The 5 books Bill Gates recommends for the summer


Microsoft creator Bill Gates has given his recommendations on the books he thinks should be read this summer. Find out which ones are on the tech entrepreneur's list Last Monday billionaire Bill Gates shared some tips to read this summer on his blog. And why not? Follow the reading recommendations of a brilliant mind like that of the creator of Microsoft, one of the largest software companies in the world.

Today we will tell you about the 5 books that Bill Gates recommends you to read in the summer.

Bill Gates has reached the top positions in the rankings of the richest men in the world, creating a fortune from his intelligence, according to CNN he began programming computers at the age of 13.

Positioned as the fourth richest person in the world on the current Forbes list, Bill Gates takes his time each year to give us recommendations for the books that have caught him.

So get ready to spend a summer among the lyrics recommended for you by Gates, which as he explains on his blog: "They are about what happens when people come into conflict with the world around them."

Five books recommended by Bill Gates

1. Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric by Thomas Gryta and Ted Mann.

Bill Gates explains that this book gave him many answers to various questions about how such a large and successful company could fail. It affirms that, if you develop a leadership function, in a company, organization, or anywhere you can learn a lot in this book.

2. Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future titled in Spanish as: Under a White Sky by Elizabeth Kolbert.

Which describes within the list, as the simplest test of humanity versus nature. Bill Gates tells us that Kolbert writes on two topics that particularly interest him: the genetic drive and geoengineering. Describing it as a pleasant read.

3. A Promised Land by Barack Obama.

It's another recommendation from Gates, who says he's almost always interested in books about American presidents. Bill Gates finds Obama unusually honest about his experience in the White House, assures that "it is a fascinating look at what it is like to lead a country in difficult times."

4. The Overstory.

Novel declared by Gates as one of the most unusual he has read in years. He says he was touched by the passion of each character for his cause and in the end, he was eager to learn more about trees. This book is authored by Richard Powers.

5. An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives.

Written by Matt Richtel and New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner, it is reviewed by Gates as valuable reading that will help you understand what it takes to stop Covid-19. Although this was written before the pandemic, Gates says the stories told to provide an interesting look at the science of immunity.

Although Bill Gates explained that there is not always a reason to choose the books you read, he also claims to hope that at least one of these books will spark your interest this summer.

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