Gates, who is speaking at Microsoft today, shared the books he plans to read in the coming months and they range from topics like women in Africa to the origination of shipping containers to a fiction book about terrorists.
- The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond
- The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson
- However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls by Aimee Molloy
- How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough
- Japan’s Dietary Transition and Its Impacts (Food, Health, and the Environment) by Vaclav Smil and Kazuhiko Kobayashi
- Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing by Vaclav Smil
- Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time) by Claude Steele
- Patriot and Assassin by Robert Cook
And here are some other books that Gates has recommended in the past:
- Bill Gates says you should read these 5 books in 2013
- Bill Gates lists the top ten books of 2012 that made him think
Have you already read any of these, or do you recommend other titles? Comment below.