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The five books that Bill Gates recommends starting in 2018

The Microsoft co-founder says he reads 50 texts a year. These are your recommendations. 

American philanthropist and businessman Bill Gates published a list of his favorite books for the holidays in mid-2018. It's a tradition he has been fulfilling since 2013. 

"I've read some fabulous books lately when I put together this list of five that I could enjoy this summer, I noticed that several of my options wrestle with big questions. What does a TIC genius? Why do bad things happen to good people? Where does humanity and where we 're going? " says Gates in his blog. 

Despite these big questions, the Microsoft co-founder says his recommendations are "pretty fun to read." 

Leonardo da Vinci (by Walter Isaacson), 2017: The author of this book, who wrote the biographies of Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs, tells the life and work of the famous painter through scientific research. 

"I think Leonardo was one of the most fascinating people in history, although today he is better known as a painter, Leonardo had an absurdly wide range of interests, from human anatomy to theater," says Gates. 

'Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved' (by Kate Bowler), 2018: The author of this book tells how her search for answers was after she was diagnosed with cancer. "Is it a test of your character?" The result is a heart-rending and surprisingly funny memory about faith and how to deal with its own mortality, "says the philanthropist. 

'Lincoln in the Bardo' (by George Saunders), 2017: "I thought I knew everything I needed to know about Abraham Lincoln, but this novel made me rethink parts of his life." Combines historical events of the Civil War with fantastic elements: basically, It's a long conversation among 166 ghosts, including the deceased son of Lincoln, "Gates says in his blog. 

The story of the origin: a great story about everything (by David Christian), 2018:"David created my favorite course of all time, Big History, tells the story of the universe from the Big Bang to the complex societies of today, weaving ideas and evidence from various disciplines into a single narrative. History, Origin Story is a great introduction, if it is, it is a great review, however, the book will leave you with a greater appreciation of the place of humanity in the universe, "says the co-founder of Microsoft. 

Factfulness (by Hans Rosling), 2018:"I've been recommending this book since the day it came out." Hans, the brilliant global health teacher who passed away last year, offers you an innovative way to understand the basic truths about the world: how life is improving and where the world He still needs to improve, and he weaves unforgettable anecdotes about his life, it's an appropriate last word from a brilliant man, and one of the best books I've ever read, "Gates said.

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