Reading List


In addition to the books I have reviewed, following are some of my favorite investing books. Listing these as I come across them in my personal library as well as new releases.

Said John Train, “bad books on investing make it sound easy.”

Save a lot of time and money by reading the best. A sampling of a value investor reading list follows.

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value InvestingBenjamin Graham

The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America – Lawrence Cunningham

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings – Philip Fisher

Beating the Street and One Up On Wall Street – Peter Lynch

The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment – Guy Spier

Investing: The Last Liberal Art – Robert Hagstrom (he is also the author of The Warren Buffett Way, which I haven’t read)

Money Masters of Our Time The New Money Masters The Midas Touch: The Strategies That Have Made Warren Buffett America’s Pre-Eminent Investor – John Train

Liar’s Poker – Michael Lewis (second favorite ML book is The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine; also enjoyed years ago his The Money Culture; this is good, too: Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game)

Hedgehogging – Barton Biggs

More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite – Sebastian Mallaby