Multinational technology company Apple (NASDAQ:) has reportedly paid $5 million for the rights to author Michael Lewis’ upcoming book on former FTX CEO Sam “SBF” Bankman-Fried following a bidding war.

According to a Sept. 7 report from The Ankler, Apple secured the rights to the book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon, which is set to be released on Oct. 3 — the start of SBF’s trial in New York. Lewis suggested an October publication date at the 2023 conference in Miami, aiming for the beginning of the former FTX CEO’s criminal trial.

Michael Lewis’ book on Sam Bankman-Fried, scheduled for publication on Oct. 3. Source: Amazon (NASDAQ:)