Economics/Finance

Rating Sort ascending Title Author Genre Sub-Genre(s) Country Year
9.5 Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896 Sven BeckertBeckert Non-Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall StreetLiar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 Theory of Moral SentimentsThe Theory of Moral Sentiments Adam SmithSmith Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Philosophy Scotland
9.5 Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair GameMoneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Sports, Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Money GameThe Money Game Adam Smith - aka George GoodwinSmithb (Goodwin) Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the MarketsFooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets Nassim Nicholas TalebTaleb Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
9.5 When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital ManagementWhen Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management Roger LowensteinLowenstein Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great WestNature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West William CrononCronon Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Class: A Guide Through the American Status SystemClass: A Guide Through the American Status System Paul FussellFussell Non-Fiction Sociology, Economics/Finance United States
9.0 ReckoningThe Reckoning David HalberstamHalberstam Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
9.0 My Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and FinanceMy Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and Finance Emanuel DermanDerman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in the Age of Dininished ExpectationsPeddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in the Age of Dininished Expectations Paul KrugmanKrugman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.0 Jesse Livermore - Boy Plunger: The Man Who Sold America Short in 1929Jesse Livermore - Boy Plunger: The Man Who Sold America Short in 1929 Tom RubythonRubython Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
9.0 Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial CrisesManias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises Charles KindlebergerKindleberger Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
9.0 Where are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall StreetWhere are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street Fred SchwedSchwed Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.0 Essays in PersuasionEssays in Persuasion John Maynard KeynesKeynes Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Essays United Kingdom
9.0 Reminiscences of a Stock OperatorReminiscences of a Stock Operator Edwin LefevreLefevre Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
9.0 Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards and Circulation of Cultural ValueThe Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards and Circulation of Cultural Value James EnglishEnglish Non-Fiction Sociology, Economics/Finance United States
9.0 Too Big to FailToo Big to Fail Andrew Ross SorkinSorkin Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.0 Wall Street: How It Works and for WhomWall Street: How It Works and for Whom Doug HenwoodHenwood Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Politics United States
9.0 Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund ManagerDiary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager AnonymousAnonymous Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
9.0 Buffett: The Making of an American CapitalistBuffett: The Making of an American Capitalist Roger LowensteinLowenstein Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
9.0 How Asia Works: Success and Failure In the World's Most Dynamic RegionHow Asia Works: Success and Failure In the World's Most Dynamic Region Joe StudwellStudwell Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United Kingdom
9.0 Man for all Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the MarketA Man for all Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market Edward O. ThorpThorp Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Undercover EconomistThe Undercover Economist Tim HarfordHarford Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United Kingdom
8.5 Accidental Theorist and Other Dispatches from the Dismal ScienceThe Accidental Theorist and Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science Paul KrugmanKrugman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Politics United States
8.5 Economic Interpretation of the ConstitutionAn Economic Interpretation of the Constitution Charles BeardBeard Non-Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
8.5 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupBad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup John CarreyrouCarreyrou Non-Fiction Business/Management, Economics/Finance United States
8.5 Choice and ConsequenceChoice and Consequence Thomas SchellingSchelling Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.5 Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan IndustryThe Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan Industry Martin MayerMayer Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
8.5 Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was CreatedThe Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was Created William BernsteinBernstein Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.5 More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite Sebastian MallabyMallaby Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United Kingdom
8.5 Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion Dollar Trash TradeJunkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion Dollar Trash Trade Adam MinterMinter Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Travel/Adventure United States
8.5 Affluent SocietyThe Affluent Society John Kenneth GalbraithGalbraith Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Sociology United States
8.5 Fischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of FinanceFischer Black and the Revolutionary Idea of Finance Perry MehrlingMehrling Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.5 SupermoneySupermoney Adam Smith - aka George GoodwinSmithb (Goodwin) Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Essays United States
8.5 Stabilizing an Unstable EconomyStabilizing an Unstable Economy Hyman MinskyMinsky Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.5 Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our MindsThe Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
8.5 Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape MarketsAn Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets Donald MackenzieMackenzie Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.5 Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street JungleMonkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle John RolfeRolfe Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social RigiditiesThe Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities Mancur OlsonOlson Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.5 Accidental Investment Banker: Inside the Decade That Transformed Wall StreetThe Accidental Investment Banker: Inside the Decade That Transformed Wall Street Jonathan KneeKnee Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
8.5 Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for JusticeRed Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice Bill BrowderBrowder Non-Fiction Politics, Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Random Walk down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful InvestingA Random Walk down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing Burton MalkielMalkiel Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Age of Diminished Expectations: U.S. Economic Policy in the 1990sThe Age of Diminished Expectations: U.S. Economic Policy in the 1990s Paul KrugmanKrugman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Politics United States
8.0 Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 Paul KrugmanKrugman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsPredictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions Dan ArielyAriely Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
8.0 General Theory of Employment, Interest, and MoneyThe General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money John Maynard KeynesKeynes Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United Kingdom
8.0 Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90sThe Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90s Christopher WoodWood Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History Japan
8.0 Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant TechnologiesThe Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Erik BrynjolfssonBrynjolfsson Non-Fiction Technology, Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
8.0 Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect StormThe Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm Robert BrunerBrunerm Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.0 Deluge: The Great War, America, and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931The Deluge: The Great War, America, and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 Adam ToozeTooze Non-Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Market WizardsMarket Wizards Jack SchwagerSchwager Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of MarketsReinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets John McMillanMcMillan Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.0 Oil 101Oil 101 Morgan DowneyDowney Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913 James LivingstonLivingston Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
8.0 Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily LifeSkin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life Nassim Nicholas TalebTaleb Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
8.0 Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run – or Ruin – an EconomyThe Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run – or Ruin – an Economy Tim HarfordHarford Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United Kingdom
8.0 Wisdom of CrowdsThe Wisdom of Crowds James SurowieckiSurowiecki Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Sociology United States
8.0 Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co.The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co. William D. CohanCohan Non-Fiction Business/Management, Economics/Finance United States
8.0 Adam Smith In His Time and Ours: Designing the Decent SocietyAdam Smith In His Time and Ours: Designing the Decent Society Jerry MullerMuller Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
8.0 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of EverythingFreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Steven LevittLevitt Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Sociology United States
8.0 Grundrisse Grundrisse Karl MarxMarx Non-Fiction Philosophy, Economics/Finance Germany
8.0 Sense and Nonsense in the OfficeSense and Nonsense in the Office Lucy KellawayKellaway Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United Kingdom
7.5 Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall StreetBusiness Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street John BrooksBrooksc Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.5 Adventures in MarxismAdventures in Marxism Marshall BermanBerman Non-Fiction Politics, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Psychology of the Stock MarketPsychology of the Stock Market G.C. SeldenSelden Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.5 Money CultureThe Money Culture Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.5 Prisoner's Dilemma: John von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the BombPrisoner's Dilemma: John von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb William PoundstonePoundstone Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
7.5 Wealth of NationsThe Wealth of Nations Adam SmithSmith Non-Fiction Economics/Finance Scotland
7.5 Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of RiskAgainst the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Peter BernsteinBernstein Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.5 Cultural Contradictions of CapitalismThe Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism Daniel BellBell Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Politics United States
7.5 Unwinding: An Inner History of the New AmericaThe Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America George PackerPacker Non-Fiction Politics, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and BiasesJudgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases Daniel KahnemanKahneman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.5 Net Worth: Exploding the Myths of Pro HockeyNet Worth: Exploding the Myths of Pro Hockey David CruiseCruise Non-Fiction Sports, Economics/Finance Canada
7.5 Capitalism and FreedomCapitalism and Freedom Milton FriedmanFriedman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Models of My LifeModels of My Life Herbert SimonSimon Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Nature and Logic of CapitalismThe Nature and Logic of Capitalism Robert HeilbronerHeilbroner Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Age of KeynesThe Age of Keynes Robert LekachmanLekachman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Biography United States
7.5 Getting by on $100,000 a Year (and Other Sad Tales)Getting by on $100,000 a Year (and Other Sad Tales) Andrew TobiasTobias Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.5 Panic Rules!: Everything You Need to Know about the Global EconomyPanic Rules!: Everything You Need to Know about the Global Economy Robin HahnelHahnel Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.5 State of the U.S.A. Atlas: The Changing Face of American Life in Maps and GraphicsThe State of the U.S.A. Atlas: The Changing Face of American Life in Maps and Graphics Doug HenwoodHenwood Non-Fiction Politics, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall StreetThe Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street Justin FoxFox Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
7.5 Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions FailThe Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail Nate SilverSilver Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Mathematics/Statistics United States
7.5 Eat the Rich: A Treatise on EconomicsEat the Rich: A Treatise on Economics P.J. O'RourkeO'Rourke Non-Fiction Politics, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and HappierTriumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier Edward GlaeserGlaeser Non-Fiction Sociology, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Boggs: A Comedy of ValuesBoggs: A Comedy of Values Lawrence WeschlerWeschler Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Art/Architecture United States
7.0 Top Heavy: A Study of the Increasing Inequality of Wealth in the United StatesTop Heavy: A Study of the Increasing Inequality of Wealth in the United States Edward WolffWolff Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Martin Lukes: Who Moved My BlackBerry?Martin Lukes: Who Moved My BlackBerry? Lucy KellawayKellaway Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United Kingdom
7.0 Money: The Unauthorized BiographyMoney: The Unauthorized Biography Felix MartinMartinb Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United Kingdom
7.0 How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic CalamitiesHow Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities John CassidyCassidy Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Charles MackayMackay Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United Kingdom
7.0 Other People’s Money: The Real Business of FinanceOther People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance John KayKay Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United Kingdom
7.0 Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It)Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It) William PoundstonePoundstone Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the WeirdWTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird Peter LeesonLeeson Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying LogicThe Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic Dan ArielyAriely Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.0 For Profit: A History of CorporationsFor Profit: A History of Corporations William MagnusonMagnuson Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
7.0 Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global CapitalismAnimal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism George AkerlofAkerlof Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Psychology United States
7.0 Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful InvestorThe Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor Howard MarksMarks Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.0 Nothin' But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America's Industrial HeartlandNothin' But Blue Skies: The Heyday, Hard Times, and Hopes of America's Industrial Heartland Edward McClellandMcClelland Non-Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Economic Consequences of the PeaceThe Economic Consequences of the Peace John Maynard KeynesKeynes Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United Kingdom
7.0 Economic Transformation of America Since 1865The Economic Transformation of America Since 1865 Robert HeilbronerHeilbroner Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
7.0 Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic ThinkersThe Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers Robert HeilbronerHeilbroner Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Philosophy United States
7.0 Non-Random Walk Down Wall StreetA Non-Random Walk Down Wall Street Andrew LoLo Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 After the New Economy: The Binge . . . And the Hangover That Won't Go AwayAfter the New Economy: The Binge . . . And the Hangover That Won't Go Away Doug HenwoodHenwood Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Technology United States
7.0 Backstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to Run From, and How to Maximize Your InvestmentsBackstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to Run From, and How to Maximize Your Investments Joshua BrownBrownac Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in ItHow the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It Arthur HermanHerman Non-Fiction History, Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial SpeculationDevil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation Edward ChancellorChancellor Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United Kingdom
7.0 Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left PoliticsDemocracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left Politics Jodi DeanDean Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Politics United States
7.0 Paradox of Choice: Why More Is LessThe Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less Barry SchwartzSchwartz Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Keynes Solution: The Path to Global Economic ProsperityThe Keynes Solution: The Path to Global Economic Prosperity Paul DavidsonDavidsond Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 While America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego, and Loom as the Next Financial CrisisWhile America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego, and Loom as the Next Financial Crisis Roger LowensteinLowenstein Non-Fiction Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial TurbulenceThe Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence Benoit MandelbrotMandelbrot Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Mathematics/Statistics United States
7.0 Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1938Once in Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1938 John BrooksBrooksc Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, History United States
7.0 Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall StreetBlack Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street Sheelah KolhatkarKolhatkar Non-Fiction Business/Management, Economics/Finance United States