My 2005 Book List

Last Updated Sep 28, 2010 1:06 PM EDT

Tomorrow, we'll continue our look at strategies such as the CAN SLIM strategy, but I wanted to share my 2005 book list with you. As always, feel free to leave comments on your thoughts on any of the books on this list.

Distinguished
Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Rise to Rebellion by Jeff Shaara A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini The Narrows by Michael Connelly In the Presence of the Enemy by Elizabeth George Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Unconventional Success by David Swensen 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America by Bernard Goldberg
The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen Carter

Excellent
A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly A Darkening Stain by Robert Wilson Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales The Misbehavior of Markets by Benoit Mandelbrot The Last Jew by Noah Gordon Night Fall by Nelson DeMille The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
The Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper


Very Good Heretic by Bernard Cornwell Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton Garden of Beasts by Jeffery Deaver The Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi by Jacqueline Park To the Last Man by Jeff Shaara Nighttime is My Time by Mary Higgins Clark Managing Concentrated Stock Wealth by Tim Kochis Plan Your Estate by Denis Clifford Freakonomics by Stephen Levitt


Good Nonprofit Investment Policies by Robert Fry Index Funds by Mark Hebner Investment Management by Robert Hagin To Life by Harold Kushner The Pity of It All by Amos Elon
Empire Falls by Richard Russo Bleachers by John Grisham
The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad The Confessor by Daniel Silva Jewish Humor by Joseph Telushkin Paul Revere's Ride by David Hackett Fischer The New Rules of Retirement by Robert Carlson Collapse by Jared Diamond The Righteous by Martin Gilbert
Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton Living It Up Without Outliving Your Money! By Paul Merriman Rebel by Bernard Cornwell The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger The Big Killing by Robert Wilson


Fair P is for Peril by Sue Grafton The Beach House by James Patterson Death in Holy Orders by P.D. James The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Atonement by Ian McEwan
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller The Art of Asset Allocation by David Darst Why Stock Markets Crash by Didier Sornette Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris Dark Voyage by Alan Furst Enigma by Robert Harris
Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith Mean Markets and Lizard Brains by Terry Burnham Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi Night Soldiers by Alan Furst
Abraham by Bruce Feiler Guests of the Sheik by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea


Poor The Final Solution by Michael Chabon Wealth Without Worry by James Whiddon

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