5 Awesome Book recommendations from Bill Gates


When one of the richest and the most influencial man suggests a book or two, it becomes of utmost importance to read it. Not only because he is the richest man but because the books have been helpful to him in some way or other and so can be to you too.

1.  The best we could do by Thi Bui
This book is amazing for everyone who wants to understad relationships better, especially the one with our parents. It's a beautiful graphic novel and deserves to be read atleast once.

 2. Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard
Overcoming a personal struggle coupled with lack of talent and becoming an international star, that is what sums up this inspiring book. It is the author's personal story and will connect to you instantly and change your perspective on many things.

3.  Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond 
 This book is centered on the eviction crisis in  Milwaukee. It will make you understand how everything is interlinked with provery and increases it rather than reducing it. It showcases a realistic picture of the Americans living in poverty and how the poor in a country like USA battle survival everyday.

4. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen 
It is one of the rare books which gives out the Vietnamese perspective on the Vietnamese war unlike a pile of books which are based on how USA was affected by the war. A must read for everyone who loves to read real war stories.

5. Energy and Civilization: A History, by Vaclav Smil
It is said to be Smil's masterpiece. The book explains in detail of our evolution with regards to energy and how our energy needs have shaped our journey so far. Not a easy read but will leave you feel smarter and more aware.

So grab these and start reading the favs of the world's richest man. 

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