Bill Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Which is the world’s largest private charitable foundation. The foundation works to improve and ameliorate global health and to create an equal and fair opportunity for people around the globe.
He has given up most of his stakes of Microsoft and is left with only 1 % of shares and invested in a mix of assets and stocks. books during the Lockdown in the Corona times is the best idea.
A great read is a perfect gift, thoughtful, and yes easy to wrap!!! So, here are a few books recommended by Bill gates that you can read during this lockdown. well, these books are recommended by Bill Gates, who is one of the richest men on earth, you need to give it a try.
1. LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT BY PETER BUFFETT
Peter is the son of Warren Buffett, the world’s 3rd richest man. The book reflects on a very important theory that will radically transform your attitude and perspective to life. The book talks about Knowing how our beliefs lead our decisions and guide our life choices. He discusses how tolerance, trust and education, combined with experience form a productive life. And makes one remember that why does one need to seek capital or a scheme that someone else has formulated leads to boredom and disappointment. Happiness and prosperity derive from the course we find for ourselves.
2. MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN BY JOSHUA FOER
Moonwalking with Einstein is an enchanting novel. It starts with a young stay-at-home who goes out to an interview, get to dream distractedly about superlatives of power and intelligence, go home again, scans Google for the cleverest guy, and finds “if not the cleverest person in the world, at least some kind of freakish genius” who can memorize 1,528 random digits in an hour. it seems very interesting, Right? It ends with Foer, who cannot remember where he put his car keys. it is a very funny book that gives you life lessons. Must read it!
3. WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM BY STEVEN JOHNSON
Steven Johnson has written a brilliant analysis of creativity and innovation in his new book, Where Good Ideas Come From. It is no coincidence that this natural history opens with a story about Darwin, the most famous studies of origins. He is less interested in presenting a method on how to jumpstart our ideas than in following the evolution and progress of ideas over time.
Johnson lists seven trends that support creative thought and organize his chapters accordingly. Johnson explains how creativity comes into being in many different shapes and sizes — and at times in counterintuitive ways. It’s a book that needs considerable effort from them due to the dynamic complexity of generating and developing innovations.
4. EDUCATED, BY TARA WESTOVER
Tara never went to school or did a doctor’s appointment until she left home aged 17. Bill gates never felt he’d respond to a tale about growing up in a household of Mormon survival, but she’s such a strong writer that the novel mirrored his experience taking him into the intense childhood. She admired a young woman’s autobiography whose passion for learning was so intense that she eventually received a PhD from Cambridge University.
5. ARMY OF NONE, BY PAUL SCHARRE.
Autonomous weapons don’t attract people around the holidays, but this thought-provoking look at A.I. in warfare is hard to put down. during battles. It is an incredibly complicated topic, but Scharre gives straightforward reasons and introduces both the machine-driven warfare’s pros and cons. His fluidity with the subject will come as no surprise: he’s a lawyer who helped write the pol of the U.S. government
6. THE HEADSPACE GUIDE TO MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS, BY ANDY PUDDICOMBE.
Although this book was an informative, soft, and refreshingly irreverent approach to meditation and concentration. If you’re a novice, or you’ve had trouble observing a pattern, this could provide the advice you need. The author has a style of conversation, humor, he can be so funny and truthful, His deep and down-to-earth and realistic observations which are addressed without preaching. As he speaks in the beginning about pain and how meditation doesn’t change the way we feel about pain, it changes our perception of those emotions instead. There will always be pain and sorrow but they will be perceived differently from now on
7. 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, BY YUVAL NOAH HARARI
21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a book written by Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari. The trick for putting an end to our anxieties, he suggests, is not to stop worrying. It’s to know which things to worry about, and how much to worry about them. Education, war, racism, faith, citizenship, education and 15 other weighty subjects are dealt with in this book. it talks about where we are and how we will improve. It fills the divide between Sapiens, the one about our history, and Homo Deus, our future. Here, Harari looks at where we are technically and socially, unraveling misconceptions and proposing ways to counter “post-truth”.
8. WHY WE SLEEP, BY MATTHEW WALKER.
The book explores the essence and forms of sleep, explains how the need for sleep varies over a lifespan, and the biological roots of sleep are explored further. It Describes why you’re expected to sleep and the dire implications of not sleeping. Explains how and why we dream and discusses wider social problems when it comes to sleep needs. This book’s primary message is to highlight the importance of good sleep. Any ideas for having enough sleep are included but the main point is that it is critical for health. An example of how important it is that laboratory mice deprived of sleep die earlier than food-deprived ones.
9. GROWTH, BY VACLAV SMIL
Growth was both an unspoken and an overt objective of our individual and collective endeavor. It controls the lives of micro-organisms and galaxies; it forms our incredibly broad brain capacities and the fate of our economies. Growth is expressed in annual increments in continental crust, a growing gross domestic product, a growth map for adolescents, the distribution in cancer cells. Vaclav Smil presents in this magisterial book a thorough study of development in nature and civilization, from tiny species to the trajectories of civilizations and civilizations.
10. AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE, BY TAYARI JONES
The novel tells the story of a southern Black family whose union is ripped down by a horrific event of injustice. Jones is such a strong writer that she succeeds in helping you empathize with all of her main characters, particularly when one takes a hard decision. The subject matter is strong yet thought-provoking, and the gates of the bill were drawn deeply into the tragic love tale of Roy and Celestial.
So, these were the top 10 books recommended by bill gates, that you can read in the period of lockdown. as per our opinion, the best book to read is Life is What You Make It by Peter Buffett because of the interesting life lessons and values. If you want to read a love story then An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones is an option.