Monday, July 21, 2008

Niall Ferguson's 5 most important books

Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School.

He told Newsweek about his five most important books.

Number One on the list:
"War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy.

The book that, more than any other, persuaded me to be a historian.
Read about the other four books on Ferguson's list.

--Marshal Zeringue