Bill Gates top recommended books for growth

Bill Gates
Bill Gates

What the world’s most successful billionaire teach us? Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder is a very passionate reader. Bill Gates when interviewed about his routine, never missed answering reading for 1 hour daily.

” Like anyone who loves books, if you get into a good book, it’s hard to go to sleep”, Bill Gates once said.

Every time we look at these personalities we wish to be them wish to acquire those heights. What is so common among these people is Books. Books play an important role in learning in their lives.

If you planning to read something valuable and that too suggested by a great personality like Bill Gates, read the books recommended by Bill gates.:


1.” The vital Question”

By Nick lane

The book ‘ Vital question’ as the title itself suggests explores the two vital questions of human lives, how life originated and how it became multicellular. The author of the book Nick Lane, a biochemist researches the evolution and origin of life.

The book reveals the relationship between genes and energy. The most interesting mystery: how did life on earth begin? is the topic of interest. Author Nick Lane does excellent work in breaking down the biological complexities of life.

2. “Sapiens: A brief history of Humankind” 

By Yuval Noah Harari

The author Harari, study the reasons why Ho*o-sapiens are successful, which Bill Gates read with lots of interest.

On some points, Bill gates contradict Harari’s claims about humans. According to Bill Gates, the book is worth reading as it gives us a better understanding of “WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A HUMAN.”

3. ” How to not be wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking”

By Jordan Ellenberg

The book is an interesting one to read. What it describes is that the non-mathematical systems of our daily lives are actually mathematical, and we can’t develop these unless we have the knowledge of the right questioning at the right time.

It is not that you have to be good at mathematics to solve simple life problems. Bill gates praise Ellenberg’s ability to write such a complicated matter in a more funny and interesting way.

4. ” The Power to Compete: An Economist and an Entrepreneur on Revitalizing Japan in the Global Economy”

By Ryoichi and Hiroshi Mikitani

The book covers Japan’s economy, education system, publication and examines these factors in determining the country’s issue and suggesting solutions that lead to revitalization. Bill Gates’s list is incomplete without this book. Once Gates said, “I’ve had a soft corner for Japan that dates back three decades or so when I first traveled for Microsoft there.”

5. ‘ Seveneves”

By Neal Stephenson

The book is totally an imaginary concept of What happened when the moon exploded? a magnificent and visionary read has made a spot in Gates lists of favorite books. The book might make you lose patience when you discover the information about space flight.



There’s no science or maths in Bill Gates selection for these books. These are some of his favorites.



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