10 Books Warren Buffett Recommends
When the legendary super investor, Warren Buffett was once asked about the secret of his success, he reached for a thick stack of papers and replied: “Read 500 pages like this every day, and your knowledge will build up like compound interest.” Warren claims he spends the bulk of his working days, about 80%, just reading and thinking. In this way, Buffett learns and evaluates new investment opportunities, while waiting patiently for his perfect pitch.
A lot of people have asked Warren what books he recommends, and below, you’ll find ten books that Warren has personally suggested either to live audiences or via his famously popular annual shareholders letters.
The first two books, were both written by Warren’s mentor: Benjamin Graham. The Intelligent Investor and Security Analysis guided Buffett’s career as a “value investor”, and changed the way Buffett viewed the stock market.