Michael Burry Favorite Books

Here is the full list of books recommended by famous investor Dr. Michael Burry:

Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd

This is a real classic and gem from “the father of value investing” Benjamin Graham. Graham was the first employer of Warren Buffett and the man who taught him how to really make money via investing.

You Can Be a Stock Market Genius

Simple but very powerful book for every investor written by Joel Greenblatt – successful and famous fund manager.

Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein

One of the best biographies of Warren Buffett written in engaging style.

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When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

Another great book by the Roger Lowenstein about asian financial crisis and people who were considered among the smartest on the planet till their fund blew up.

All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis

Good story about Global Financial Crisis.

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

This classic is loved by many entrepreneurs because of its plot, style and ideas.

Structured Finance and Collateralized Debt Obligations: New Developments in Cash and Synthetic Securitization

Serious book about serious theme – CDOs or Collateralized Debt Obligations – securities Michael Burry bet before Global Financial Crisis and made tens of millions of dollars.

Credit Derivatives: A Guide to Instruments and Applications

Deep dive into the world of credit derivatives.

Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders

Collection of famous letters to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway by Warren Buffett. Reading these highly engaging letters by world’s most famous investor will teach you how to think about business, investment and life.

Structured Credit Products: Credit Derivatives and Synthetic Securitisation

Another serious technical book about structured credit products.

Where Keynes Went Wrong: And Why World Governments Keep Creating Inflation, Bubbles, and Busts

Beautiful discussion of Keynes economic theory. Keynes was famous investor and economist.

Bonus: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Here is the wonderful book by Michael Lewis about Michael Burry himself. You will learn how he made millions for himself and his investors shorting complex securities before Global Financial Crisis.