Carlos Slim

40 Carlos Slim Recommended Books

Carlos Slim is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is considered one of the wealthiest people in the world, with an estimated net worth of over $60 billion. He made his fortune through his investment in the telecommunications industry in Mexico, and is the chairman and CEO of Grupo Carso.

40 Books recommended by Carlos Slim

El Desarrollo Estabilizador

El Desarrollo Estabilizador

Reflexiones Sobre una Época

Author :Antonio Ortiz Mena

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"This one is great." - Carlos Slim [Source]

The Crash of 79

The Crash of 79

Author :Paul E. Erdman

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"Describes the crisis of the seventies." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Juan Gris

Juan Gris

Author :Juan Antonio Gaya Nuno

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Tu Hijo Puede ser un Crack

Tu Hijo Puede ser un Crack

Cómo Descubrir si Tienes un Talento Deportivo en Casa

Author :Alguersuari Jaime

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

How to Be Rich

How to Be Rich

Author :J. Paul Getty

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Ling

Ling

The Rise, Fall, and Return of a Texas Titan

Author :Stanley H. Brown

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"He founded a conglomerate and wound up bankrupting it, but it is interesting to see how he did it." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Mr. Baruch

Mr. Baruch

Author :Margaret L. Coit

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Supermoney

Supermoney

Author :Adam Smith

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Para Saber de Vinos

Para Saber de Vinos

Author :Asher Benatar

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Rodin

Rodin

Le Festin D'Une Vie

Author :Isabelle & Alexandre Bailhache

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Frida & Diego

Frida & Diego

Passion, Politics and Painting

Author :Dot Tuer

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Fords

The Fords

An American Epic

Author :Peter Collier

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Pintura y vida cotidiana en México, 1650-1950

Pintura y vida cotidiana en México, 1650-1950

Author :Gustavo Curiel

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

My Life and Fortunes

My Life and Fortunes

The Autobiography of one of the World's Wealthiest Men

Author :J. Paul Getty

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"I read when it appeared in Playboy magazine." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Paper Money

Paper Money

Author :Adam Smith

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Historia La Deuda Exterior De Mexico

Historia La Deuda Exterior De Mexico

1823-1946

Author :Jan Bazant

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Author :Arturo Perez-Reverte

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Warren Buffett Way

The Warren Buffett Way

Author :Robert G. Hagstrom

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Rodin's Art

Rodin's Art

The Rodin Collection of Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center of Visual Arts at Stanford University

Author :Albert E. Elsen

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Leadership

Leadership

Author :Rudolph W. Giuliani

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Outliers

Outliers

The Story of Success

Author :Malcolm Gladwell

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"Must [read]." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Los Retos que Enfrentamos

Los Retos que Enfrentamos

Los Problemas de México y las Políticas Públicas para Resolverlos

Author :Felipe Calderón Hinojosa

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Money Machine

The Money Machine

How KKR Manufactured Power and Profits

Author :Sarah Bartlett

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Vesco

Vesco

Author :Robert A. Hutchinson

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"[He] came into a fund and then fled to Cuba." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Hard Drive

Hard Drive

Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire

Author :James Wallace

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"Makes a fair assessment of Gates back when he was starting out." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Up the Organization

Up the Organization

How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits

Author :Robert C. Townsend

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Revolutionary Wealth

Revolutionary Wealth

Author :Alvin Toffler

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"[The author] asked me to take a look at this before it was published." - Carlos Slim [Source]

The Peter Principal

The Peter Principal

Why Things Always Go Wrong

Author :Laurence J. Peter

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"Very good." - Carlos Slim [Source]

The Accidental President of Brazil

The Accidental President of Brazil

A Memoir

Author :Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Money Lords

The Money Lords

Author :Matthew Josephson

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Winning Through Intimidation

Winning Through Intimidation

Author :Robert Ringer

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

The Annenberg Collection

Author :Mr. Colin B. Bailey

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

As I See It

As I See It

The Autobiography of J. Paul Getty

Author :J. Paul Getty

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Prints Of Rufino Tamayo

The Prints Of Rufino Tamayo

Catalogue Raisonné, 1925-1991

Author :Ramiro MartÌnez

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Hammer

Hammer

Author :Armand Hammer

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

Money

Money

Whence It Came, Where It Went

Author :John Kenneth Galbraith

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

All the Best, George Bush

All the Best, George Bush

My Life in Letters and Other Writings

Author :George H.W. Bush

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"Fucking amazing." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Common Wealth

Common Wealth

Economics for a Crowded Planet

Author :Jeffrey D. Sachs

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

The Prophet

The Prophet

Author :Kahlil Gibran

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

"If you want to talk about poems, here is an interesting one." - Carlos Slim [Source]

Harvard Art Museum Handbook

Harvard Art Museum Handbook

Author :Stephan Wolohojian

Carlos Slim- Carlos Slim

This book appeared in a Literal Magazine interview of Carlos Slim. [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What books does Carlos Slim recommend?

Carlos Slim has recommended a number of books, including “The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton Christensen, “Business Adventures” by John Brooks, “The Richest Man in Babylon” by George S. Clason, “The Innovator’s Solution” by Clayton Christensen and Michael Raynor, “The End of Poverty” by Jeffrey Sachs, and “The Hard Thing About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz.

Carlos Slim is a proponent of lifelong learning and looks for books which are informative and inspirational. He seeks books that combine the experience of experts and meaningful insights to help readers understand and make decisions about their business and life.

Carlos Slim regularly recommends books on topics related to entrepreneurship, business strategy, economics, technology, and personal development.

Carlos Slim is a Mexican business magnate, philanthropist and investor. He is the current chairman and CEO of Grupo Carso, one of the largest conglomerates in Mexico, and one of the wealthiest people in the world.