Once a Bitcoin Miner
Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West
Part autobiography and part investigation, the book describes the wackiness, the fraudulence, and the cycle of Bitcoin boom and bust and boom. We begin with scandal and conflict in Canada’s cryptocurrency Wild West and spiral outward.
“Lou himself is a rare commodity in that he understands cryptocurrency and knows how to write about it … This book stands out as a rare example of a readable snapshot of a world we all need to get more informed about. ” — The Times
“Lou’s book will immediately capture readers’ attention with its deep dive into legal and illegal uses of cryptocurrency. ” — Library Journal
“Readers interested in an in-the-trenches view of the bitcoin world will appreciate Lou’s willingness to tell all. ” — Publishers Weekly
“Ethan’s Once a Bitcoin Miner offers a first-person account on one of the most fascinating periods in tech and finance, the Bitcoin boom. It’s a highly entertaining read for anyone who is looking to learn more about crypto without going into too much of the jargon or technical terms. Overall, it’s a fun story to read about the people behind the movement that’s revolutionizing money. ” — Camila Russo, author of The Infinite Machine