Bill Gates wants you to read these 7 books this summer

Bill Gates wants you to read these 7 books this summer

Once every six months, the world’s second richest man — and co-founder of Microsoft — Bill Gates shares what is on his book shelf that he loved to read. As this is summer time and people often head out on vacations with a few book in tow. As Gates noted on his person website, “If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to think about what’s on your summer reading list this year—and I can’t recommend the books below highly enough.” Here are 7 books that Bill Gates wants you to read this summer

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Michael Beschloss’ Presidents of War

Michael Beschloss’ Presidents of War

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: The book, as per Gates, gives an insight in the important cross cutting lessons about presidential leadership.
What the book is all about: This is about all the major conflicts — including Vietnam war — that the US has entered between the 19th century to 1970s.

Paul Collier’s The Future of Capitalism

Paul Collier’s The Future of Capitalism

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: This is a thought-provoking read on capitalism and the impact it has on the world.
What the book is all about: Written by a development economist, it gives a perspective on where capitalism is header

Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Result

Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Result

Why Bill wants you to read it: The book is a “typical summer” read, as per the co-founder of Microsoft
What the book is all about: The book cover describes it as a “story of overcoming life’s obstacles with a little love and lot of overthinking”.

Rose George’s book: Nine Pints

Rose George’s book: Nine Pints

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: The book, according to Gates, give a fascinating insight on blood and human body.
What the book is all about: While it’s not a gory book but it is a lot about blood and full of interesting facts about it.

Jared Diamond’s Upheaval

Jared Diamond’s Upheaval

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: Because, according to Gates, the author uses a series of “fascinating case studies to show how nations cope with challenges like foreign threats and civil war.”
What the book is about: It explores how nations and societies react when they face crisis of all sorts.

Amor Towles’ A Gentleman in Moscow

Amor Towles’ A Gentleman in Moscow

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: Because he enjoys books on Russia and it is a fun, clever and surprisingly upbeat book.
What the book is about: It is about a count sentenced to life under house arrest in a Moscow hotel.

Melinda Gates’ The Moment of Lift

Melinda Gates’ The Moment of Lift

Why Bill Gates wants you to read it: It’s written by his wife and says that it is one of the best books of the year so far
What the book is about: The book is about the lessons which Melinda Gates has learnt from inspiring women she has met from all over the world.

Source:- gadgetsnow
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