James Montier is the author of the wonderful book, The Little Book of Behavioral Investing: How not to be your own worst enemy. 

At his former position, co-head of Global Strategy at Société Générale, his inner office memos became a must-read for investors.

The below reading list is a combination of two memos James wrote, where he recommenced his favorite books across a wide variety of topics.

The original memos can be found on Scribd.


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James Montier Reading List Part # 1

Recommended Books on the Financial Crisis

The list was published in 2009. The first category he discusses are his favorite books on the 2008 financial crisis.

Favorite Investment Books

Favorite Psychology Books

Hidden Gems

James Montier Reading List Part # 2

This is the start of a separate memo James published, where he recommended books on the following topics; investment classics, modern investment wonders, psychological musts,

The Classics

Modern wonders

Psychological Musts 

James Montier Reading List Part # 3

Last, in the same memo as Part # 2, James lists his advanced reading lists.

Finance

Psychology

Hidden gems