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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2017, 01:19:54 PM »
Forgot to add Animal Farm which I usually read every 4 to 8 years.

I'll never read this book again.
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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2017, 01:40:48 PM »
I've read some chapters from The Snowball multiple times, mostly about Buffett's partnership years. I skip all the personal stuff. Nassim Taleb's books as well.

And I like to do some counter-cyclical reading every year: reading about crashes and bear markets when stock markets are up a lot for the year and about about bull markets when they're down. Some suggestions here: The Great Crash - Galbraith, Bull - Maggie Mahar, The Great Beanie Baby Bubble - Zac Bissonnette (must read for investors in CryptoKitties and ICO's), The Funny Money Game - Andrew Tobias.

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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2018, 12:43:54 PM »
I go back and read Steinbeck's "Cannery Row" every few years, by far one of my favorite books, also entertaining, funny, and quick to read.

I'm going to sound like a psychopath but one of my favorite sci-fi books is "Battlefield Earth" by L. Ron Hubbard.  Even though it's around 1000 pages I've read it 4-5 times.  Not an endorsement of the author as a person but it's a great book.


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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2018, 01:10:59 PM »
I haven't yet, but I want to re-read 'Gödel, Escher, Bach' by Douglas Hofstadter at some point. That one was really challenging, but really rewarding too and I often think back on it fondly...
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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #24 on: January 09, 2018, 08:00:21 AM »
Meditations - Marcus Aurelius.

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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #25 on: January 09, 2018, 08:22:21 AM »
This is how I answered this last time it was asked:

http://www.cornerofberkshireandfairfax.ca/forum/general-discussion/what-books-do-you-periodically-re-read/msg63492/#msg63492


"How to Win Friends and Influence People", by Dale Carnegie
"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values", by Robert M. Pirsig
"Civil Disobedience", "Life Without Principle", and "Waldon",  all by Henry David Thoreau
"Atlas Shrugged" and "Anthem", by Ayn Rand
"For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto", by Murray N. Rothbard
"The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism", by David Friedman
"The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" and "Stranger in a Strange Land", both by Robert A. Heinlein
"The Illuminatus! Trilogy", by Robert Anton Wilson
"Pallas", "Tom Paine Maru", and "The Probability Broach", all by L. Neil Smith
"Cryptonomicon", "The Diamond Age", and "Anathem", all by Neal Stephenson
"The Law" by Frederic Bastiat
"No Treason, by Lysander Spooner

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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #26 on: January 09, 2018, 05:41:04 PM »
This is how I answered this last time it was asked:

http://www.cornerofberkshireandfairfax.ca/forum/general-discussion/what-books-do-you-periodically-re-read/msg63492/#msg63492


"How to Win Friends and Influence People", by Dale Carnegie
"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values", by Robert M. Pirsig
"Civil Disobedience", "Life Without Principle", and "Waldon",  all by Henry David Thoreau
"Atlas Shrugged" and "Anthem", by Ayn Rand
"For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto", by Murray N. Rothbard
"The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism", by David Friedman
"The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" and "Stranger in a Strange Land", both by Robert A. Heinlein
"The Illuminatus! Trilogy", by Robert Anton Wilson
"Pallas", "Tom Paine Maru", and "The Probability Broach", all by L. Neil Smith
"Cryptonomicon", "The Diamond Age", and "Anathem", all by Neal Stephenson
"The Law" by Frederic Bastiat
"No Treason, by Lysander Spooner

Crap, I forgot Carnegie & Anthem (we didn't forget, I forgot.)
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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #27 on: January 10, 2018, 04:11:38 PM »
In no particular order:

Poor Charlie's Almanack every year
Buffett's letters--Partnership and BRK
Cialdini, Persuasion
5 Elements of Effective Thinking
Bevelin, Seeking Wisdom
Peter Drucker's big three--Innovation, Managing for Results, and the Effective Executive
I try to see a live Shakespeare play at least once per year, but read it beforehand.

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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #28 on: May 09, 2018, 12:50:32 PM »
The greatest investment book ever written (and as everyone insists on pointing out, the one with the worst title): Greenblatt's You can be a Stock Market Genius. Peter Lynch's books are also exceptionally good.

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Re: What books have you read multiple times?
« Reply #29 on: May 09, 2018, 03:22:51 PM »
In no particular order:

Poor Charlie's Almanack every year
Buffett's letters--Partnership and BRK
Cialdini, Persuasion
5 Elements of Effective Thinking
Bevelin, Seeking Wisdom
Peter Drucker's big three--Innovation, Managing for Results, and the Effective Executive
I try to see a live Shakespeare play at least once per year, but read it beforehand.

Not to be that kind of person, who quotes himself ;) ....but I generally reread Poor Charlie's Almanack before the annual BRK meeting but, gulp didn't this year. Ok it's time to throw everything off the night stand and get cracking.