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Wall Street’s top minds are reading these books this summer

June 12, 2015, 2:56 PM UTC
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Addresses The Investment Company Institute Meeting
Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., listens to a question during an interview at the Investment Company Institute (ICI) general membership meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 2, 2013. Blankfein warned that the interest-rate environment has parallels to 1994, when a sudden and sharp increase in rates caught many investors off-guard. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Have you ever wanted to read like a Wall Street CEO? Well, now you have your chance, because Bloomberg has published a list of what some of the biggest names on the Street have set aside for summer reading:

Bill Ackman, founder and chief executive officer of Pershing Square Capital Managemen: Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters, and Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs: The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson, and The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

Mohamed El-Erian, former CEO of Pimco: No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All Trends by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Jonathan Woetzel, and Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World by Donald Sull and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

Bill Gross, co-founder of Pimco and current Janus executive: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, and At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

Sallie Krawcheck, former Bank of America and Citigroup executive: Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, and When Paris Went Dark by Ronald C. Rosbottom

We can’t promise that reading like these executives will get you a payday like them, but it can’t hurt. For other business heavyweight’s summer reading picks, head to Bloomberg.