Book review bonanza
- November 1st, 2011
Shockingly enough the holiday season is right around the corner. For the finance and investment crowd books are a favorite gift. Over the past couple of days we have come across a number of articles and posts featuring book reviews. We hope you find something of interest below:
The top business books of 2011 including Fatal Risk: A Cautionary Tale of AIG’s Corporate Suicide by Roddy Boyd. (Businessweek)
[earlier] The FT Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year short list including Margaret Heffernan’s Willful Blindness: Why We Ignorethe Obvious at Our Peril. (FT)
Another positive review for Brynjolfsson and McAfee’s Race Against The Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy. (EconLog)
Liz Ann Sonders calls The American Phoenix: And Why China and Europe Will Struggle After the Coming Slump by Choyleva and Dumas a “must read.” (Schwab)
Mike Mayo in his book Exile on Wall Street: One Analyst’s Fight to Save the Big Banks from Themselves looks at the conflict-riven business that is Wall Street research. (WSJ)
An interview with Nicholas Wapshott author of, Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics. (Planet Money)
FYI we have a number of these in our reading queue including the Boyd, Kahneman and Isaacson books.
[update] Just saw this recommended reading list from Doug Kass. (TheStreet)
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