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Speeches and Writings by Charlie Munger


Letters to Shareholders and Other Writings
2009
How We Can Restore Confidence
2001
The Great Financial Scandal of 2003
1997-present
Letters to Wesco Shareholders
5/30/89
Resignation letter from the U.S. League of Savings Institutions

Speeches
6/21/04
Dueling Views of Reform (article in the San Francisco Chronicle about Munger's comments at Stanford Law School Directors College)
10/3/03
Academic Economics: Strengths and Faults After Considering Interdisciplinary Needs (my column about this speech is Munger Goes Mental, 6/4/04)
8/21/02
Munger on Human Misjudgments
1994
A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom as it Relates to Investment Management & Business (lecture at USC business school)

On Philanthropy
11/10/00
Talk of Charles T. Munger to Breakfast Meeting of the Philanthropy Round Table
3/99
Master's Class: Berkshire Hathaway's vice chairman shreds the conventional wisdom on foundation investing
10/14/98
The Investment Practices of Charitable Foundations

Other
3/03
The Munger Network of Mental Models (paper by Rich Rockwood)

Books About Munger
2009
How We Can Restore Confidence
by Charles T. Munger
2008
Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger
by Peter Bevelin
2008
Poor Charlie's Almanack
edited by Peter D. Kaufman
2003
Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger
by Janet Lowe
2003
Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger
by Peter Bevelin

Munger's Book Recommendations (most recent at the top)
Deep Simplicity by John Gribbin
F.I.A.S.C.O.: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader by Frank Partnoy
Ice Age by John & Mary Gribbin
How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It by Arthur Herman

Models of My Life by Herb Simon
A Matter of Degrees by Gino Segre
Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier Wall
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
The Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
by Robert B. Cialdini
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos by Garrett Hardin
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
by Ron Chernow
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor
by David S. Landes
The Warren Buffett Portfolio by Robert Hagstrom
Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley
Getting It Done: How to Lead When You're Not in Charge by Roger Fisher and Alan Sharp
Three Scientists and Their Gods
by Robert Wright
Only the Paranoid Survive
by Andy Grove
 
   
   
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