By Robert Reilly, published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Value Examiner,
monthly publication of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
This is a book review of the book Pricing the Future: Finance, Physics, and the 300-
Journey to the Black-Scholes Equation
, by George Szpiro, Ph.D. Robert Reilly describes
this book as an anthology
of many stories—about Dutch tulip bulb traders, Jewish mathematicians, German
physicists, American finance analysts, and a multinational collection of academicians. He
writes that Pricing the Future
presents a very interesting and informative story, and he points out that Szpiro is an
excellent storyteller. Robert recommends this book highly as a “vacation read” for anyone
with a financial background.