Recommended Books

When we ask an expert investor for one piece of advice they'd give their younger self, more often than not, their answer is "read more".

From investing, and business, to biographies and history, here is a list of the most recommended books from the Equity Mates hosts, community, and experts.


Get Started Investing

By Alec Renehan and Bryce Leske

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One Up On Wall Street

By Peter Lynch

8 recommendations

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The Intelligent Investor

By Benjamin Graham

5 recommendations

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The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Investors and Managers

By Lawrence A. Cunningham

4 recommendations

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Good To Great

By Jim Collins

3 recommendations

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Thinking, Fast And Slow

By Daniel Kahneman

3 recommendations

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The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

By Joel Greenblatt

3 recommendations

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Buffettology

By Mary Buffett

2 recommendations

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Investing: The Last Liberal Art

By Robert G. Hagstrom

2 recommendations

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Capital Returns: Investing Through the Capital Cycle

By Edward Chancellor

2 recommendations

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The Acquirer's Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market

By Tobias E. Carlisle

2 recommendations

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Security Analysis

By Benjamin Graham

2 recommendations

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

By Hans Rosling

2 recommendations

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The Great Rupture: Three Empires, Four Turning Points, and the Future of Humanity

By Viktor Shvets

2 recommendations

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South: The Endurance Expedition

By Ernest Shackleton

2 recommendations

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Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders

By Jack D. Schwager

2 recommendations

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Shoe Dog

By Phil Knight

2 recommendations

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Catcher in the Rye

By J. D. Salinger

2 recommendations

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Liar's Poker

By Michael Lewis

2 recommendations

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Big Debt Crises

By Ray Dalio

2 recommendations

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Guerilla Games

By Gar Wilson

2 recommendations

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Angela Duckworth

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Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making for an Unknowable Future

By Mervyn King

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The Outsiders

By S E Hinton

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Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder

By Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution

By Gregory Zuckerman

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A Beautiful Mind

By Sylvia Nasar

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Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

By Patty McCord

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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

By Edwin E. Catmull

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That Will Never Work

By Marc Randolph

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The End of History and the Last Man

By Francis Fukuyama

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The Count of Monte Cristo

By Alexandre Dumas

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The Black Swan: The Impact Of The Highly Improbable

By Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

By Howard Marks

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Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

By Roger Lowenstein

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The Warren Buffett Book of Investing Wisdom

By Robert L Bloch

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Beating the Street

By Peter Lynch

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100 Baggers: Stocks that Return 100-to-1 and How to Find Them

By Christopher Mayer

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Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything

By Carol Loomis

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The Dhandho Investor: The Low-Risk Value Method to High Returns

By Mohnish Pabrai

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Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders, 2018

By Warren Buffett

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The Money Miners: The Great Australian Mining Boom

By Trevor Sykes

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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

By Timothy Ferriss

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Bulls, Bears and a Croupier: The Insider's Guide to Profiting from the Australian Stockmarket

By Matthew Kidman

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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

By Malcolm Gladwell

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Hedgehogging

By Barton Biggs

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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America

By Nancy MacLean

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John Curtin's War: The Coming of War in the Pacific, and Reinventing Australia

By John Edwards

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The Fountainhead

By Ayn Rand

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Finance for Normal People: How Investors and Markets Behave

By Meir Statman

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Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

By Alice Schroeder

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What Works on Wall Street, Fourth Edition: The Classic Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time

By James O'Shaughnessy

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The History of the Peloponnesian War

By Thucydides

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Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations

By Tobias E. Carlisle

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A Bigger Picture

By Malcolm Turnbull

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

By Michael Lewis

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Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture

By Bruce Pascoe

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing

By Burton G. Malkiel

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The Wisdom of Crowds

By James Surowiecki

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

By David E Sanger

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As the Crow Flies

By Jeffrey Archer

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Fourth Estate

By Jeffrey Archer

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Mao's Last Dancer

By Li Cunxin

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence In History And Its Causes

By Steven Pinker

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The Warren Buffett Way

By Robert G. Hagstrom

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Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

By James C Collins

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

By Erik Brynjolfsson

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Uncommon Sense: Investment Wisdom Since the Stock Market's Dawn

By Michael Kemp

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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches

By David Drummond

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Behavioural Investing: A Practitioner's Guide to Applying Behavioural Finance

By James Montier

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The Trick: Why Some People Can Make Money and Other People Can't

By William Leith

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

By Niall Ferguson

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The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way

By Wayne W. Dyer

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

By Dale Carnegie

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The Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and Thinking

By Barbara Minto

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Kochland

By Christopher Leonard

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The Hard Thing About Hard Things

By Ben Horowitz

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Influence, New and Expanded: The Psychology of Persuasion

By Robert B. Cialdini

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Rich Dad Poor Dad

By Robert T. Kiyosaki

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Mastering Megatrends: Understanding and Leveraging the Evolving New World

By Doris Naisbitt

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Superpower: Australia's Low-Carbon Opportunity

By Ross Garnaut

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Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions

By Dan Ariely

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Exponential Organizations

By Salim Ismail

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

By Michael Lewis

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Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond: 396

By Bruce C. Greenwald

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You Can be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits

By Joel Greenblatt

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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management

By Roger Lowenstein

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The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders

By Jack D. Schwager

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

By Mark Manson

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The Barefoot Investor

By Scott Pape

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Nice Girls Don't Get Rich: 75 Avoidable Mistakes Women Make with Money

By Lois P. Frankel

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Competitive Advantage

By Michael E. Porter

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Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

By Henry Marsh

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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

By Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist

By Mark Stevens

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The White Sharks of Wall Street: Thomas Mellon Evans and the Original Corporate

By Diana Henriques

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Dark Genius of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber

By Edward J. Renehan Jr.

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Catch 22

By Joseph Heller

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Options as a Strategic Investment

By Lawrence G. McMillan

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It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be

By Paul Arden

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The Alchemist

By Paulo Coelho

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Damodaran on Valuation: Security Analysis for Investment and Corporate Finance

By Aswath Damodaran

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The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy

By Stephanie Kelton

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The Billion Dollar Whale

By Tom Wright & Bradley Hope

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