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War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy

“I am doing a slow read of War and Peace with my 17-year-old daughter. One chapter a day until December 31, 2024. We are loving it."

Marianne Bertrand
Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics


The Fall of Roman Britain: and Why We Speak English

John Lambshead

“Fun historical guesswork on an interesting question."

Ronald S. Burt
Charles M. Harper Leadership Professor of Sociology and Strategy


Every Man for Himself and God Against All

Werner Herzog

“Werner Herzog's autobiography is fantastic. The world is lucky that a person with such a gift for writing also had such a fascinating life."

Emir Kamenica
Richard O. Ryan Professor of Economics


Better Health Economics

Tal Gross and Matthew J. Notowidigdo

“My first book was published this year! The book is used in my course, but it's very readable, and any Booth student (or alum) could pick it up and read it."

Matt Notowidigdo
David McDaniel Keller Professor of Economics and Business and Public Policy Fellow


Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever

Robin Wigglesworth

“The history of indexing is richer than one might think, and it includes several important actors from the Chicago Booth community.”

Lubos Pastor
Charles P. McQuaid Distinguished Service Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow


Genius Makers

Cade Metz

Ralph Koijen
AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance and Fama Faculty Fellow


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