Bill gates loves to read and whenever he is on a vacation, he takes his favourite books to read with him. “Reading is to mind, what exercise is to body.” This shows how important it is to read for a healthy mind. Let’s have a look at the 5 books recommended by Bill Gates this summer:
“Nine Pints” is the one of the books recommended by Bill Gates, by Rose George. If you’re a big fan of books that are fascinating and deep, then this book is apt for you! This book consists of super-interesting facts and you will soon start to appreciate each pint of blood.
“Upheaval” is written by Jared Diamond. And Bill Gates doesn’t miss any book by Jared. This book deals with how society deals and reacts during any crisis. There is use of series of cases showing how countries deal with the existential crisis. It may sound depressing but after reading the book one must be having an optimistic approach on how to deal with the crisis situation.
Presidents Of War
“Presidents Of War” by Michael Beschloss is the next in the list of books recommended by Bill Gates. This books deals with the major conflicts by U.S. with Vietnam and other 8 countries from 1900 to 1970. Bill Gates says, ”Beschloss’s broad scope lets you draw important cross-cutting lessons about presidential leadership.”
The Future Of Capitalism
Paul Collier writes, “The Future Of Capitalism” , it deals with the smart solutions to problems under Capitalist rule. This book throws a thought-provoking light at future of a capitalist economy. The problems he analysed in his book are beautifully presented and apt to the current scenario.
A Gentleman In Moscow
“A Gentleman In Moscow” is an amazing read written by Amor Towles that one will enjoy to his fullest, says Bill Gates. Most of the books recommended by Bill Gates represent his own personality and interests. As he enjoys reading books about Russia, he enjoys this read about a person sentenced to life in Moscow hotel under house arrest.
“Whether you are looking for some distraction or just spending a lot more time at home, you can’t beat reading a book.” says Bill Gates. So have you decided which book to read first? Choose your book and then tell us in comments how the book was.