John Brooks
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John Brooks

John Brooks (1920-1993) was an award-winning writer best known for his contributions to the New Yorker as a financial journalist. He was also the author of ten nonfiction books on business and finance, a number of which were critically acclaimed works examining Wall Street and the corporate world. His books Once in Golconda, The Go-Go Years, and Business Adventures have endured as classics. Although he is remembered primarily for his writings on financial topics, Brooks published three novels and wrote book reviews for Harper's Magazine and the New York Times Book Review.

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    • Business Adventures

    • Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street
    • By: John Brooks
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 919
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 787
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    From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion 12 classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book

    • By Jason on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Go-Go Years

    • The Drama and Crashing Finale of Wall Street's Bullish 60s
    • By: John Brooks, Michael Lewis (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    The Go-Go Years is the harrowing and humorous story of the growth stocks of the 1960s and how their meteoric rise caused a multitude of small investors to thrive....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Colorful, illuminating, puckish

    • By Philo on 01-08-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Once in Golconda

    • A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1928
    • By: John Brooks
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Once in Golconda is a dramatic chronicle of the breathtaking rise, devastating fall, and painstaking rebirth of Wall Street in the years between the wars....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slow but interesting

    • By Sam on 08-04-16

    Regular price: $34.95

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