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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein Pub. Date: October 2001, Random House ISBN- 9780375758256 264 Pages Success Rating:3

Why I Read this Book: This is an incredible lesson of the destruction caused by greed an arrogance. I thought it was fitting given what our economy is currently facing.

The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability by James Gustave Speth Pub. Date: March 2008, Yale University Press ISBN- 9780812992182 237 Pages Success Rating:4

Why I Read this Book: I've always made it a priority to stay up to date on major world and environmental issues. This sums up some things we might want to be thinking (and worrying) about.

The Dhandho  Investor by Mohnish Pabrai Pub. Date: September 2006, Wiley, John & Sons ISBN- 9780470055892 176Pages Success Rating:4

Why I Read this Book: Pabrai has proven his application of value investing to be hugely successful. I wanted to learn what made it real for him. He has been a great teacher.

Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life by Shaun Tomson, Patrick Moser (With) Pub. Date: September 2006, Gibbs Smith ISBN-9781423600763 192 Pages Review Written: 3/10/08Success Rating:4

Why I Read this Book: Those who truly define their own success and then go on to realize it, are the ones who really inspire me. Shaun is just that type of person.