Warren Buffett: 35 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 Warren Buffett, taken from interviews and shareholder letters over the years. Here’s his list:

  1. The Intelligent Investor (Ben Graham)
  2. Security Analysis (Benjamin Graham, David Dodd)
  3. Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street (John Brooks)
  4. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings (Philip Fisher)
  5. The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America (Warren Buffett)
  6. Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger (Charles Munger)
  7. The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor(Howard Marks)
  8. The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success (William Thorndike)
  9. Dream Big (Cristiane Correa)
  10. Jack: Straight from the Gut (Jack Welch, John Byrne)
  11. The Clash of the Cultures: Investment vs. Speculation (John Bogle)
  12. Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street (Fred Schwed)
  13. Paths to Wealth Through Common Stocks (Philip Fisher)
  14. The Making of the President 1960 (Thoedore White)
  15. Essays In Persuasion (John Maynard Keynes)
  16. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing (John Bogle)
  17. Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises (Timothy Geithner)
  18. Sam Walton: Made In America (Sam Walton)
  19. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Robert Cialdini)
  20. Personal History (Katherine Graham)
  21. Limping on Water: My 40-Year Adventure with One of America’s Outstanding Communications Companies (Phil Beuth)
  22. Take on the Street: How to Fight for Your Financial Future (Arthur Levitt)
  23. Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe (Graham Allison)
  24. First a Dream (Jim Clayton)
  25. Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules: Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World’s Greatest Investor (Jeremy Miller)
  26. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike (Phil Knight)
  27. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2013 (Carol Loomis)
  28. Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It (Peter Peterson)
  29. The Ten Commandments for Business Failure (Donald Keough)
  30. Investing Between the Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions By Decoding CEO Communications (L J Rittenhouse)
  31. A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers (Peter Bevlin)
  32. The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley (Leslie Berlin)
  33. The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind)
  34. In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington (Robert Rubin, Jacob Weisberg)
  35. 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World (Howard Buffett)

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