Nassim Nicholas Taleb Book Recommendations

Last addition June 2019. Please vote and do not add books Taleb has not explicitly recommended. If there is a book missing, please leave a comment with a reference. Cheers. https://www.amazon.com/gp/profile/amz... https://www.fs.blog/2012/02/book-reco...
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80 books · 33 voters · list created April 6th, 2014 by Gigi (votes) .
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message 1: by Anne (new)

Anne Albert Sure, Nassim Taleb recommending Steven Pinker is like the sun rising in the west...


message 2: by Tony (new)

Tony Stewart Anne wrote: "Sure, Nassim Taleb recommending Steven Pinker is like the sun rising in the west..."

https://www.amazon.com/review/R22Y22Z...


message 3: by Dio (new)

Dio Mavroyannis Surprised to see "Blank Swan" in here? Any idea where he recommended this?


message 4: by Gigi (new)

Gigi Dio wrote: "Surprised to see "Blank Swan" in here? Any idea where he recommended this?"

See the links in the description at the top of this list for references. iirc, it was a 5 stars Amazon review.


message 5: by Roberto (new)

Roberto Rigolin F Lopes Taleb said that Nietzsche understood anti-fragility in his book The Birth of Tragedy (1871)... I just added Nietzches's book to this list...


message 6: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon.


message 7: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont "Oeuvres" de Joseph de MAISTRE


message 8: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont The Talmud: The Steinsaltz Edition


message 9: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
by Peter Frankopan


message 10: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont and almost all Tom Holland's non-fiction books such as:
In the Shadow of the Sword: The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World. New York: Random House. 2012. ISBN 978-1-408-70007-5.
Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom. New York: Random House. 2008. ISBN 978-0-307-27870-8.
Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West. New York: Random House. 2005. ISBN 978-0-307-27948-4.
Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic. New York: Random House. 2003. ISBN 978-1-400-07897-4.


message 11: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Dupont and Taleb does NOT recommend Pinker's books.


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