11 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

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We polled our Rising Stars of Wall Street for the books they swear by for wisdom, business strategy and career inspiration. 

Here are 10 of the recommendations that we received.

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– Additional reporting by Meghan Morris 


„Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup“ by John Carreyrou

Rising Star: Katherine Wood, private equity investor, TPG 

„Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was a few years ahead of me at Stanford. It’s one of the greatest diligence misses of all time. As you think about that as investor, there are a lot of lessons to be learned.“

„A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor“ by Dana Canedy

Rising Star: Anna Ashurov, vice president in investment banking, Goldman Sachs

“Because I have children, it really resonated with me. The book is about, it’s basically a journal that a man wrote for his son while he was in the military and he ended up dying in Iraq. He left this journal for his son to help him live his life; it offers give him lessons for his life as he grows up.”

“Reading takes you away from your day to day and it gives you the ability to be in a different environment or setting, and lets you be creative a little bit.”

„Liar’s Poker“ by Michael Lewis

Rising Star: Tian Zeng, senior credit index trader, Deutsche Bank 

„I am a little biased because I started my career at Citigroup, which is formerly Salomon Brothers. I also recommend Panic! by Michael Lewis and I generally like all the Market Wizards series, which are helpful in knowing what fits your trading style and what doesn’t.“

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