Suggested Readings and Book List

Private Equity

Private Equity Primer

The Private Equity Primer by Franci Blassberg [Call number: HG 4751 .P75 2006]

Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund Books

Hedge Hunters: Hedge Fund Masters on the Rewards, the Risks, and the Reckoning by Katherine Burton [Call number: HG 4530 .B97 2007]

Hedgehogging by Barton Biggs [Call number: HG 4530 .B516 2006]

The Money Masters by John Train [Call number: HG 172 .A2 T7 1994]

Venture Capital


Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld [Call number: HG 4751 .F45 2016]

Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets Books

The Little Book of Emerging Markets by Mark Mobius [Call number: HG 5993 .M64 2012]

Breakout Nations by Ruchir Sharma [Call number: HC 59.7 .S4465 2013]

Mr. China by Tim Clissold [Call number: HG 1552 .C59 A3 2006]

Equity Markets


A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel [Call number: HG 4521 .M284 2007b]

The Berkshire Letters by Warren Buffett

Unexpected Returns: Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles by Ed Easterling

Margin of Safety by Seth Klarman [Call number: HG 4521 .K566 1991]

Built to Last by Jim Collins [Call number: HF 5386 .C735 1994]

Alternative Investments


The Little Book of Alternative Investments by Ben Stein [Call number: HG 4521 .S7552 2011]



Economics Books

The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman [Call number: HM 846 .F74 2007]

Soros on Soros by George Soros [Call number: HG 172 .S63 A5 1995]

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

When Markets Collide by Mohamed El-Erian [Call number: HF 5470 .E4 2008]

The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William N. Thorndike [Call number: HD 38.2 T48 2012]

Endowment Management

Foundation Endowmentinvesting

Foundation and Endowment Investing: Philosophies & Strategies of Top Investors by Lawrence Kochard [Call number: HG 4521 .K5763 2008]


MarketwizardsThe Quants

Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager [Call number: HG 4621 .S286 2012]

The Wall Street Journal's "The Quants" series (subscription required) 


Leadership Books

Good to Great by Jim Collins [Call number: HD 57.7 .C645 2001]

Organizing Genius by Warren Bennis [Call number: HD 58.9 .B45 1997]