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Typical reads while you wait for b-school to begin

Krish
 
Liar's Poker: Playing the Money Markets
Liar's Poker: Playing the Money Markets
"the absolute quintessential introduction.....to the world of banking....nothing truue of what todays banks are but yet some would like to think so .....enjoy"
Wall Street [Special Edition] [1988] [DVD]
Wall Street [Special Edition] [1988] [DVD]
"watch and learn absoluutely nothing useful but still a great movie"
The Future Just Happened
The Future Just Happened
"superbly written stories, probably the only decent follow up to liars poker by lewis"
Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves
"classic read.....easily forgotten if you hadnt read through this list"
The Art Of Innovation: Success Through Innovation the IDEO Way
The Art Of Innovation: Success Through Innovation the IDEO Way
"very good book on the creative and innovation process.....i wouldnt waste your time, read this book"
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
"badly written book....but important concept to understand read the first 100 pages .....understand key insight of the blindfolded monkey throwing darts to pick stocks....then move on"
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
"good substitute for the undercover economist ....read whichever is cheaper...only read one ...unless you like funky talk for serious business"
The Undercover Economist
The Undercover Economist
"good substitute for the freakonomics ....read whichever is cheaper...only read one ...i'm sure the author would endorse my view"
Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
"real lessons of the real world from a real cool guy!"
The World is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-first Century
The World is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-first Century
"outsourcing/offshoring.....get a good grip on what it means .....then move on........read half the book get the picture ...resell your copy"
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
"nice one...however some examples are clearly fiction..."
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings (Wiley Investment Classics)
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings (Wiley Investment Classics)
"a serious book for serious people"
Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing - A Book of Practical Counsel
Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing - A Book of Practical Counsel
"a truly important read or so i've been told.......only book on this list i never read"
The Accidental Theorist: And Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science (Penguin Business Library)
The Accidental Theorist: And Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science (Penguin Business Library)
"old skool.....to understand the flaws of supply side economics"
The Predator's Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders
The Predator's Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders
"introduce yourself to the junk bond market.....but dont follow the example"
Good To Great
Good To Great
"some impoortant lessons in good behavioural traits towards creating a great business"
Strange Places, Questionable People
Strange Places, Questionable People
"there are some stranger places than the trading floor"
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
"more of us need to be as cool as him"
Bringing Down the House: How Six Students Took Vegas for Millions
Bringing Down the House: How Six Students Took Vegas for Millions
"tells it as it is"
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
"interesting story of delhi.....that anyone living or visiting the city would enjoy......dont let it scare you, the book was written ages ago"
Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi
Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi
"one of the best written biographies i have read"