The Show by Filip SytaThe Show by Filip Syta

The Show

byFilip Syta

Paperback | January 5, 2016

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"An eye-opening tale of all the money, sex and drugs washing through the tech world, from someone who lived it."- Jim Edwards, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider UK

Think of the greatest tech company in the world. Imagine getting a job there. Picture the perks: free gourmet food, free booze, a gym, a swimming pool, and a holiday bonus . . . every month. Brilliant coworkers. No dress code. Great parties. More money. Everyone's admiration.

Vic is just like any other Harvard grad out there, except that he just scored a job at tech empire SHOW. But in the hunt for success and happiness, he falls into a shady world of sex, drugs, and swindle. The young tech elites are just as greedy as Wall Street bankers, but all the more cunning. Meanwhile, an office affair is brewing, and his father's absence adds to Vic's decline.

The darker, drug-fueled parallel to Dave Eggers'The Circle, Filip Syta's debut novel,The Show, offers a raw glimpse into the dangerous evolution of the tech world.
Filip Syta is a former Google employee who chose to leave the tech world behind to satisfy his constant urge to write and to pursue his ambition of becoming a novelist. He was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011, he graduated with a master's degree in entrepreneurship from Lund University, Lund, Sweden. He aspires to make rea...
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Title:The ShowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:InksharesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941758150

ISBN - 13:9781941758151

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"An eye-opening tale of all the money, sex and drugs washing through the tech world, from someone who lived it." - Jim Edwards, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider UK"A kind of Wolf of Wall Street of the West Coast." - Fortune Magazine"Conveys the peculiarity of a workplace full of young, bright people fixated on the future." - Financial Times"A blistering work of fiction." - Sunday BusinessPost"An entertaining and truthful portrait of an ambitious generation stuck in the corporate world...a must read." - Havard Nyberg, Former Key Account Manager at Google and LinkedIn "Syta authentically recounts both the glory and indignity of life working inside one of the world's elite technology companies." - Benjamin Page, Tech Investor"A provocative story about finding your purpose in the corporate world." - Marcus Holst, former Account Manager at Google