Quarantine Library

Updated: Jun 1

My favorite

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. Michael Lewis. A bit outdated now but probably the most enlightning book of the last 5 years

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.

ROD the autobiography. I LOVED it.

Life. James Fox and Keith Richards. I loved it too.

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life. Michael Caine

Mastering Fear: A Navy SEAL's Guide. John David Mann. Il liked it

Stop Being reasonable. Eleanor Gordon Smith. Book. Okish.

10 Billion. Stephen Emmott. quick read

Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense. Okish

Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men who Blew Up the British Economy

The Man Who Knew. Sebastian Mallaby

Business Strategy, Economy and finance.

The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor. Howard S. Marks. Very useful

The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse. Mohamed A. El-Erian. Worth a read

Good Strategy. Bad Strategy. Richard Rumelt UCLA MBA. I liked it.

Radical Uncertainty. Mervyn King. John Kay. I love everything King writes.

What it takes. Stephen A. Schwarzman. (History of Blackstone) Intro and PDF

Mastering the market cycle. Howard Marks. Marks is a luminaire of the investment management

The handbook of Equity Market Anomalies. An interesting book highlighting the basics of market anomalies.

Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought. Andrew Lo

SCALE. Geoffrey West (Review: How Laws of Physics Govern Growth in Business and in Cities).

Tools and weapons. Brad Smith ( Microsoft’s chief lawyer and diplomat). Interesting a by superficial

Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future. Paul Krugman always a good reading.

Skin in the game. Nassim Taleb. The latest version of the Black Swan theory.

Coming apart. Charles Murray. I liked this book but I understand it created some stir.

Chaos Monkeys. Antonio García Martínez.

Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction: English,


The Plague, La Peste: English, Italiano

Stoner. A novel. Wikipedia

The girl before. JP Delaney

La ladra di Libri

Biographies and history

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years. John Guy. Very complete and a nice read.

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History. Boris Johnson. Nice read.

The making of the first world war. Ian Beckett. VERY interesting

FDR by Ted Morgan (Biography of Franklin D Roosevelt)

The wisdom of crowds. James Surowiecki

The madness of crowds. Douglas Murray

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS. Joby Warrick. Interesting

A Higher Loyalty James Comey

The Republic of Gupta. Pieter-Louis Myburgh.


John Bowlby and attachment theory. A classic


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