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Michael Covel's Must Read Books

A Listmania! list by Michael Covel
The list author says: "These books and films are a must. Most at the top are mine (I am biased), but this list has been a huge influence."
The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition HC)
1.  The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition HC) by Ayn Rand
The list author says:
  "Howard Roark? Know him if you want a meaningful life."
$26.27   Used & New from: $4.02
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,407 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Trend Commandments: Trading for Exceptional Returns
2.  Trend Commandments: Trading for Exceptional Returns by Michael Covel
The list author says:
  "Lots of attitude and all true."
$17.92   Used & New from: $11.58
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews)

The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires
3.  The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires by Michael Covel
The list author says:
  "2009 paperback edition with new afterword. The afterword goes into the story behind the story!"
$12.78   Used & New from: $7.45
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)

Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets
4.  Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets by Michael Covel
The list author says:
  "My first book covers a subject still misunderstood and under-appreciated. This 2009 edition was updated and rewritten after 2008 crash to reflect huge trend following gains."
$22.19   Used & New from: $12.43
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

Michael Covel's Trend Following Film: Broke
5.  Michael Covel's Trend Following Film: Broke DVD ~ Michael Covel
The list author says:
  "My first documentary film. Don't let the title fool you, it's about trend following."
$18.97   Used & New from: $13.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

The Little Book of Trading: Trend Following Strategy for Big Winnings
6.  The Little Book of Trading: Trend Following Strategy for Big Winnings by Michael Covel
The list author says:
  "My second new baby inspired by Market Wizards."
$15.60   Used & New from: $6.88
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places (Updated and Expanded) (Columbia Business School Publishing)
7.  More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places (Updated and Expanded) (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Michael J. Mauboussin
The list author says:
  "Mauboussin's work is for anyone interested in accumulation of wealth."
$21.56   Used & New from: $6.78
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Market Wizards
8.  Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager
The list author says:
  "The classic Wall Street interview text."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
9.  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
The list author says:
  "A book about risk sounds boring? Not at all."
$33.47   Used & New from: $0.21
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds & Confusión de Confusiones (Wiley Investment Classics)
10.  Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds & Confusión de Confusiones (Wiley Investment Classics) by Charles MacKay
The list author says:
  "Panicky sheep never go away, they just come back under a different name."
$36.04   Used & New from: $5.07
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
11.  Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre
The list author says:
  "A book from over 50 years ago is relevant to making money today? Yes."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (350 customer reviews)

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Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
12.  Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin by Stephen Jay Gould
The list author says:
  "If you want to learn to think in "numbers" Gould is your man."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

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Atlas Shrugged: 35th Anniversary Edition
13.  Atlas Shrugged: 35th Anniversary Edition by Ayn Rand
The list author says:
  "Money is the root of all evil? Not exactly as Rand lays out in her 1000+ page classic."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,981 customer reviews) | 58 customer discussions

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Human Action Scholars Edition
14.  Human Action Scholars Edition by Ludwig von Mises
The list author says:
  "You will not read this in one sitting, but you must read it."
Used & New from: $16.62
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business
15.  Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business by George Anders
The list author says:
  "A great story. KKR, Henry Kravis and George Roberts revealed."
$30.15   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Design, Testing, and Optimization of Trading Systems
16.  Design, Testing, and Optimization of Trading Systems by Robert Pardo
The list author says:
  "Nitty gritty details about systems testing."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Uncommon Genius: How Great Ideas are Born
17.  Uncommon Genius: How Great Ideas are Born by Denise G. Shekerjian
The list author says:
  "The common features found in 'genius'."
$11.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
18.  Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by Renée Mauborgne
The list author says:
  "The book for thinking about and executing great business strategy."
$16.92   Used & New from: $3.60
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (378 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
19.  Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoffrey Colvin
The list author says:
  "Born with talent? Not exactly."
$16.97   Used & New from: $1.88
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
20.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
The list author says:
  "Seth Godin thinks so damn clearly. I am jealous."
$20.17   Used & New from: $1.92
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement
21.  Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement by Anthony Robbins
The list author says:
  "This book inspired my career."
$9.57   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Godfather Collection (The Coppola Restoration) [Blu-ray]
22.  The Godfather Collection (The Coppola Restoration) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "First (2) are 'life' classics. Never watched part 3."
$26.99   Used & New from: $17.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,763 customer reviews) | 37 customer discussions

