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The Best Charlie Munger Books

If you're looking to learn more about Charlie Munger, this list has everything for you. Included are books authored by Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett, or people he directly recommends to read. These books span nearly every category and have multiple authors.

1. Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles Munger

A must-read for those who are the biggest students of Charlie Munger. There is truly no better book or item to own than this. It's everything about Charlie Munger packaged into one colorful and masterful book.

2. Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger

If you're looking to learn more about how Charlie Munger works at Berkshire Hathaway. This is a behind the scenes look and it provides unique details about his working habits.

3. Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders

One of the best ways to learn about Charlie Munger, and even more about Warren Buffett, is to read what they've wrote to shareholders since Berkshire Hathaway was founded. This is a special read because it is every shareholder letter compiled into one book.

4. Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor

Only a few books have tried to completely cover the story and lessons of Charlie Munger. This is one of those books. It focuses on his quotes, papers, and lessons. 

5. Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger

A brilliant little book about how we think and grow our minds. A great read for philosophical thinkers and those who want to strive for more.

6. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing

This is the book that inspired both Buffett and Munger. It's written by their investment teacher Ben Graham.

7. The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

Charlie Munger consistently recommends books to people. This book is always at the top of his list.

8. A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers From Warren Buffett

A book from Warren Buffett.

9. The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

A book from Howard Marks who has become a thoughtful investment thinker and money manager. He applies things he's learned from Munger and Buffett in all of his work. Today he manages one of the biggest funds in the world Oaktree Capital.

10. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

Charlie Munger always says one man has inspired him and had the biggest impact on who he is. That person is Ben Franklin. To truly understand Munger, you need to learn about his hero.