58 Books Recommended by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Arabic: نسيم نقولا طالب‎‎, alternatively Nessim or Nissim, born 1960) is a Lebanese-American essayist, scholar, statistician, former trader, and risk analyst, whose work focuses on problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty.

  1. Birth of a Theorem by Cedric Villani
  2. Bull: A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982–2004 by Maggie Mahar
  3. Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself by Sheila Bair
  4. Consciousness by Susan Blackmore
  5. The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition by Norman Russell
  6. Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences by Jon Elster
  7. Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs by Morton Meyers
  8. Information: The New Language of Science by Hans Christian von Baeyer
  9. Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World by Robert Nozick
  10. Modelling Extremal Events: for Insurance and Finance by Paul Embrechts
  11. Models.Behaving.Badly: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life by Emanuel Derman
  12. The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century by Rober Shiller
  13. The Opposing Shore by Julien Gracq
  14. Probability Theory by SRS Varadhan
  15. The Secret of Fatima by Peter J Tanous
  16. Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger by Peter Bevelin
  17. Social Cognition: Making Sense of People by Ziva Kunda
  18. The Statistical Mechanics of Financial Markets by Johannes Voit
  19. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy Wilson
  20. The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker
  21. Free The Animal: Lose Weight & Fat With The Paleo Diet by Richard Nikoley
  22. A Guide to Econometrics by Peter Kennedy
  23. A History of the Mind by Nicholas Humphrey
  24. I Think Therefore I Laugh by John Allen Paulos
  25. The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice by Leonard MacLean
  26. Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning by A. D. Aleksandrov
  27. The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
  28. The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith
  29. Tartar Steppe by Dino Buzzati
  30. Why Stock Markets Crash by Didier Sornette
  31. The Wisdom Paradox by Elkhonon Goldberg
  32. The Dream of Reason by Anthony Gottlieb
  33. Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes by Athanasios Papoulis
  34. The (Mis)behavior of Markets by Benoit Mandelbrot
  35. Confessions of a Philosopher by Bryan Magee
  36. The Making of a Philosopher by Colin McGinn
  37. Statistical Models by David Freeman
  38. Critical Phenomena by Didier Sornette
  39. Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes
  40. The Discovery of France by Graham Robb
  41. Intellectuals in the Middle Ages by Jacques Le Goff
  42. The Science of Conjecture by James Franklin
  43. Financial Derivatives by Jamil Baz
  44. The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way by Jerry Fodor
  45. The Hour Between Dog & Wolf by John Coates
  46. Straw Dogs by John Gray
  47. Body by Science by John Little
  48. Thinking and Deciding by Jonathan Baron
  49. The Status Syndrome by Michael Marmot
  50. No Bull by Michael Steinhardt
  51. Modern Aramaic-English/English-Modern Aramaic Dictionary & Phrasebook: Assyrian/Syriac by Nicholas Awde
  52. How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality by Per Bak
  53. A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes by Peter Bevelin
  54. Mapping the Mind by Rita Carter
  55. Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite by Robert Kurzban
  56. Mean Genes by Terry Burnham
  57. Kant and the Platypus by Umberto Eco
  58. Tyranny of Experts by William Easterly

Source: https://www.farnamstreetblog.com




Books by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Skin in the Game 2018)

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