Reading is an important part of the investment process, whether that’s reading company filings, news, research reports, blogs, or books. Sometimes its difficult to find a good book to read that’s worth your time. Below is a list of books that I’ve ready and would recommend, and also a list of books that I’d like to read in the future.

Books I’ve Read

Books on Value Investing

  • Security Analysis – Benjamin Graham and David Dodd
  • The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham
  • The Most Important Thing – Howard Marks
  • The Interpretation of Financial Statements – Benjamin Graham

Books on Warren Buffett

  • The Snowball – Alice Schroeder
  • The Warren Buffett Way – Robert Hagstrom
  • Freakonomics – Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt
  • Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules – Jeremy Miller

General Books About Investing

  • More Than You Know – Michael Mauboussin
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits – Philip Fisher
  • A Man for All Markets – Edward O. Thorp
  • The Manual of Ideas – John Mihaljevic
  • The Little Book that Builds Wealth – Pat Dorsey
  • Fooled by Randomness – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • You Can Be a Stock Market Genius – Joel Greenblatt
  • Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises – Charles Kindleberger
  • Bull – A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004 – Maggie Mahar
  • Biographies
    • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin
  • Miscellaneous
    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey
    • Good to Great – Jim Collins
    • The Outsiders – William N. Thorndike

Books I’m Currently Reading…Or at least partially read…

  • Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman
  • Think Twice – Michael Mauboussin
  • Money Masters of Our Time – John Train
  • Fooling Some of the People All of the Time – David Einhorn

Books I Want to Read

  • Against the Gods – Peter Bernstein
  • Devil Take the Hindmost – Edward Chancellor
  • Essays in Persuasion – John Maynard Keynes
  • Crash of the Titans – Greg Farrell
  • Lords of Finance – Liaquat Ahamed
  • Where are the Customers’ Yachts? – Fred Schwed
  • The Lost Bank – Kirsten Grind