It's that time of year again when many of Wall Street's finest head east to the Hamptons. They've got their transportation set, the bags are packed and the only thing left to do is find a great book. We checked in with traders, bankers, analysts and hedge funders to find out what they're reading this summer.
Compared to 2016's list, which had a lot of books about how to get a competitive edge such as "Grit," "Smarter Faster Better" and "Shoe Dog," this year seems to be a little lighter — more entertainment.
"I think a lot of it has to do with the 24/7 news cycle we're living in," a sales trader said. "We're just inundated with information all day long so when we can actually sit down and read something on our own, we're looking for an escape."
(You might call that the Trump factor.)
This year, it was an equal weight between entertainment, self-improvement and business. Here are the books that were most frequently mentioned on Wall Street's summer reading list: