Rich & Famous People’s Reading Lists



Warren Buffett





Take on the Street: What Wall Street and Corporate America Don’t Want You to Know. What you can do to fight back
by Arthur Levitt
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns
by John C. Bogle
Speculative Contagion: An Antidote for Speculative Epidemicsby Frank Martin
Benjamin Graham on Value Investing: Lessons from the Dean of Wall Streetby Janet Lowe
The Theory of Investment Value
by John Burr Williams
Where Are the Customers’ Yachts? or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street
by Fred Schwed, Jr
The Intelligent Investor: A Book of Practical Counsel 
by Benjamin Graham
Paths to wealth through common stocks
by Philip Fisher
Bull: A History of the Boom and Bust
by Maggie Mahar
Security Analysis: Principles and Technique
by Ben Graham and Dave Dodd
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
by Philip A. Fisher


Bill Gates



“My Years with General Motors” by Alfred Sloan

Bill Gates' favorite book on business


“Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinge

“A Separate Peace” by John Knowles

“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Life Is What You Make It” by Peter Buffett

“SuperFreakonomics“by Steven D. Levitt
“That Used to be Us” by Thomas Friedman 

“For the Love of Physics” by Walter Lewin 

“The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language” by Steven Pinker 

“The Ten Commandments for Business Failure” by Donald R. Keough 





Steve Jobs




Buy on amazon “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand

“The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton M. Christensen

61CggFqGI2L._SX258_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_ “Be here now” by Ram Dass

“Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind” by Shunryu Suzuki

 “The Autobiography of Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda 

 “Diet for a Small Planet” by Frances Moore Lappe

 “Inside the Tornado” by Geoffrey A. Moore

“Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism” by Chogyam Trungpa

 “Only the Paranoid Survive” by Andrew S. Grove



Mark Cuban

“The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand

“The Gospel of Wealth” by Andrew Carnegie

“Rework” by Jason Fried 

“The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need” by Andrew Tobias

“Cold Calling Techniques” by Stephan Schiffman 

“The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton M. Christensen

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