John Brooks



John Brooks (1920–1993) was an award-winning writer best known for his contributions to the New Yorker as a financial journalist. He was also the author of ten nonfiction books on business and finance, a number of which were critically acclaimed works examining Wall Street and the corporate world. His books Once inGolconda, The Go-Go Years, and Business Adventures have endured as classics. Although he is remembered primarily for his writings on financial topics, Brooks published three novels and wrote book reviews for Harper’s Magazine and the New York Times Book Review.

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Business Adventures

3.82 avg rating — 19,393 ratings — published 1969 — 45 editions
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Once in Golconda: A True Dr...

3.99 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1972 — 18 editions
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The Go-Go Years: The Drama ...

3.88 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 1973 — 17 editions
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How to Build Glued-Lapstrak...

4.16 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2003
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Telephone: The First Hundre...

3.74 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1976
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Dreadnought Gunnery and the...

3.74 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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The Fate of the Edsel & Oth...

3.29 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1963
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Showing Off in America: Fro...

3.29 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1981
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The Games Players: Tales Of...

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings2 editions
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The Battle of Jutland

4.55 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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John Brooks, Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

“I don’t think money makes much difference, as long as you have enough.”
John Brooks, Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

“If you’re not able to communicate successfully between yourself and yourself, how are you supposed to make it with the strangers outside?”
John Brooks, Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street (Illustrated) [Kindle Edition]



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