Prem Watsa: 12 Books That Every Investor Should Read

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We recently started a series called – Superinvestors: Books That Every Investor Should Read. So far we’ve provided book recommendations from:

Together with our own recommended reading list of:

This week we’re going to take a look at recommended books from superinvestor Prem Watsa. Taken from his writings, interviews, lectures, and shareholder letters/meetings over the years. Here’s his list:

  1. Templeton Plan: 21 Steps to Personal success and Real Happiness (John Templeton)
  2. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds (Charles MacKay)
  3. Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance (Louis Gerstner)
  4. Is Ultimate Reality Unlimited Love? (Stephen Post)
  5. Thrift And Generosity: The Joy Of Giving (John Templeton)
  6. The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon (Brad Stone)
  7. The Essential Worldwide Laws of Life (John Templeton)
  8. Investing the Templeton Way (Lauren Templeton)
  9. Rising To Power: Paul Desmarais & Power Corporation (Dave Greber)
  10. Discovering the Laws of Life (John Templeton)
  11. 100 Days: The Rush to Judgment That Killed Nortel (James Bagnall)
  12. Riches for the Mind and Spirit (John Templeton)

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