Nassim Nicholas Taleb Reading List

    1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

      ‘Thinking,

    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 by Benoît B. Mandelbrot

      ‘The

    10. The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice by Leonard C. Maclean

      ‘The

    11. Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart

      ‘Plato

    12. Idea Makers: Personal Perspectives on the Lives & Ideas of Some Notable
      People
      by Stephen Wolfram

       

      ‘Idea

    13. Models.Behaving.Badly.: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to
      Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life
      by Emanuel Derman

       

      ‘Models.Behaving.Badly.:

    14. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday

      ‘The

    15. Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems by Didier Sornette

      ‘Why

    16. No Bull: My Life in and Out of Markets by Michael Steinhardt

      ‘No

    17. Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts by Terry Burnham

      ‘Mean

    18. Bull!: A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004 by Maggie Mahar

      ‘Bull!:

    19. Consciousness – An Introduction by Susan Blackmore

      ‘Consciousness

    20. The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz

      ‘The

    21. Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease by Gary Taubes

       

      ‘Good

    22. Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs by Morton A. Meyers

      ‘Happy

    23. The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War by Graham Robb

       

      ‘The

    24. Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger by Peter Bevelin

      ‘Seeking

    25. Information: The New Language of Science by Hans Christian Von Baeyer

      ‘Information:

    26. The Opposing Shore by Julien Gracq

      ‘The

    27. The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger as Your Brain Grows Older by Elkhonon Goldberg

      ‘The

    28. Why Everyone by Robert Kurzban

      ‘Why

    29. Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself by Sheila Bair

      ‘Bull

    30. Statistical Models: Theory and Practice by David A. Freedman

      ‘Statistical

    31. A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes by Peter Bevelin

      ‘A

    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 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. Deep Learning by Ian Goodfellow

      ‘Deep

    41. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust by John Coates

      ‘The

    42. The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction by Trevor Hastie

      ‘The

    43. Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past by David Reich

      ‘Who

    44. Probability Theory by S.R.S. Varadhan

      ‘Probability

    45. Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning by A.D. Aleksandrov

      ‘Mathematics:

    46. Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes with Errata Sheet by Athanasios Papoulis

      ‘Probability,

    47. The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability Before Pascal by James Franklin

      ‘The

    48. Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean by Philip Mansel

      ‘Levant:

    49. The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche

      ‘The

    50. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy D. Wilson

      ‘Strangers

    51. The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way: The Scope and Limits of Computational Psychology by Jerry A. Fodor

      ‘The

    52. Mapping the Mind by Rita Carter

      ‘Mapping

    53. Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals by John N. Gray

      ‘Straw

    54. The Making of a Philosopher: My Journey Through Twentieth-Century Philosophy by Colin McGinn

      ‘The

    55. I Think, Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy by John Allen Paulos

      ‘I

    56. A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness by Nicholas Humphrey

      ‘A

    57. Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World by Robert Nozick

      ‘Invariances:

    58. Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper by Bryan Magee

      ‘Confessions

    59. Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition by Umberto Eco

      ‘Kant

    60. Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages: Essays Presented to Margaret Gibson by Lesley M. Smith

      ‘Intellectual

    61. The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance by Anthony Gottlieb

      ‘The

    62. The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity by Michael G. Marmot

      ‘The

    63. Social Cognition by Ziva Kunda

      ‘Social

    64. How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality by Per Bak

      ‘How

    65. The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith

      ‘The

    66. Critical Phenomena in Natural Sciences: Chaos, Fractals, Selforganization and Disorder: Concepts and Tools by Didier Sornette

      ‘Critical

    67. Financial Derivatives: Pricing, Applications, and Mathematics by Jamil Baz

      ‘Financial

    68. The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition by Norman Russell

      ‘The

    69. The Blank Swan: The End of Probability by Elie Ayache

      ‘The

    70. Free The Animal: Lose Weight & Fat With The Paleo Diet by Richard Nikoley

      ‘Free

    71. Body by Science: A Research-Based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week by John Little

      ‘Body

    72. Modern Aramaic Assyrinan/Syriac: Swadaya-english / Turyo-english / English-swadaya-turoy: Dicitonary and Phrasebook by Nicholas Awde

      ‘Modern

    73. 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover’s Life List by Mimi Sheraton

      ‘1,000

    74. Rational Decisions by Ken Binmore

      ‘Rational

    75. The French Revolution and What Went Wrong by Stephen Clarke

      ‘The

    76. Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities by Alain Bertaud

      ‘Order


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