In Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World, Tristan Donovan provides a compelling account of the soda industry from its very early days to recent controversies regarding health concerns. Following a brief survey of the historical origins and human use of naturally occurring mineral waters, the book quickly shifts toward an account of the industry as it took shape in the late nineteenth century. Read this article for a review of the book.
Amit Kumar, founder of Artham Capital Partners, recently published Short Stories from the Stock Market, which serves as a guide for value investors who are interested in broadening their horizons beyond a long-only strategy. Read this article for a review of the book.
Ronald W. Chan’s latest book, The Value Investors: Lessons from the World’s Top Fund Managers, is an excellent compilation of interviews with twelve highly successful value investors from very different backgrounds. Read this article for a brief review of the book.
We recently had the opportunity to review a new subscription based newsletter published by Mariusz Skonieczny, founder and president of Classic Value Investors. Mr. Skonieczny is the author of Why Are We So Clueless About the Stock Market? which we reviewed in 2009 as well as a useful e-book on understanding financial statements which we reviewed in 2010.
Jan 7 2012 | Posted in Reviews
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With the large number of books related to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, nearly everyone needs to be selective when it comes to choosing which books are worthy of attention. Readers who wish to gain insight into entrepreneurship from a successful CEO who sold his business to Berkshire Hathaway should consider Barnett Helzberg’s 2003 book “What I Learned Before I Sold to Warren Buffett”. Read this article for a review of the book.