Bill Gates recommends 5 favorite books for 2019 — and looks ahead to ‘Infinite Jest’

Books on sleep, education, American history, world growth and one novel made the cut this year. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-10 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates says to read these 5 books for ‘a change of pace’ this holiday season

The billionaire philanthropist offers some recommendations to get you through the final stretches of quarantine. While Bill Gates’s 2020 summer reading list concentrated on the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Microsoft founder opted for a “change of pace” in considering his... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-08 11:00:59 UTC ]
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The 5 books Bill Gates says you should read in the pandemic summer

The billionaire philanthropist’s regular reading list is informed by the coronavirus crisis, with books about pandemics, how to survive difficult times, and what policies can help us recover Bill Gates, who has spent years warning the world about pandemics and whose foundation is now supporting... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-18 13:00:16 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 5 Books On Bill Gates’s Summer Reading List–From Jimmy Carter To Trevor Noah

If you are worried your beach reads might be a little too easy this summer, Gates has some more heady suggestions for you. As one of the world’s top philanthropists, perhaps it makes sense that Bill Gates is treating beach reading like an intellectual cause: Each year, he offers up his list of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates Turns Himself Into A Lego Character To Announce His Favorite Books Of 2014

Oprah, it's time to step up your book club game.Each December, our eyeballs glaze over amid the onslaught of annual "best-of" listicles coming at us from every corner of the Internet. The best Vines! The silliest texts! The most inspiring life advice uttered by Taylor Swift!Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Babysitters Club Character and Get a YA Book Recommendation

Pick your favorite Babysitters Club character for each situation in this quiz and get a YA book recommendation to read after! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-22 10:31:34 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 5

About a month ago ago, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite a lot of […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 11:44:31 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay’s favorite book of 2019 was Girl, Woman, Other.

From the fog of a so-far-extremely-cursed 2020, do you even remember 2019 anymore? The albino panda? 30 to 50 feral hogs? The US women’s national soccer team at the World Cup? What else even happened? Roxane Gay is here to remind us with this recap, which also lists her favorite books of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-06 16:40:23 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019

The National Book Foundation named its "5 Under 35" honorees for 2019. The post National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-24 00:27:08 UTC ]
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David Lynch’s 5 favorite books include these surprising beach reads!

lol. jk. My dude has never been to the beach. Dave’s actual Top 5 list (according to Far Out magazine) is, of course, a throughly Lynchian quintet of unheimlich surrealism, existentialist historical fiction, disturbing found photography, hundred-year-old art criticism, and auteur biography. Each... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-22 16:15:22 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of August 5, 2019

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt lands a new Lois Lowry book, Julia Alvarez reemerges at Algonquin, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mira Jacob Recommends 5 Inspiring Books That Aren’t By Men

It doesn’t feel like an exaggeration to say that Mira Jacob’s latest book Good Talk is a blueprint for a kinder world. In this graphic memoir, Jacob details a lifetime of difficult conversations—about politics, about race, about love and relationships. Seeing her handle these tricky talks,... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-18 11:00:20 UTC ]
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Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5

Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar's Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading. The post Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming Sharjah as its 2020 Guest of Honor. The post Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: 'Engagement, Not Despair': PW Talks to Bill McKibben

In his new book, 'Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?', the pioneering science writer and environmental activist offers a thoughtful, sobering look at the future of humanity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019

Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country's publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry in 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates has some summer reading recommendations for you

Wondering which books you should bring to the beach this summer? Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist and unrepentant book nerd, has some suggestions for you. Gates recommended five books he's enjoyed on his blog on Monday, including a Booker Prize-winning novel by an American... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These are the books Bill Gates says to read this summer

His annual beach reading list includes a biography of da Vinci, award-winning fiction, and new ways of thinking about global progress. Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates may spend heavily on vaccines and aid programs, but he seems to recognize that the one of the things that money can’t buy... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rigoberto González recommends his two favorite books of 2017

My two favorite books of 2017: Achy Obejas’s superb story collection “The Tower of Antilles” (Akashic Books) deals with the conflicted relationships Cubans, exiles and Cuban Americans have with their homeland, with the U.S., and, more poignantly, with each other; Vanessa Angélica Villarreal’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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