This seems to be the place to start on this topic.
Steven D. Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith, Rethinking Housing Bubbles: The Role of Household and Bank Balance Sheets in Modeling Economic Cycles. They present a bank balance sheet account of the Great Recession, with a good deal of background coming from the experimental economics direction.
In 100 Years, Leading Economists Predict the Future, edited by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.
Robert Howse, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace.