Spence Green

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Book List

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Listed below are non-technical books that I have read over the last few years.


Pamuk, Orhan. The Museum of Innocence. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Bogle, John C. Common Sense on Mutual Funds. New York: Wiley, 2009.

Swenson, David F. Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment. New York: Free Press, 2005.

Bernstein, William. The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.


Clarke, Gerald. Capote: A Biography. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988.

Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986.

Keret, Etgar. The Girl on the Fridge. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.

Crawford, Matthew B. Shop Class as Soulcraft. New York: Penguin, 2009.

Toll, Ian W. Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy. New York: W.W. Norton, 2006.

Iyengar, Sheena. The Art of Choosing. New York: 12 Press, 2010.

Mayle, Peter. A Good Year. New York: Vintage, 2005.

Mayle, Peter. Chasing Cezanne. New York: Knopf, 1997.

Mayle, Peter. Hotel Pastis: A Novel of Provence. New York: Knopf, 1993.

King, Stephen. Inside the Dome. New York: Scribner, 2009.


Chatwin, Bruce. In Patagonia. New York: Penguin, 1988.

Echenoz, Jean. I’m Gone. New York: The New Press, 2001.

Ammaniti, Niccolo. I’ll Steal You Away. New York: Canongate, 2006.

Drury, Alan. Toward What Bright Glory? New York: William Morrow and Co, 1990.

Carhart, Thad. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank. New York: Random House, 2001.

Norman, Philip. John Lennon: The Life. New York: Ecco, 2008.

Schroeder, Alice. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. New York: Bantam, 2009.

Faulkner, William. Essays, Speeches, and Public Letters. New York: Modern Library, 2004.

Verne, Jules. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. 1872.

Updike, John. The Early Stories: 1953-1975. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003.


Chernow, Ron. Titan: the Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. New York: Random House, 1998.

McCarthey, Cormac. No Country for Old Men. New York: Vintage, 2005.

Krakauer, Jon. Into Thin Air. New York: Anchor, 1998.

Mackintosh-Smith, Tim. Yemen: The Unknown Arabia. New York: Overlook TP, 2001.

Wolfe, Tom. A Man in Full. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1998.

Toole, John Kennedy. A Confederacy of Dunces. New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1987.

Allen, David. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. New York: Penguin, 2001.

McMurray, Kevin F. Deep Descent. New York: Atria, 2001.

Goulding, Phil G. Classical Music: The 50 Greatest Composers and Their 1000 Greatest Works. New York: Fawcett Books, 1992.

Fitzgerald, Robert. The Beautiful and Damned. New York: Charles Scriber’s Sons, 1922.

Chaiken, Andrew. A Man on the Moon. New York: Penguin, 1998.

Dumas, Alexandre. The Three Musketeers. New York: Bantam, 2004.

Written by Spence

September 3rd, 2008 at 2:26 pm

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