A monthly post looking at what books Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon has become staple for the blog. There was some decent turnover this month with a slew of new book releases. Here are the books (combined print and Kindle) that our readers purchased the most during February 2014:

The Top 11

  1. The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle
  2. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  3. The Little Book of Market Wizards: Lessons from the Greatest Traders by Jack Schwager
  4. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn Gleil
  5. The Investment Checklist: The Art of In-Depth Research by Michael Shearn
  6. The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William Thorndike
  7. The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy by Tim McCarthy
  8. Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street’s Post-Crash Recruits by Kevin Roose
  9. A Short Guide to a Long Life by David B. Agus
  10. Keynes’s Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist by John Wasik
  11. Skating Where the Puck Was: The Correlation Game in a Flat World  by William J. Bernstein

The Next 11

  1. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams
  2. It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone by Robin Dreeke
  3. The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run or Ruin an Economy by Tim Harford
  4. The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers That Rule Our World by Zachary Karabell
  5. Trading: The Best Of The Best – Top Trading Tips For Our Times edited by Brian Lund
  6. Bonds Are Not Forever: The Crisis Facing Fixed Income Investors by Simon Lack
  7. GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle
  8. Strategic Value Investing: Practical Techniques of Leading Value Investors by Stephen Horan
  9. The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball by Benjamin Baumer
  10. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
  11. Trading Options: Using Technical Analysis to Design Winning Trades by Greg Harmon

Thanks again to everyone who purchased a copy of my book or any other book (or item) during the month. Did you find something interesting to read this month? If so, leave a comment to give every one a head’s up.

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