Bloomberg’s 50 Best Business Books

June 3, 2010

Bloomberg.com, that exhaustive site for business information, has done us all a favor and picked their 50 favorite business books published since January 1, 2009. Some have just been released and some have already won awards. Nearly every one is available from one of the LION libraries, many are in the Essex Library’s collection; click on the title to place one on hold. Read one, read them all, let us know what you think belongs on their list or what doesn’t.

Animal Spirits by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz

The Big Questions by Steven E. Landsburg

The Big Rich by Bryan Burrough

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald with Patrick Robinson

Crash Course by Paul Ingrassia

Crisis Economics by Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm

The Devil’s Casino by Vicky Ward

Don’t Blame the Shorts by Robert Sloan

The Education of an American Dreamer by Peter G. Peterson

The End of Wall Street by Roger Lowenstein

In Fed We Trust by David Wessel

The First Tycoon by T.J. Stiles

Fool’s Gold by Gillian Tett

Freefall by Joseph E. Stiglitz

A Gift to My Children by Jim Rogers

Good Value by Stephen Green

Googled by Ken Auletta

The Greatest Trade Ever by Gregory Zuckerman

The Great Reset by Richard Florida

House of Cards by William D. Cohan

How Markets Fail by John Cassidy

How the Mighty Fall by Jim Collins

Identity Economics by George A. Akerlof and Rachel E. Kranton

The Invisible Hands by Steven Drobny

I.O.U. by John Lanchester

Keynes by Peter Clarke

The King of Oil by Daniel Ammann

Jimmy Stewart Is Dead by Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Last Man Standing by Duff McDonald

Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed

The Match King by Frank Partnoy

Meltdown Iceland by Roger Boyes

The Myth of the Rational Market by Justin Fox

No One Would Listen by Harry Markopolos

On the Brink by Henry M. Paulson Jr.

Past Due by Peter S. Goodman

Priceless by William Poundstone

The Quants by Scott Patterson

The Road From Ruin by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green

Selling America Short by Richard C. Sauer

Soccernomics by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

13 Bankers by Simon Johnson and James Kwak

This Time Is Different by Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff

Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin

War at the Wall Street Journal by Sarah Ellison

What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell

You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier

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