Reading List

Expanding Your Knowledge
We've put together an expansive reading list.  Books on this list are subject to change at any time.

Top Choices:
Money Makers: Inside The New World of Finance and Business by David Snider and Dr. Christopher Howard
The Sellout: How Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed America's Global Financial System by Charles Gasparino
Winning by Jack Welch
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
"A Wall Street Job Can't Match A Calling In Life" by Michael Lewis
Mergers and Inquisitions Blog

Business:
Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis
The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors by Michael E. Porter
Security Analysis - Classic 1940 Edition by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, and Charles Burck
Jack: Straight From the Gut by Jack Welch
Made in America by Sam Walton
Double your Profits in 6 Months or Less by Robert M. Fifer
Built from Scratch by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank
Only the Paranoid Survive by Andrew S. Grove
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Poras

History/Biography:
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America by Garry Willis
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen Ambrose
Eisenhower: Soldier and President by Stephen Ambrose
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Washington: The Indispensable Man by James Thomas Flexner
Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant
Thomas Jefferson by R.B. Bernstein
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

History General:
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos by M. Mitchell Waldrop
A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future by Charles Van Doren
The Clash of Civilization and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some are so Rich and Some so Poor by David S. Landes


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