Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio: 20 Books That Every Investor Should Read

We recently started a series called – Superinvestors: Books That Every Investor Should Read. So far we’ve provided the book recommendations from:

Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc

Ray Dalio

Together with our own recommended reading list of:

This week we’re going to take a look at recommended books from superinvestor Ray Dalio. Taken from his writings, interviews, lectures, and shareholder letters over the years. Here’s his list:

  1. The Lessons of History (Will Durant, Ariel Durant)
  2. River Out Of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life (Richard Dawkins)
  3. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage (Alfred Lansing)
  4. Thinking, Fast and Slow (Daniel Kahneman)
  5. Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (David Eagleman)
  6. The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Case for the Existence of the Soul (Mario Beauregard, Denyse O’Leary)
  7. Security Analysis (Benjamin Graham, David Dodd)
  8. Leadership the Outward Bound Way: Becoming a Better Leader in the Workplace, in the Wilderness, and in Your Community (Outward Bound USA)
  9. Einstein’s Mistakes: The Human Failings of Genius (Hans Ohanian)
  10. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (Charles Duhigg)
  11. Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World  (Dalai Lama)
  12. Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life  (Sandra Aamodt, Sam Wang)
  13. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future (Daniel Pink)
  14. A Magic Web: The Forest of Barro Colorado Island (Christian Ziegler, Egbert Leigh)
  15. From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds (Daniel Dannett)
  16. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Yuval Noah Harari)
  17. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds (Michael Lewis)
  18. The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class (Edward Conard)
  19. The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Sean Carroll)

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