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When July rolls around, it's almost impossible to resist the lure of summertime. For particularly lazy afternoons -- whether you're lounging on the beach, relaxing on the porch, or swaying in a hammock -- a book makes a wonderful companion. To help you make the most of your leisure time, we asked our Facebook and Twitter community to share books on their reading list.
Here are 10 (mostly) investing books to add to your reading list, in no particular order. Enjoy!
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton G. Malkiel
Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles MacKay
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
One Up On Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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