Books Recommended by Warren Buffett
The Farmer from Merna
A Biography of George J. Mecherle and a History of the State Farm Insurance Companies of Bloomington, Illinois
Source: "By 1999 [State Farm] had amassed a tangible net worth exceeding that of all but four American businesses. If you want to read how this happened, get a copy of [this book]." - Warren Buffett
Limping on Water
My 40-Year Adventure with One of America's Outstanding Communications Companies
Source: "Much of what you become in life depends on whom you choose to admire and copy. Start with Tom Murphy, and you’ll never need a second exemplar." - Warren Buffett
A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers From Warren Buffett
Source: "Sums up what Charlie and I have been saying over the years in annual reports and at annual meetings." - Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett's Ground Rules
Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World's Greatest Investor
Jeremy C. Miller
Source: "If you are fascinated by investment theory and practice, you will enjoy this book." - Warren Buffett
Has Warren Buffett recommended every book here?
Not necessarily. This book list has Warren Buffett must-read recommendations, but it also has a mix of mentions and suggestions.
How do you know Warren has mentioned/ reads every book here?
Every suggestion made by Warren Buffett is validated by our editors. You can find the sources to the recommendations linked next to the books.
Did Warren (or Berkshire Hathaway) actually create this Buffett recommended books list?
No. This reading list was curated by our editors based on confirmed mentions from Warren Buffett, the sources are made available under each recommendation.
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