Five Books of 2018 picked by Bill Gates

We all know about Bill Gates, his love for education and spreading knowledge. On his blog gatesnotes Bill Gates recently shared a list of books he read in 2018. Bill Gates recommends his readers to read these books and share their reviews as well.

So I have listed the books down below. Let’s see what these books offer to its readers:

1. Educated, by Tara Westover

Educated is a book of self-discovery of the author Tara Westover which makes it more interesting. For her readers it is a stunning new memoir about family, loss and the struggle for a better future. Educated is ranked #1 International Bestseller and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.

2. Army of None, by Paul Scharre

Army of None by Paul Scharre is a book that will give you a fresh insight about autonomous weapons and its thought-provoking dimension regarding Artificial Intelligence in warfare. It’s an intricate topic, but Scharre gives its readers valid logical explanations as well as merits and demerits of machine-driven warfare. His fluency with the subject should come as no surprise: he’s an expert who helped draft the U.S. government’s policy on autonomous weapons as well.

3. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, by John Carreyrou

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup is a true-life book written by a very renowned journalist John Carreyrou. It covers the rise and fall of the firm Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup headed by Elizabeth Holmes. It is of no surprise that the book received critical acclaim, winning the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

4. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, by Yuval Noah Harari

21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a book written by bestseller Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari. This book leaves its reader curious and offers them a helpful framework much needed in today’s age and time for processing the news and reflecting about the challenges we face.

5. The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness, by Andy Puddicombe

The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness starts with Puddicombe’s personal journey from a student to a Buddhist monk and then takes an interesting shift towards meditation. The book explains how to mediate and if you are one of mindful souls and love to reflect and meditate then it is a must read for you.

You can buy all these books at amazon and you can also read it online at goodreads

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