Book Reviews

This is a list of books I reviewed or will be reviewing on my blog, in alphabetical order. I use a five-star rating system:

***** Excellent, highly recommended.
**** Good, worth your time.
*** Average, you will learn something.
** Fair, you won’t miss much.
* Poor, does more harm than good.

Good books are on my Recommended Reading List. New books will be added as I review them. If you’d like to recommend a good book, please contact me.

*** The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach
**** The Bankers by Martin Meyer
***** The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Michael LeBoeuf
**** The Bond Book by Annette Thau
***** The Coffeehouse Investor by Bill Schultheis
**** Common Sense on Mutual Funds by John Bogle
* Elliott Wave Principle by by A. J. Frost and Robert Prechter, Jr.
***** A Fool and His Money by John Rothchild
***** Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
***** The Four Pillars of Investing by William Bernstein
***** Gotcha Capitalism by Bob Sullivan
***** The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery by Martin Mayer
***** The Intelligent Asset Allocator by William Bernstein
***** The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
*** The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets by Peter Schiff
***** The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John Bogle
* The Little Book That Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt
***** The New Coffeehouse Investor by Bill Schultheis
***** Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein
***** The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need by Larry Swedroe and Jared Kizer
***** The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias
***** Origins of the Crash by Roger Lowenstein
***** The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz
***** Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
***** A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel
***** The Random Walk Guide to Investing by Burton Malkiel
* Rule #1 by Phil Town
***** Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People by Jane Bryant Quinn
*** The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read by Daniel Solin
* Strapped by Tamara Draut
**** The Two-Income Trap by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi
**** Unconventional Success by David Swensen
***** When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein
***** Where Are The Customers’ Yachts by Fred Schweb, Jr.
***** While America Aged by Roger Lowenstein
***** Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes And How To Correct Them by Gary Belsky
*** Your Credit Score by Liz Pulliam Weston