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Investment magazine Barron's, one of the few mass-market investment publications worth subscribing to, has published a list of the 25 Best Books of 2004.  Here they are:


Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

America's Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America and Its Enemies

The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future

The Corporation : The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power

The End of Oil : On the Edge of a Perilous New World
Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

The Frankenfood Myth : How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution

Idiot Proof: Deluded Celebrities, Irrational Power Brokers, Media Morons, and the Erosion of Common Sense

The I Hate Corporate America Reader : How Big Companies from McDonald's to Microsoft are Destroying Our Way of Life

Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror

In Defense of Globalization

Lessons from the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time

The (Mis)behavior of Markets

The Next Great Bubble Boom: How to Profit from the Greatest Boom in History, 2005-2009

Noble Rot: A Bordeaux Wine Revolution

Other People's Money: The Corporate Mugging of America

Running Money : Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score

Stocking Up on Sin : How to Crush the Market with Vice-Based Investing

Testosterone Inc.: Tales of CEOs Gone Wild

They Made America: Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine to the Search Engine

Trade Like a Hedge Fund : 20 Successful Uncorrelated Strategies & Techniques to Winning Profits

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It

The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations

The Working Poor : Invisible in America

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