5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer
- Bill Gates recently announced his top book picks for the summer.
- All five reads focus on the theme of upheaval, either in our current political climate or at some point in history.
- Only one book is fiction - "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles - and Gates said it made him cry.
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His newest set of recommendations centers around the theme of upheaval or sudden change.Because of this, Gates noted, none of the five titles he chose could be considered a "light read." One of them even caused him to tear up.
Take a look at Gates' top picks for your summer reading list.
"Upheaval" by Jared Diamond
"Nine Pints" by Rose George
"The Future of Capitalism" by Paul Collier
"Presidents at War" by Michael Beschloss
"A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles
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