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Charlie Munger

 Charlie Munger is an American investor, businessman, former real estate attorney, architectural designer, and philanthropist. He is vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by Warren Buffett. Munger and Buffett have worked together as partners for over 40 years. 

40 Recommended books from Charlie Munger

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  • A Matter of Degrees

    by Gino Segre July 1, 2003 Science & Math

    In a wonderful synthesis of science, history, and imagination, Gino Segrè, an internationally renowned theoretical physicist, e...

  • A Universe from Nothing

    by Lawrence M. Krauss January 10, 2012 Science & Math

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    4.4 stars

    2,087 ratings

    “WHERE DID THE UNIVERSE COME FROM? WHAT WAS THERE BEFORE IT? WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING? AND FINALLY, WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RA...

  • Andrew Carnegie

    by David Nasaw October 24, 2006 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.6 stars

    318 ratings

    A National Book Critics Circle Award-nominated biographer chronicles the life of the iconic business titan from his modest upbr...

  • Barbarians at the Gate

    by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar October 28, 2008 Business & Money

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    4.7 stars

    1,302 ratings

    “One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”
    —_New York ...

  • Benjamin Franklin

    by Carl Van Doren January 28, 1987 Biographies & Memoirs

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    5.0 stars

    2 ratings

    Detailed biography of the multi-gifted Founding Father.

  • Conspiracy of Fools

    by Kurt Eichenwald March 14, 2005 Business & Money

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    4.5 stars

    358 ratings

    From an award-winning New York Times reporter comes the full, mind-boggling story of the lies, crimes, and ineptitude behind ...

  • Darwin's Blind Spot

    by Frank Ryan December 16, 2002 Science & Math

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    4.0 stars

    18 ratings

    While Charles Darwin's vision of evolution was brilliant, natural selection ignores a crucial force that helps to explain the d...

  • Deep Simplicity

    by John Gribbin April 5, 2005 Science & Math

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    4.7 stars

    66 ratings

    Over the past two decades, no field of scientific inquiry has had a more striking impact across a wide array of disciplines–fro...

  • Distant Force

    by George A. Roberts January 1, 2007 Biographies & Memoirs

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    3.5 stars

    6 ratings

    Dr. Roberts searched his archive of corporate documents - shareholder financieal reports, records of management and board meeti...

  • Einstein

    by Walter Isaacson April 10, 2007 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.7 stars

    2,883 ratings

    By the author of the acclaimed bestseller Benjamin Franklin, this is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of h...

  • Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

    by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon June 18, 2019 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.6 stars

    346 ratings

    The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for th...

  • Fiasco

    by Frank Partnoy February 1, 1999 Business & Money

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    4.5 stars

    118 ratings

    FIASCO is the shocking story of one man's education in the jungles of Wall Street. As a young derivatives salesman at Morgan St...

  • Fortune's Formula

    by William Poundstone September 14, 2005 Business & Money

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    4.5 stars

    402 ratings

    In 1956 two Bell Labs scientists discovered the scientific formula for getting rich. One was mathematician Claude Shannon, neur...

  • Genome

    by Matt Ridley March 26, 2013 Science & Math

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    4.5 stars

    888 ratings

    The genome's been mapped.
    But what does it mean?

    Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the...

  • Getting It Done

    by Roger Fisher and Alan Sharp June 3, 1998 Business & Money

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    4.4 stars

    70 ratings

    Let's face it. In this chaotic world of teams, matrix management, and horizontal organizations, it's tougher than ever to get t...

  • Getting to Yes

    by May 3, 2011 Self-Help

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    4.6 stars

    5,246 ratings

    The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised

    Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, ...

  • Guns, Germs and Steel

    by Jared Diamond July 17, 2005 History

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    4.5 stars

    6,732 ratings

    Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1998
    Guns, Germs and Steel examines the rise of civilization and the issues its developm...

  • Hard Drive

    by James Wallace and Jim Erickson April 16, 1992 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.7 stars

    23 ratings

    This biography chronicles William Gates' rise as the most powerful player in the computer industry--a man who has revolutionize...

  • How The Scots Invented the Modern World

    by Arthur Herman January 1, 2001 History

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    4.6 stars

    910 ratings

    How the Scots Invented the Modrern World was a veritable hardcover smash, selling more than 48,000 copies in five printings and...

  • Ice Age by MARY GRIBBIN JOHN GRIBBIN

    by John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin August 11, 2021 Science & Math

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    4.2 stars

    65 ratings

    John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. They focus on the key ...

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