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Books are the most integral part of one’s learning. It enhances not only our knowledge but makes us even more competent in this constant changing world. And we, Finance@TAPMI, believe not only in learning from academic books but also from the books written by the great intellects of all time. With this objective in mind, we are recommending  “A Must Read” books for every finance students and professionals.


  1. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
  2. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes
  3. Economics by Paul A. Samuelson
  4. A History of Economics by John Kenneth Galbraith
  5. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu
  6. A Short History of Financial Euphoria by John Kenneth Galbraith

Financial Crisis:

  1. Fault Lines by Raghuram G. Rajan
  2. House Of Debt by Atif Mian, Amir Sufi
  3. The Great Crash of 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
  4. The Housing Boom and Bust by Thomas Sowell
  5. Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin
  6. This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Kenneth Rogoff 

Value Investing:

  1. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  2. Security Analysis: Principles and Technique by Benjamin Graham
  3. One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch
  4. Beating the Street by Peter Lynch
  5. Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
  6. A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
  7. The Alchemy of Finance by George Soros, Paul A. Volcker

Behavioural Economics and Finance:

  1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  2. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
  3. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Popular on Wall street:

  1. Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
  2. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
  3. Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
  4. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
  5. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
  6. The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  7. Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb