1 at the box office. Mezrich’s book, The Antisocial Network, was an international bestseller and is currently a top film in theaters–Dumb Money starring Pete Davidson, Seth Rogan and America Fererra. His newest book Breaking Twitter which details the story of how Elon Musk didn’t break Twitter–Twitter broke Elon. Mezrich was a writer and consulting producer for season 5 of the tv show Billions.

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