Must Read 60 Books Bill Gates Recommends. how many have you read?Bill Gates loves to recommend books that changed his worldview, because Gates believes Readers are World changers.
Microsoft made Bill Gates a household name but it’s his work beyond tech that keeps him in the headlines. Through various foundations he funds poverty reduction efforts, and research into healthcare and clean energy. He’s also a keen advocate of self-education and has, over the years, recommended circa 185 titles that he thinks are worth your time.
Here are Must read 60 of his favorites Books Bill Gates Recommends —
1. A Full Life by Jimmy Carter
2. The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin
3. Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
4. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
5. Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
6. The Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker
7. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
8. The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond
9. Collapse by Jared Diamond
10. Abundance by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
11. The Grid by Gretchen Bakke
12. The Box by Mark Levinson
13. How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
14. The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins
15. What If? by Randall Munroe
16. How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
17. Factfulness by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
18. The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
19. Business Adventures by John Brooks
20. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
21. Einstein by Walter Isaacson
22. Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
23. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
24. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
25. On Immunity by Eula Biss
26. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
27. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
28. String Theory by David Foster Wallace
29. Open by Andre Agassi
30. The Road to Character by David Brooks
31. Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson
32. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
33. The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown
34. Mindset by Carol Dweck
35. How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
36. Change By Design by Tim Brown
37. Epic Measures by Jeremy N.Smith
38. The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
39. Eradication by Nancy Leys Stepan
40. The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley
41. SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
42. The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs
43. Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
44. How Asia Works by Joe Studwell
45. Evicted by Matthew Desmond
46. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
47. Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik
48. I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
49. The Emperor of all Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
50. The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
51. The Great Escape by Angus Deaton
52. Poor Economics by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
53. Mighty Be Our Powers by Leymah Gbowee
54. The Man Who Fed the World by Leon Hesser
55. Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
56. Getting Better by Charles Kenny
57. Making the Modern World by Vaclav Smil
58. Should We Eat Meat? by Vaclav Smil
59. Energy by Vaclav Smil
60. Energy Myths and Realities by Vaclav Smil
Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He has been criticizes for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. This opinion has been upheld by numerous court rulings.
Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people, an index of the wealthiest documented individuals, excluding and ranking against those with wealth that is not able to be completely ascertained. From 1995 to 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world all but four of those years, and held it consistently from March 2014 – July 2017, with an estimated net worth of US$89.9 billion as of October 2017. However, on July 27, 2017, and since October 27, 2017, he has been surpassed by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US$90.6 billion at the time.
Gates Business and life Etiquette has motivated me in lot of ways. Above all, other obvious reason which we all know him for, being a business mogul, World wealthiest Man and a philanthropist. This is one to Reckon with. Acquiring knowledge is as a result of his drive for success.
I love books but I haven’t read any of these books and right now am in search for them.
These books played a vital role in his being. I definitely want to acquire them as well.
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