If you have any vacations planned over the coming weeks, why not catch up on some reading?
David Lutz, head of ETF trading and strategy at JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC, had more than 700 readers respond to a query about what books they would either be reading or recommend reading during that time frame. Of course, these are still recommended at other times as well.
Here are the titles that were most frequently mentioned. The non-fiction book on Elon Musk, written by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Ashlee Vance, received the highest number of votes, with 10.
- Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
- Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
- Superforecasting by Philip E. Tetlock
- The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
- The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History by Boris Johnson
- The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
- When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
- Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life by Eric Greitens, Navy SEAL
- Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed
- Dead Wake by Erik Larson
- Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
- The Martian by Andy Weir
- The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
- The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
- The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon
- 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff and Annex Security Team
- The Revenant by Michael Punke
- Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick