Anthony's Reading List

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”

Anthony, a voracious reader, often finds himself swapping book recommendations with his friends.  They all know that only great readers can be great leaders.  But why shouldn’t you get in on the action too?  So here are just a few of Anthony’s recent favorite reads.  While they cover various topics, they all take the reader behind closed doors to learn the real secrets of success in every aspect of life.

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Seeking Wisdom:
From Darwin to Munger

By Peter Bevelin

Synopsis

Peter Bevelin's study on attaining wisdom led to the creation of Seeking Wisdom. His search for this knowledge was partly inspired by his own mistakes as well as observing other’s mistakes. A big portion of the inspiration for this book is centered around the philosophy of Warren Buffet and of super-investor and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman CharlesMunger. In addition to these two, Bevelin cites a wide range of thinkers such as Mark Twain, 16th Century French essayist Michel de Montaigne, Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, and many more. He uses the ideas and research of these people in order to learn what influences our thoughts, how we can improve our thinking, as well ask asking: Why do we behave like we do? What do we want out of life? What interferes with our goals?

Who's it for?

This book is for those who love the constant search for knowledge and are looking to understand themselves and others better. Bevelin will help the reader discover how and why we make decisions, whether that be good or bad, and what we can do to improve our thought process.

About the Author

Peter Bevelin is the author of four books: A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers: from Warren E. Buffett, A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes, All I Want To Know Is Where I'm Going To Die So I'll Never Go There, and Seeking Wisdom From Darwin to Munger.

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William Tecumseh Sherman:
In the Service of My Country: A Life  

By James Lee McDonough

Synopsis

Author James Lee McDonough offers a new perspective on William Tecumseh Sherman, a General during who fought in some of the Civil War’s most decisive campaigns such as Vicksburg, Atlanta, and Shiloh. Sherman cemented his reputation as a ruthless leader because of his role in the burning of Atlanta in 1864. Yet, McDonough reveals a man haunted by fears that history will pass him by and that he will miss his chance to serve his country. McDonough delves into Sherman's dramatic personal life, including his personal debts, the death of his young son and his strained relationship with his wife, based on years of research. The result is an extraordinary, illuminating portrait of an American icon.

Who's it for?

This book is for anyone who wants to know more about William Sherman, and dive deeper into the many myths that have shaped our understanding of this complex military leader.

About the Author

James Lee McDonough is a historian, author, and co-author of 9 books, many of which are about the Civil War. McDonough grew up in Nashville, TN and he is now a professor emeritus at Auburn University.

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Poor Charlie's Almanack:
The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

By Charlie Munger

Synopsis

Poor Charlie’s Almanack is a collection of Charlie Munger’s lectures, talks and public commentary, compiled by Peter D. Kaufman with the support of both Charlie Munger and long-time business partner and friend Warren Buffet. Throughout the book you’ll discover Charlie Munger's distinct sense of humor, wit, and insight into the worlds of business, investing, and life itself.

Who's it for?

This book is for those who want to dive deeper into one of the most successful investors in history’s brain and fully understand his way of thinking. It is for anyone who wants to get the most out of their life, improve decision making and problem solving as well as gain perspective on Charlie’s investment philosophy.

About the Author

Charlie Munger is a billionaire investor, former real-estate attorney and businessman, right hand man to Warren Buffet and Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. Munger is also chairman of the Daily Journal Corporation and Director of Costco Wholesale Corporation.

Books by Anthony:

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Trump, the Blue-Collar President (2018)

In an administration not known for its subtlety, no comet soared higher, burned brighter, or flamed out more spectacularly than Anthony Scaramucci. For eleven days (not ten, as widely reported, he'll tell anyone who'll listen) he ran the most important communications department in the world, the White House's. By the end of his short tenure -- several of the most tumultuous and formative days of the Trump administration -- he'd gone from a fairly well known on-air surrogate for the president to a household name, "the Mooch."

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Hopping Over The Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure Into Success (2016)

Develop the Scaramucci mindset that drives entrepreneurial success Hopping over the Rabbit Hole chronicles the rise, fall, and resurgence of SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, giving you a primer on how to thrive in an unpredictable business environment. The sheer number of American success stories has created a false impression that becoming an entrepreneur is a can't-miss endeavor--but nothing could be further from the truth. In the real world, an entrepreneur batting .150 goes directly to the Hall of Fame. Things happen. You make a bad hire, a bad strategic decision, or suffer the consequences of ...

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The Little Book of Hedge Funds: What You Need to Know About Hedge Funds but the Managers Won’t Tell You (2012)

An accessible overview of hedge funds, from their historical origin, to their perceived effect on the global economy, to why individual investors should understand how they work, The Little Book of Hedge Funds is essential reading for anyone seeking the tools and information needed to invest in this lucrative yet mysterious world. Authored by wealth management expert Anthony Scaramucci, and providing a comprehensive overview of this shadowy corner of high finance, the book is written in a straightforward and entertaining style. Packed with introspective commentary, highly applicable advice, and engaging ...

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Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul (2010)

With his standout Wall Street line “Greed is good,” Gordon Gekko became pop culture icon for unrestrained greed. But, while greed might be great for one person–especially when that person is fictional–it’s not so great for good people living in the real world. In Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune and Not Lose Your Soul, Anthony Scaramucci describes how a better understanding of people, capital, and culture can be used to enrich one’s life, financially as well as spiritually. With smart and engaging prose, the book ...

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Trump, the Blue-Collar President (2018)

In an administration not known for its subtlety, no comet soared higher, burned brighter, or flamed out more spectacularly than Anthony Scaramucci. For eleven days (not ten, as widely reported, he'll tell anyone who'll listen) he ran the most important communications department in the world, the White House's. By the end of his short tenure -- several of the most tumultuous and formative days of the Trump administration -- he'd gone from a fairly well known on-air surrogate for the president to a household name, "the Mooch."

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Hopping Over The Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure Into Success (2016)

Develop the Scaramucci mindset that drives entrepreneurial success Hopping over the Rabbit Hole chronicles the rise, fall, and resurgence of SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, giving you a primer on how to thrive in an unpredictable business environment. The sheer number of American success stories has created a false impression that becoming an entrepreneur is a can't-miss endeavor--but nothing could be further from the truth. In the real world, an entrepreneur batting .150 goes directly to the Hall of Fame. Things happen. You make a bad hire, a bad strategic decision, or suffer the consequences of ...

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The Little Book of Hedge Funds: What You Need to Know About Hedge Funds but the Managers Won’t Tell You (2012)

An accessible overview of hedge funds, from their historical origin, to their perceived effect on the global economy, to why individual investors should understand how they work, The Little Book of Hedge Funds is essential reading for anyone seeking the tools and information needed to invest in this lucrative yet mysterious world. Authored by wealth management expert Anthony Scaramucci, and providing a comprehensive overview of this shadowy corner of high finance, the book is written in a straightforward and entertaining style. Packed with introspective commentary, highly applicable advice, and engaging ...

Order Now

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Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul (2010)

With his standout Wall Street line “Greed is good,” Gordon Gekko became pop culture icon for unrestrained greed. But, while greed might be great for one person–especially when that person is fictional–it’s not so great for good people living in the real world. In Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune and Not Lose Your Soul, Anthony Scaramucci describes how a better understanding of people, capital, and culture can be used to enrich one’s life, financially as well as spiritually. With smart and engaging prose, the book ...

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The Sweet Life with Bitcoin: How I Stopped Worrying about Cryptocurrency and You Should Too! (2021)

An accessible examination into Bitcoin, why investors should consider it a viable investment, and a behind-the-scenes look at how Anthony Scaramucci launched SkyBridge Bitcoin Fund in late 2020.

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