V for Vendetta (Two-Disc Special Edition)
23.  V for Vendetta (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Hugo Weaving
The list author says:
  "V is passion."
$24.66   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,306 customer reviews) | 22 customer discussions

Rework
24.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
The list author says:
  "My first web designers have moved on to one great book."
$12.97   Used & New from: $6.08
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (679 customer reviews)

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
25.  The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) by Timothy Ferriss
The list author says:
  "Good guy who understand OCD attention to detail."
$12.43   Used & New from: $10.05
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,933 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization
26.  The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization by Thomas L. Friedman
The list author says:
  "I never really viewed Friedman as political from his books--which are great."
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Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
27.  Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
The list author says:
  "This is the baby of understanding 'self'."
$19.31   Used & New from: $4.61
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (458 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers
28.  Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers by Jim Rogers
The list author says:
  "One of my first Wall Street reads. Mr. Ambition! Interviewed him in Singapore years after. Awesome."
$12.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

The Predators' Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the JunkBond Raiders
29.  The Predators' Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the JunkBond Raiders by Connie Bruck
The list author says:
  "Motivating...in a bad boy way. Ever want to know how Ted Turner, KKR and all the big names financed their babies?"
$13.55   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
30.  When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
The list author says:
  "Do not pass go--read it--if you want to know how real smart guys can fail miserably."
$9.28   Used & New from: $0.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews)

If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit
31.  If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland
The list author says:
  "Written a long time ago...still relevant if you have an interest in the human condition."
$7.61   Used & New from: $2.91
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation
32.  Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation by Sally Hogshead
The list author says:
  "Stripper story...aha moment!"
$20.38   Used & New from: $5.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Meditations (Penguin Classics)
33.  Meditations (Penguin Classics) by Marcus Aurelius
The list author says:
  "You will die."
$6.22   Used & New from: $4.17
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
34.  The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The list author says:
  "Awesome."
$14.50   Used & New from: $2.34
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

This Might Work: Seth Godin Collected Work 2006-2012
35.  This Might Work: Seth Godin Collected Work 2006-2012 by Seth Godin
The list author says:
  "Big book."
Used & New from: $125.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Experience Economy, Updated Edition
36.  The Experience Economy, Updated Edition by B. Joseph Pine
The list author says:
  "People will pay anything for an experience."
$17.88   Used & New from: $9.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
37.  The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility" by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The list author says:
  "Another is on the way."
$9.63   Used & New from: $1.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (852 customer reviews) | 20 customer discussions

Outliers: The Story of Success
38.  Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
$15.29   Used & New from: $7.65
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,538 customer reviews)

Democracy in America (Penguin Classics)
39.  Democracy in America (Penguin Classics) by Alexis de Tocqueville
The list author says:
  "Seeing the future."
$9.72   Used & New from: $2.54
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety (Vintage)
40.  The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety (Vintage) by Alan W. Watts
The list author says:
  "Awesome."
$8.86   Used & New from: $6.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

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Must be a huge quantity of fake reviews--? 37 11 days ago
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Why is this book suddenly so popular again? 1331 Jan 3, 2014
I read 250 pages and Fransico's "money speech", May I write a review? 0 Dec 29, 2013
This book is very popular with financier types. 10 Dec 18, 2013
Ayn Rand had Aspergers Syndrome. Discuss. 49 Dec 18, 2013
fountainhead or atlas shrugged? 37 Dec 11, 2013
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What is MP3 Una Edition? 4 Jul 30, 2013
if you like The Fountainhead, you will love The Transhumanist Wager 2 Jun 17, 2013
Consideration of a new book...yes, it is mine. 0 Apr 10, 2013
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