12 books that Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

Billionaire Bill Gates has said he reads about a book a week.

We sifted through years of his book recommendations to find 12 that made especially strong impressions on him. Read on to find out why he enjoyed each one.

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Here are the links to find each book:

"Tap Dancing to Work" by Carol Loomis

"Making the Modern World" by Vaclav Smil
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"The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert

"Stress Test" by Timothy Geithner"The Better Angels of Our Nature" by Steven Pinker
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"The Man Who Fed the World" by Leon Hesser

"Business Adventures" by John Brooks

"The Bully Pulpit" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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"The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

"On Immunity" by Eula Biss

"How Asia Works" by Joe Studwell
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"How to Lie With Statistics" by Darrell Huff

Drake Baer contributed research to this article.

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