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Reading is an essential part of our research process at Phoenix. Here, we share some of the books we have found useful.

We update our reading room regularly, so come back to see new additions.

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History

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr

Ron Chernow

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The Great Crash

JK Galbraith

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A Short History of Financial Euphoria

JK Galbraith

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The House of Morgan

Ron Chernow

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Shaping The Industrial Century

Alfred D. Chandler

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Small Giants: Companies That Choose to be Great Instead of Big

Bo Burlington

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The King of Cash: The Inside Story of Larry Tisch

Christopher Winans

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An Inquiry in the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

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King of Capital: The Remarkable Rise, Fall, And Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone

David Carey & John E Morris

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The Billion Dollar Molecule: One Company's Quest for the Perfect Drug

Barry Werth

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The Chocolate Wars: Inside The Secret Worlds of Mars & Hershey

Joel Glenn Brenner

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Against The Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

Peter Bernstein

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Grinding It Out: The Making Of McDonald's

Ray Kroc

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Conspiracy of Fools

Kurt Eichenwald

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The Smartest Guys in the Room

Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind

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My Years With General Motors

Alfred P. Sloan

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

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Business Adventures

John Brooks

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Once In Golconda: A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1938

John Brooks

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The Go-Go Years

John Brooks

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The Science of Success: How Market Based Management Built the World's Largest Private Company

Charles Koch

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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Sylvia Nasar

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Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and beyond

Thomas J. Watson

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The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family

Ron Chernow

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The Big Fella: The Rise and Rise of BHP Billiton

Peter Thompson & Robert Macklin

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The Global Diamond Industry: Economics and Development Volumes I&II

Roman Grynberg

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The Panic of 1907

Bruner & Carr

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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Edwin Le Fevre

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The Lady Tasting Tea - How Statisticians Revolutionized Science in the 20th Century

David Salsberg

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British Banking - Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Ranald C. Michie

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