Seven Books

On occasions I am asked which books are worth reading or are my favourites.

These questions are of course impossible to answer and any attempts are extremely subjective; but that said I think the ones below are fascinating and open up lots of ideas and thoughts.

For some Christmas & New Year reading they are all well worth considering.

John Allen Paulos   Innumeracy – Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences. Penguin. 1997

Paul Ormerod   Butterfly Economics. Faber & Faber. London 1998

George Cooper   The Origin of Financial Crises – Central Banks, Credit Bubbles & the Efficient Market Fallacy. Harriman House 2008

Eric D Beinhocker   The Origin of Wealth. Random House 2006

Philip Ball   Critical Mass – How One Thing Leads to Another. Arrow Books 2005

John Kenneth Galbraith   A Short History of Financial Euphoria. Penguin 1990.

Paul Ormerod   Why Most Things Fail: Evolution, Extinction & Economics Faber & Faber 2005

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