Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything (1966 - 2012) is a wonderful biography on the celebrated investor Warren Buffett. Over the years, various books have been written about Warren Buffet. Some of them are about his investment strategies, some on his quotations and some even biographies. But what sets this one apart is the fact that it is written by none other than Carol J. Loomis, one of his closest friends and the present day editor of Fortune magazine. The book truly captures some of the rarely known facts about the legendary investor.
In the book, Tap Dancing to Work, the author has made a compilation of the best written articles about Warren Buffet, which have been published in Fortune magazine. These articles are based on the various interviews that he gave from the 1960s to the 2010s. The book also includes articles written by Warren Buffet himself. The book is special in the sense that it captures the thoughts going on in the minds of the authors about Warren Buffet at that time. It has been written chronologically so that the readers get a gist of the lifetime of Warren Buffet. The book even touches the time when Warren Buffet was an unknown entity working as a money manager in Omaha, Nebraska.
Carol Loomis first wrote about Warren Buffet in 1966. By 1970s, they have built up a rapport and friendship good enough for Buffet to trust her. He asked her if she could edit the annual letter that he has written for the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. Post that Carol Loomis continued her role, maintaining the trust she had won from him.
Carol Loomis, the Senior Editor at Fortune is a well known journalist and author. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything (1966 - 2012) is her first book. She has added her own deep insight in the book that makes it a very interesting read about Warren�s many triumphs and his occasional blunders too. Since 1954, she has been working with Fortune and has won five lifetime awards, which includes the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for business journalism and also Time Inc.'s first-ever Henry Luce Award. You can order online the hardcover edition of Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything (1966 - 2012) with the ISBN-10 number of 0670922366 and ISBN-13 number of 978-0670922369.