It’s supposed to be a rainy weekend here in Boston. So here are some links to keep you busy inside.


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller and a summer reading pick from President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg. Sapiens is a a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”


  • The New Guard: America’s 50 Most Influential Women (Marie Claire)
  • Avoiding Stupidity is Easier than Seeking Brilliance (Farnam Street)
  • Inside Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Comeback (Fortune)
  • The Best Annual Letters From an Investor Who Read Nearly 3,000 of Them (WSJ)
  • 8 points about Christensen’s Disruption Theory & Bezos’s Amazon (Mike Dariano)
  • A Half Dozen More Things I’ve Learned from Bill Gurley about Investing (25iq)
  • The Dying Business of Picking Stocks (WSJ) and The Incredible Shrinking Fund Managers (The Intelligent Investor)
  • What Does Nevada’s $35 Billion Fund Manager Do All Day? Nothing (WSJ)
  • The $108 Billion Man Who Has Beaten the Market (The Intelligent Investor)
  • Making Billions With One Belief: The Markets Can’t Be Beat (WSJ)
  • Here’s how Yale’s endowment left its Ivy League rivals behind (MarketWatch)
  • John Maynard Keynes: Courage Is the Key to Investing (The Intelligent Investor)

What was the best thing you read this week? Drop a link in the comments or shoot me an email.