Bloomberg: “King of Oil” is Top 5 Nonfiction Book



With so many books in the stores, we’re often asked for recommendations. Here’s a list of recent nonfiction books.

“The King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich” by Daniel Ammann. Published by St. Martin’s Press.

This biography, written with the cooperation of the infamous multibillionaire commodity trader Marc Rich, is a briskly paced primer on how to get off the hook, a must-read for any businessman facing federal indictment and a guaranteed tear- jerker for the U.S. white-collar prison population. It’s a psychological thriller and a gleeful celebration of asocial justice and why the sound application of money will always beat the odds and embarrass the gods.

A month ago Bloomberg already named The King of Oil one of the five best Business Books of recent months:

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