Benjamin Grahan & David L. Dodd – tough read; I skimmed it.
The Intelligent Investor
Benjamin Graham – Easier to read and full of updates and interpretations by contemporaries
Stocks For The Long Run
Jeremy Siegal - Fundamentals must read
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Burton G. Malkiel - Fundamentals must read
Options For The Beginner And Beyond - Very good place to start
W. Edward Olmstead - good basic descriptions of options and how they work
Buy and (Hold) Hedge - Very Good
Jay Pestrichelli, Wayne Ferbert - Good method for low risk income trading and portfolio management.
Hedging Market Exposures
Oleg V. Bychuk, Brian J. Haughey - Introduction to hedging techniques
Trade Like Chuck – Good
Chuck Hughes - Good income trading and hedging and portfolio management. It is a teaser for the paid services but well worth reading.
The Options Edge – Good
Michael C. Khouw and Mark W. Guthner - Very good chapter on hedging with options
The Way of The Turtle - Very Good
Curtis M. Faith - Great presentation of the Turtle's system and good tips on back testing and trend trading.
Options for Volatile Markets
Richard Lehman & Lawrence G. McMillan - good basics and good info on trading VIX options
The Second Leg Down
Hari P. Krishnan - Very theoretical; I could not find anything that I could use.
How We Trade Options
Jon and Pete Najarian - Don't bother. Some basic information, but they really want you to sign up for Options Monster
The 22 Rules of Investing
Jon and Pete Najarian - Don't bother. How to make money - start a brokerage firm and charge your clients a bundle.
Trading to Win
Ari Kiev, M.D. - Complete crap. This is one of those psychology books written by someone who knows nothing about trading but gets paid to tell you not to do anything stupid.
Ernest P. Chan - A little too scary for me, but worth knowing what some algorithmic traders do.
The Options Trader's Hedge Fund
Dennis A Chen & Mark Sebastian - A step by step guide to creating a hedge fund. More that I want to do.
Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management
Daniel A. Strachman - Launching and running a hedge fund. I'd never do it, but now I know.
The Big Short
Wall Street Meat
Michael Lewis - All good entertainment - they won't help you invest though.
Hedge Fund Market Wizards – and all of the Market Wizards books
Jack D. Schwager - The really big guys made their fortunes in very different ways.
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
Edwin Lefevre – Interesting to learn how bad the markets used to be.
One Up On Wall Street
Peter Lynch – What Peter did at managing the Fidelity Megellan Fund
More Money than God
Sebastian Mallaby – How rich fund managers got that way
Wayne McVicker – A full story of a Silicon Valley startup – fun read
Andy Kessler – Story of a Silicon Valley VC - fun read
The Millionaire Next Door
Thomas J. Stanley – Ordinary people can make millions, if they don’t spend it foolishly
Stress Test – Reflection on Financial Crisis
Timothy F. Geithner – Make decisions in a few hours with little data yet those decisions will affect the entire economy of the free world. Very good.