To get to the bottom of what motivated one of the world’s wealthiest men to the pinnacle
of financial success, Life and people compiled a list of certain books Warren Buffett has read
by himself and would surely recommend to others as well.
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. Over the years, market developments have
both verified the wisdom of Graham’s patterns and enshrine famous authors book as the
most significant one you will ever read on how to reach your financial aims.
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid,
time-tested advice has carried countless humans up the cycle of success in their personal
and business lives. One of the most timeless and groundbreaking bestsellers of all time, this
book will teach you:
· Six manners to make humans like you
· Twelve ways to win humans to your way of thinking
· Nine ways to change individuals without arousing resentment
Poor Charlie’s Almanack by Charlie Munger. It contains the wisdom and wit of Charlie
Munger: his lectures, talks, and public commentary. And, it has been compiled and written
with both Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett’s cooperation and encouragement.
So pull up your favorite reading glasses and enjoy the awesome humor, wit, and insight that
Charlie Munger brings to the world of life, business, and investing itself. His unique
worldview, what he calls a ‘multidisciplinary’ structure, is a self-developed model for
transparent and simple thinking while being far from simplistic itself.
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle. It is the classic guide to
getting cool about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer Bogle reveals his key to
obtaining more out of investing: low-cost index funds. He describes the simplest and most
impactful investment strategy to build wealth over the long term.
The Outsiders by William N. Thorndike, Jr. In this counterintuitive, refreshing book, the
author brings to bear the analytical wisdom of an awesome career in investing, closely
evaluating the performance of organizations and their leaders.
Essays in Persuasion by John Maynard Keynes. Keynes was, without doubt, one of the
influential thinkers of the twentieth century. His work revolutionized the practice of modern
economics. It has had a heartfelt impact on the way economics is written and taught, and on
economic policy, around the globe.
Investing Between the Lines by L.J. Rittenhouse. This one will present you with how to:
· Decipher the “FOG” of confusing organizations' communications
· Decode the real meaning behind corporate platitudes and jargon
· Separate the facts from the fluff in annual quarterly earnings calls and reports
· Safeguard your money by investing in organizations that steward investor capital
The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean. This is a story of deceit, greed, and
arrogance– a microcosm of all that is false with American business today. Above all, it’s a
fascinating drama that will verify to be the authoritative account of the Enron scandal.
The Making of the President 1960 by Theodore H. White. This book revolutionized the
manner modern presidential campaigns are reported. Reporting from within the campaign
for the foremost time on record, White’s extensive research of all parties involved set the
bar for campaign coverage and remains unparalleled.
Limping on Water by Phil Beuth. Phil's story is a keen insider’s chronicle of that Crazy Men
golden era of TV; a time when broadcasting as we identify it came into being. It is also a
powerful lesson in forging a career that is prosperous and ethical; doing good and doing
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. Phil Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and set up a
company with one simple mission: import low-cost, high-quality running shoes from Japan.
Selling the shoes from the stock of his Plymouth, Knight grossed eight thousand dollars that
first year, 1963. Today, Nike’s annual sales top $30 billion. In this age of start-ups, Knight’s
Nike is the premium standard, and its swoosh is more than a logo. A symbol of greatness
and grace, it’s one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the planet.
The Farmer From Merna by Karl Schriftgiesser. A tough copy to come by among books
Warren Buffett suggests reading, this is the biography of George J. Mecherle, a farmer from
Illinois who conceived of a plan to present low-cost honest auto insurance to the farming
individuals of his home state. Motivational blogs tells of his frictional life to get the business
set up and the progress of his venture.
A Few Lessons For Investors and Managers From Warren Buffett. This book is about how
investors and managers can increase their chance of success and lessen the chance of harm
if managers think more like investors and investors more like businessmen. There are a lot
of books about Warren Buffett, but this one is pretty different as it discusses in a small-easy-
to-read way what investors and managers can learn from Buffett.