5 books Bill Gates says to read–and gift!–over the holidays

The 2018 holiday reading list from the philanthropist is here, covering everything from killer robots to meditation. If you want to make sense of the world, you need to learn more about it. That’s the prevailing theme behind every single one of billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates’s biannual book lists, which he releases like clockwork each summer and holiday season.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

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