Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit And Wisdom Of Charles T. Munger is a biography written by Charles T. Munger. It also includes a foreword by Warren E Buffett and is edited by Peter D Kaufman.
This book is a biography that chronicles Charlie’s growth from his humble Omaha childhood to his phenomenal financial success. His Midwest values prepared him well for his long illustrious journey. The book also summarises his approach to life, decision-making, learning, and investing. It talks about his unconventional method of thinking and his astonishing work ethic, that is, the twin fonts of his remarkable success. There is a special Mungerisms: Charlie Unscripted section that holds a collection of scathing remarks he had made at previous Wesco Financial and Berkshire Hathaway annual meetings.
This book also includes the talks and speeches that he had given in a specific twenty-year period. It has a Ten Talks section that covers a wide range of his interests that ranges from how one attains worldly insight to how his Multiple Mental Models could be used for business. The tenth talk in this section is a unique version of “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment” that the author wrote just for this book.
Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit And Wisdom Of Charles T. Munger was published by Walsworth Publishing Company in 2005. This book is the expanded third edition and is available in hardcover.