Books for Winter Reading (Part I)

10 Finance Books Worth Reading This Winter
Some suggestions, if you’re having trouble deciding what to do when it’s cold outside
Bloomberg, November 13, 2017



About this time of year, I like to make a list of newly released books to read during the cold winter months. There are so many new and interesting authors releasing new works each year that a check list makes it more likely I will read some of them.

The problem is my P/R ratio: purchased-to-read-book ratio. Out of the many interesting books we all buy each year, we only end up reading some of them. Not counting travel or cookbooks, my order history tells me I have bought 51 books in 2017, but I have read just 21 of them. My P/R ratio is 2.43.

I plan to fix that. My usual run of new books for winter will appear next month; today, I went to my own bookshelf, and picked 10 missed opportunities. These are either unread, unfinished or worthy of a re-read.

These are not merely the classics – you don’t need me to tell you to read “A Random Walk Down Wall Street” – instead, these may be a bit off the beaten path. I’ll bet most readers have missed many of these. Let’s jump right in:


Continues at: 10 Finance Books Worth Reading This Winter