Bill Gates

Bill Gates is one of the most famous entrepreneurs in the world, co-founder of Microsoft. Born in Seattle, in 1955, he enrolled at Harvard College in 1973 but dropped out two years later when, together with Paul Allen, whom he met in preparatory school, they co-founded what was to become one of the largest companies in the world, Microsoft. Now, more than 40 years later, Bill Gates is constantly ranked among the richest men in the world, and his company and its products are present in the lives of tens of millions of people. You can read more about him on Wikipedia. Besides his business ventures and philanthropic activity, Bill Gates is also known as an avid reader. His passion for reading is so big that a few years ago he started a blog,, where, even though he writes on several topics, the main focus is books. Business books, fiction books and everything else Bill Gates reads and considers is good enough to share and review. He also mentions books with every public opportunity, such as his interviews, media appearances, and has stated many times that he considers reading one of the things that contributed to his success.

Books recommended by Bill Gates:

Books Recommended by Bill Gates

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

by Carol S. Dweck

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

by Randall Munroe

The Gene: An Intimate History

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future

by Gretchen Bakke

The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years

by Sonia Shah

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

by Yuval Noah Harari

Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

by Paul Farmer

House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox

by William H. Foege

Sustainable Materials Without the Hot Air

by Jonathan M. CullenJulian M. Allwood

The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

by Nick Lane

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

by Steven Pinker

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron AcemogluJames Robinson

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

by Phil Knight

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond

Leonardo da Vinci

by Walter Isaacson

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

by Ed Yong

Interventions: A Life in War and Peace

by Kofi Annan

Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients

by Jeremy N. Smith

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