Joel Greenblatt’s Books: Recommended Reading List

Joel Greenblatt in addition to being a great investor is also a professor at Columbia’s Business School. He teaches a class titled “Value and Special Situation Investing”.

The course as described as follows:

This course will review the basic elements of fundamental analysis and will provide practical experience in business valuation, value investing, special situation investing, risk arbitrage, option investments, risk assessment and portfolio management.

On the syllabus Greenblatt provides a list of required and recommended books. Below are a list of the books on the syllabus along with a brief description.

(Source: Class notes)