Charles Koch

39 Charles Koch Recommended Books

Charles Koch is a businessman, philanthropist, and political activist. He is the chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, a multinational corporation he inherited and grew into the second largest privately held company in the United States. He is an advocate of free-market principles, and has donated significant amounts of money to libertarian and conservative political causes.

39 Books recommended by Charles Koch

The Godfather

The Godfather

The Godfather, Book 1

Author :Mario Puzo

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

America's War for the Greater Middle East

America's War for the Greater Middle East

A Military History

Author :Andrew J. Bacevich

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis

Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

Author :Jonathan Haidt

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

George Smiley, Book 3

Author :John le Carré

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Law

The Law

Author :Frédéric Bastiat

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Modern Times

Modern Times

The World from the Twenties to the Nineties

Author :Paul Johnson

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

A Jack Ryan Novel, Book 1

Author :Tom Clancy

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Author :Stieg Larsson

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

State of Fear

State of Fear

Author :Michael Crichton

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Frames of Mind

Frames of Mind

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Author :Howard Gardner

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"People aren't smarter or dumb overall except in real extremes. Most of us are gifted in some ways and not too swift in others." - Charles Koch [Source]

The Road to Serfdom

The Road to Serfdom

Author :F. A. Hayek

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

How the West Grew Rich

How the West Grew Rich

The Economic Transformation Of The Industrial World

Author :Nathan Rosenberg

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

A Man in Full

A Man in Full

A Novel

Author :Tom Wolfe

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Upright Thinkers

The Upright Thinkers

The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

Author :Leonard Mlodinow

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Politics Industry

The Politics Industry

How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy

Author :Katherine M. Gehl

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"Makes an important contribution to the conversation about how to change our political system for the better." - Charles Koch [Source]

Why Wages Rise

Why Wages Rise

Author :F. A. Harper

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"To learn more about how Deep Learning will direct us to personalized diets." - Charles Koch [Source]

A Conflict of Visions

A Conflict of Visions

Ideological Origins of Political Struggles

Author :Thomas Sowell

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Survivor

The Survivor

Mitch Rapp, Book 14

Author :Vince Flynn

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

In Pursuit

In Pursuit

Of Happiness and Good Government

Author :Charles Murray

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"[One of four books] where I learned how the world works." - Charles Koch [Source]

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

Author :Ludwig von Mises

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Republic of Science

The Republic of Science

Its Political and Economic Theory

Author :Michael Polanyi

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Science of Liberty

The Science of Liberty

Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

Author :Timothy Ferris

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Forgotten Man

The Forgotten Man

A New History of the Great Depression

Author :Amity Shlaes

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Personal Knowledge

Personal Knowledge

Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy

Author :Michael Polanyi

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"[One of four books] where I learned how the world works." - Charles Koch [Source]

The Fatal Conceit

The Fatal Conceit

The Errors of Socialism

Author :F. A. Hayek

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove

A Novel

Author :Larry McMurtry

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Human Action

Human Action

A Treatise on Economics

Author :Ludwig Von Mises

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"[One of four books] where I learned how the world works." - Charles Koch [Source]

The Evolution of Everything

The Evolution of Everything

How New Ideas Emerge

Author :Matt Ridley

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises

Author :Ernest Hemingway

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited

Author :Evelyn Waugh

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

The Bonfire of the Vanities

The Bonfire of the Vanities

A Novel

Author :Tom Wolfe

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"[One of four books] where I learned how the world works." - Charles Koch [Source]

Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

The Rise, Fall, and Afterlife of Socialism

Author :Joshua Muravchik

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Conjectures and Refutations

Conjectures and Refutations

The Growth of Scientific Knowledge

Author :Karl Popper

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

National Economic Planning

National Economic Planning

What Is Left?

Author :Don Lavoie

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

Knowledge And Decisions

Knowledge And Decisions

Author :Thomas Sowell

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying

The Corrected Text

Author :William Faulkner

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Charles Koch recommended this book on his website. [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What Types of Books Does Charles Koch Read?

Charles Koch reads a variety of books, including ones about economics, philosophy, and history. He is particularly interested in books that discuss free market economics, libertarianism, and social progress.

Charles Koch recommends many books as part of his recommended reading list, which include “The Making of Modern Economics” by Mark Blaug, “The Power of Ideas” by Milton Friedman, “The Road to Serfdom” by Friedrich Hayek, and “In Pursuit of Happiness” by William Easterly.

You can purchase Charles Koch’s recommended books from various online booksellers, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. You can also visit your local library or bookshop to find the titles.

Yes, Charles Koch has written extensively about his recommended books, and has even given lectures on the topics of each. He often shares his insights in interviews as well.

Yes, Charles Koch is the author of several books, including “The Science of Success” and “The Creative Society”.