Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), the world’s largest software company, is technology’s richest man. Below is a categorized list of his favorite books on each topic:

2016 – five books to read for summer:

  1. Seveneves
  2. The Power to Compete: An Economist and an Entrepreneur on Revitalizing Japan in the Global Economy
  3. The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life,
  4. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
  5. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

The Best Books Bill Gates Read In 2015

  1. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
  2. Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words
  3. The Vital Question
  4. Being Nixon: A Man Divided
  5. Sustainable Materials With Both Eyes Open

Bill Gates 2014 summer list

  1. Business adventures” by John Brooks
  2. The Bully Pulpit ” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  3. The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion
  4. The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert
  5. Stress Test” by by Timothy F. Giethner
  6. Reinventing American Health Care” by Ezekiel J. Emanuel

Nine books

  1. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2013 by Carol J. Loomis
  2. Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization by Vaclav Smil
  3. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
  4. Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises by Timothy F. Geithner
  5. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker
  6. The Man Who Fed the World by Hesser Hesser
  7. Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks
  8. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  9. The Rosie Project: A Novel by Graeme Simsion