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The Great Minds of Investing Published on Apr 11, 2016

William Green, author of the highly rated book "The Great Minds of Investing", will speak about the most important lessons he has learned in two decades of studying, interviewing, and writing about many of the world's best investors. He will discuss how you can become more successful — both as an investor and in other areas of life — by reverse-engineering the greatest investors and figuring out how they stack the odds of success in their favor. The goal: to become richer, wiser, and happier.

William has written for many publications, including Time, The New Yorker, Fortune, Forbes, Barron's, Money, Worth, Bloomberg Markets, and The Economist. He was the Editor of the European, Middle Eastern, African, and Asian editions of Time. As a co-author, he worked closely with Guy Spier, helping him to write his memoir, The Education of a Value Investor. William has interviewed many remarkable investors, such as Sir John Templeton, Joel Greenblatt, Howard Marks, Bill Ackman, Seth Klarman, Bill Miller, Tom Russo, Marty Whitman, Bill Nygren, Donald Yacktman, Mohnish Pabrai, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Peter Lynch, Bill Ruane, and Michael Price.

This landmark book provides a rich array of perspectives on 33 of the greatest investors of our time. It features William Green's extraordinary profiles of investors such as Joel Greenblatt, Howard Marks, Irving Kahn, Bill Ackman, Mario Gabelli, Mason Hawkins, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Bill Miller, Mohnish Pabrai, Thomas Russo, Marty Whitman, Bill Nygren, John Spears, Tom Gayner, and Donald Yacktman. The book also features remarkable profiles of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger based on in-depth interviews by Gisela Baur, who has known them for many years. All 33 profiles are accompanied by stunning portraits by Michael O'Brien, one of America's preeminent photographers. Over five years, O'Brien traveled the world to produce these intimate and iconic portraits.

By combining photographs and profiles in this unique way, "The Great Minds of Investing" offers both a visual delight and a treasure trove of wisdom. It provides deep insight into the lives, minds and ideas of these famous investors, illuminating the qualities and principles that have enabled them to achieve enduring success. Any investor will benefit from this powerful financial wisdom. These legendary investors also share many personal lessons they have learned beyond investing, speaking candidly about such topics as family, faith, money, luck, philanthropy, and what it takes to build a truly successful life. The result is an enriching and inspiring book that is destined to be read for decades to come.

The Great Minds of Investing