74 Books Recommended By Nassim Taleb

  1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  2. The Tartar Steppe by Dino Buzzati‘The
  3. Thinking and Deciding by Jonathan Baron‘Thinking
  4. What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars by Jim Paul‘What
  5. A Guide To Econometrics by Peter E. Kennedy‘A
  6. The Statistical Mechanics of Financial Markets by Johannes Voit‘The
  7. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker‘The
  8. The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century by Robert J. Shiller‘The
  9. The (Mis)Behavior of Markets by Benoît B. Mandelbrot‘The
  10. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart‘Plato
  11. Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable People by Stephen Wolfram‘Idea
  12. Models.Behaving.Badly.: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life by Emanuel Derman‘Models.Behaving.Badly.:
  13. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday‘The
  14. Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems by Didier Sornette‘Why
  15. No Bull: My Life in and Out of Markets by Michael Steinhardt‘No
  16. Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts by Terry Burnham‘Mean
  17. Bull!: A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004 by Maggie Mahar‘Bull!:
  18. Consciousness – An Introduction by Susan Blackmore‘Consciousness
  19. The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz‘The
  20. Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease by Gary Taubes‘Good
  21. Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs by Morton A. Meyers‘Happy
  22. The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War by Graham Robb‘The
  23. Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger by Peter Bevelin‘Seeking
  24. Information: The New Language of Science by Hans Christian Von Baeyer‘Information:
  25. The Opposing Shore by Julien Gracq‘The
  26. The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger as Your Brain Grows Older by Elkhonon Goldberg‘The
  27. Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind by Robert Kurzban‘Why
  28. Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself by Sheila Bair‘Bull
  29. Statistical Models: Theory and Practice by David A. Freedman‘Statistical
  30. A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes by Peter Bevelin‘A
  31. The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice by Leonard C. Maclean‘The
  32. Modelling Extremal Events: for Insurance and Finance by Paul Embrechts‘Modelling
  33. The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor by William Easterly‘The
  34. Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure by Cédric Villani‘Birth
  35. The Secret of Fatima (Father Kevin Thrall #1) by Peter J. Tanous‘The
  36. Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences by Jon Elster‘Explaining
  37. The Crocodile by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘The
  38. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges‘Collected
  39. Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos by Hardeep Singh Puri‘Perilous
  40. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust by John Coates‘The
  41. The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction by Trevor Hastie‘The
  42. Probability Theory by S.R.S. Varadhan‘Probability
  43. Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning by A.D. Aleksandrov‘Mathematics:
  44. Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes with Errata Sheet by Athanasios Papoulis‘Probability,
  45. The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability Before Pascal by James Franklin‘The
  46. Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean by Philip Mansel‘Levant:
  47. The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche‘The
  48. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy D. Wilson‘Strangers
  49. The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way: The Scope and Limits of Computational Psychology by Jerry A. Fodor‘The
  50. Mapping the Mind by Rita Carter‘Mapping
  51. Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals by John N. Gray‘Straw
  52. The Making of a Philosopher: My Journey Through Twentieth-Century Philosophy by Colin McGinn‘The
  53. I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy by John Allen Paulos‘I
  54. A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey‘A
  55. Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World by Robert Nozick‘Invariances:
  56. Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper by Bryan Magee‘Confessions
  57. Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition by Umberto Eco‘Kant
  58. Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages: Essays Presented to Margaret Gibson by Lesley M. Smith‘Intellectual
  59. The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance by Anthony Gottlieb‘The
  60. The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity by Michael Marmot‘The
  61. Social Cognition by Ziva Kunda‘Social
  62. How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality by Per Bak‘How
  63. The Sunday Philosophy Club (Isabel Dalhousie, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith‘The
  64. Critical Phenomena in Natural Sciences: Chaos, Fractals, Selforganization and Disorder: Concepts and Tools by Didier Sornette‘Critical
  65. Financial Derivatives: Pricing, Applications, and Mathematics by Jamil Baz‘Financial
  66. The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition by Norman Russell‘The
  67. The Blank Swan: The End of Probability by Elie Ayache‘The
  68. Free The Animal: Lose Weight & Fat With The Paleo Diet (aka The Caveman Diet) V2 – NEWLY EXPANDED & UPDATED by Richard Nikoley‘Free
  69. Body by Science: A Research-Based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week by John Little‘Body
  70. Modern Aramaic Assyrinan/Syriac: Swadaya-english / Turyo-english / English-swadaya-turoy: Dicitonary and Phrasebook by Nicholas Awde‘Modern
  71. 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover’s Life List by Mimi Sheraton‘1,000
  72. Rational Decisions by Ken Binmore‘Rational
  73. Deep Learning by Ian Goodfellow‘Deep
  74. Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past by David Reich‘Who

    Source:

    1. Book Recommendations from Nassim Taleb
    2. https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/72773.Nassim_Nicholas_Taleb_Book_Recommendations
    3. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/5029660970
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