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17 Books to get you started

Reading brings knowledge and knowledge is power; therefore reading is power  Emma Chase
One or two people I've been speaking to recently have asked me for advice on how to get started in the world of share investing. I wrote my story back on 15 February 2020, giving an overview of how I got into the interesting world of trading and investment in shares*.The key to it (and it is really unavoidable) is reading. The good news is that there are a lot of great books out there to choose from. With the Internet you can supplement your diet with podcasts, blogs (like this) and even YouTube videos however in my view there really is no substitute to learning from some great investors by reading.I've included links below mostly to Blackwells in Oxford (one of my favourite places in the World). You may find the book cheaper on Amazon or eBay who both offer second hand editions. However I am a fan of Blackwells as they offer an excellent range of investment books, many of which you can brow…