Charlie Munger’s Recommended Reading List

Charlie Munger’s Books: Recommended Reading List

We read a lot. I don’t know anyone who’s wise who doesn’t read a lot. But that’s not enough: You have a to have a temperament to grab ideas and do sensible things. Most people don’t grab the right ideas or don’t know what to do with them.”

 I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”

 

 

(2003) Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader  by Frank Partnoy

 

Ice Age by John & Mary Gribbin

 

Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Choas and Complexity by John Gribbin

 

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It by Arthur Herman

 

Models of My Life by Herb Simon

 

A Matter of Degrees: What Temperature Reveals about the Past and Future of Our Species, Planet, and Universe by Gino Segre

 

Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier Wall

 

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Jared Diamond

 

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution & Future of the Human Animal by Jared Diamond

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

 

(1994) The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Ben Franklin

 

(1997) Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos by Garrett Hardin

 

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

 

(1999) Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Sr. by Ron Chernow

 

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes

 

The Warren Buffett Portfolio: Mastering the Power of the Focus Investment Strategy by Robert Hagstrom

 

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters (P.S.) by Matt Ridley

 

Getting It Done: How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge by Roger Fisher and Alan Sharp

 

Three Scientists and Their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information by Robert Wright

 

Only the Paranoid Survive by Andy Grove

 

Of Permanent Value by Andrew Kilpatrick

 

(2003) Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger by Januaret Lowe

 

(2008) Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger by Peter D. Kaufman

 

(2008) Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger by Peter Bevelin

 

(2008) YES!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive by Noah Goldstein

 

(2007) Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

 

(2009) Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

 

(1998) The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

 

(2005) Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald

 

(1992) Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough

 

No Two Alike: Human Nature and Human Individuality by Judith Harris

 

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher

 

Distant Force: A Memoir of the Teledyne Corporation and The Man Who Created It by George A. Roberts

 

Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire by James Wallace

Den of Thieves by James Stewart

 

Les Schwab Pride in Performance: Keep It Going by Les Schwab

 

Fortune’s Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street by William Poundstone

 

The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century by Istvan Hargittai

 

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy

 

Master of the Game: Steve Ross and the Creation of Time Warner by Connie Bruck

 

Getting it Done: How to Lead When You’re Not In Charge by Roger Fisher

 

Judgment in Managerial Decision Making by Max Bazerman

 

 

 The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design by Richard Dawkins

 

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

 

Darwin’s Blind Spot: Evolution Beyond Natural Selection by Frank Ryan

 

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

 

A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing by Lawrence Krauss

 

Against the Gods: A Remarkable Story About Risk by Peter Bernstein

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