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Look out, Oprah: A new Books section of Bill Gates’ website, The Gates Notes, offers a glimpse of some of his favorite books and recent reads, and invites readers of the site to share their thoughts.

“I love to read, in fact I read all the time,” writes Gates in a post introducing the ‘Gates Notes Bookshelf’. “And I’m always sharing with others the really good books that I have read, ones that have just given me a lot of personal pleasure as well as books that make a contribution to our understanding of important topics, like education, energy, development and health.”

The section collects the book reviews that Gates has published on his site since it launched in January 2010. It also includes a bunch of titles that have been added to the site in just the past few days.

Here’s a sampling of those …

See this page for the full list, including titles previously reviewed by Gates. It may seem like a lot already, but Gates says in his introductory post that the list will be expanded over time.

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