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I don't read anything that portends to say "do this and that's all you have to do" or "this specific thing works", etc... I tend to read books that give general information and hopefully that will complement what I already know. In other words, reference and anecdotal accounts.

"The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham is a bit dry, but worth it to understand what the original value investor was about.

"Options as a Strategic Investment" by Lawrence McMillan is a wonderful reference for options and their uses and strategies.

"Fortune's Formula" by William Poundstone is just a good read. Historical account of information theory and the use of what you know in investing. Don't get turned off by the references to gambling, sometimes what people consider investing is gambling.

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