Benjamin Graham (1894-1976), the father of value investing, has been an inspiration for many of today's most successful businesspeople. He is also the author of Securities Analysis and The Interpretation of Financial Statements.
"By far the best book on investing ever written." -- Warren Buffett
"If you read just one book on investing during your lifetime, make it this one" -- Fortune
"The wider Mr. Graham's gospel spreads, the more fairly the market will deal with its public." -- Barron's