Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books he read in the past year
- As an avid reader, Bill Gates often shares his recommendations for the best titles of the year.
- This year's list includes two books on meditation, a memoir, a cautionary Silicon Valley tale, and an exploration of autonomous weapons.
- Gates said his 2018 recommendations are particularly gift-worthy, with a little something for everyone.
For a man that's busy eradicating malaria and redesigning the world's toilets, Bill Gates has a pretty impressive reading schedule. The Microsoft founder-turned-billionaire-philanthropist is known to read one book a week, or around 50 books a year.
This year, he's whittled down the list to five favorites, all of which are nonfiction.numerous recommendations in the past, Gates praised this year's titles as particularly gift-worthy. With subjects ranging from autonomous weapons to meditation, there's a little something for everyone among this year's picks.
"If you're looking for a fool-proof gift for your friends and family," Gates wrote on his blog, "you can't go wrong with one of these."
Here are his recommendations.
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