Capital Ideas Evolving by Peter L. Bernstein. John Wiley, 2007. ISBN 9780471731733   $20

A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William Bernstein. Atlantic Books, 2008. ISBN 9781843546689   $30

Crises & Opportunities: The Shaping of Modern Finance by Youssef Cassis. Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 9780199600861   $25

Shaping the Industrial Century: The Remarkable Story of the Evolution of the Modern Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries. Harvard University Press, 2005. ISBN 067401720X   $40

A History of Money from AD 800 by John F. Chown. Routledge, 1994. ISBN 0415102790   $40

History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Glyn Davies. University of Wales Press, 2005, third edition. ISBN 0708317170. Paperback   $35

Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe by George Dyson. Allen Lane, 2012. ISBN9780713997507   $40

The House of Rothschild by Niall Ferguson, in 2 volumes: Money’s Prophets 1798-1848. Viking 1998. ISBN 0670857688; and The World’s Banker 1849-1999. Viking, 1999. ISBN 0670887943   $90

High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg by Niall Ferguson. Allen Lane, 2010. ISBN 9780713998719   $30

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson. The Penguin Press, 2008. ISBN 9781594201929   $30

The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World 1700-2000 by Niall Ferguson. Allen Lane, 2001. ISBN 0713994657   $25

Colossus: The Price of America’s Empire by Niall Ferguson. The Penguin Press2004. ISBN 1594200130   $20

The Capitalist Philosophers: The Geniuses of Modern Business – Their Lives, Times and Ideas by Andrea Gabor. John Wiley, 2000. ISBN 0471492477   $45

Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability by Charles R. Geisst. John Wiley, 2002. ISBN 0471212229   $25

The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner. The Penguin Press, 2012. ISBN 9781594203282   $25

An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power by John Steele Gordon. HarperCollins, 2004. ISBN 0060093625   $25

We Were Burning: Japanese Entrepreneurs and the Forging of the Electronic Age by Bob Johnstone. Basic Books, 1999. ISBN 0465091172 $25

Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity by Michael Lewis. W. W. Norton, 2009. ISBN 9780393065145   $25

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis. Allen Lane, 2010. ISBN 9781846142574 $25

Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour by Michael Lewis. Allen Lane, 2011. ISBN 9781846144844   $25

This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff. Princeton University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780691142166   $30

Dangerous Dreamers: The Financial Innovators from Charles Merrill to Michael Milken by Robert Sobel. John Wiley, 1993. ISBN 0471577340   $25

The Pursuit of Wealth: The Incredible Story of Money Throughout the Ages by Robert Sobel. McGraw-Hill, 2000. ISBN 0070596131   $20

Breakthrough: Stories and Strategies of Radical Innovation by Mark Stefik and Barbara Stefik. The MIT Press, 2004. ISBN 0262195143   $20