ValueStockPlayers.com Book Reviews

The book reviews contained here are written by William Aldrich.

The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary
by Joseph Michelli

Explains how a company went from 100 employees to 100,000 in a generation

The Tao of Warren Buffett : Warren Buffett's Words of Wisdom: Quotations and Interpretations to Help Guide You to Billionaire Wealth and Enlightened Business Management
by Mary Buffett

A Lifetime of Investment Wisdom compressed into a 100 plus pages – Worth every penny!!!!

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing, Ninth Edition
by Burton G. Malkiel

If you believe in Efficient Market Theory – There is no better book to read!

The Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Corporate America
by Warren E. Buffett

The actual words of the Master Investor of our time

Extraordinary Popular Delusions: And the Madness of Crowds (Great Minds Series)
by Charles MacKay

This book is on everybody’s Master List of MUST READS and deservedly so

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
by Larry Bossidy

Bossidy is one of the five best CEO’s of his generation – well worth reading

Disney War
by James B. Stewart

As a corporate biography – As good as it gets, reads like a novel – scandalous too!!!

The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill
by Ron Suskind

O’Neill- A wildly successful corporate CEO explains life as Secretary of the Treasury

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Wiley Investment Classics)
by Edwin Lefèvre

Perhaps the finest book ever written about the market, and the most entertaining

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
by Philip A. Fisher

Warren Buffett has said he is 85% Graham and 15% Fisher. Over the years he has become more Fisher

The Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investing
by Benjamin Graham

A highly readable book by the “Father” of Security Analysis

Andy Grove: The Life and Times of an American
by Richard Tedlow

The man who made INTEL what it is today. An extraordinary corporate and personal story

Blood on the Street: The Sensational Inside Story of How Wall Street Analysts Duped a Generation of Investors
By Charles Gasparino

Reads like a novel – ONLY BETTER

Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men - One Message
By Donald Trump & Robert Kiyosaki

Trump is Trump – You can’t ignore him

Hedgehogging
by Barton Biggs

Thirty years with Morgan Stanley, Biggs now tells all about the HEDGE FUND industry. Very entertaining too

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It
by Marcia Angell

The drug stocks will never be the same after you read this book

Mavericks At Work CD: Beyond Business as Usual--a Whole New Way to Lead, Compete, and Succeed
by William C. Taylor

Very Powerful illustrations of who’s at the cutting edge of American business today.

The Real Deal: My Life in Business and Philanthropy
by Sandy Weill

The man who built the modern Citibank, takes you through a career that spans 40 years on

The Prince: The Secret Story of the World's Most Intriguing Royal, Prince Bandar bin Sultan
by William Simpson

The Saudi’s dominate the OIL WORLD, and therefore you have to understand where they are coming from

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
by David Allen

An amazing book that we can all benefit from. If employed- your efficiency will EXPLODE

Jim Cramer's Mad Money: Watch TV, Get Rich
by James J. Cramer

He’s entertaining, and informative. What he says is very worthwhile

Built from Scratch: How a Couple of Regular Guys Grew The Home Depot from Nothing to $30 Billion
by Bernie Marcus

It’s an amazing corporate story

Tough Choices: A Memoir
by Carly Fiorina

Former Chairwoman of Hewlett Packard rebuilds a fallen giant, and takes a fall herself

"The Ideas have been fantastic......."
Lewis Glucksman
Former Chairman, Lehman Brothers

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