What books Bill Gates read in 2016

You would think the tech-entrepreneur would be Podcasting, watching video tutorials or enjoying a high-tech VR gamified learning program, however Bill made a startling confession. 

Bill Gates maintains that the best way he learns is by reading books and turns the pages on about one book per week.

Bill has read one book a week since he was a small child. Perhaps this will solidify in parents the importance of reading on small children for future success. 

Below is the list of his favorites for 2016:

  • String Theory, by David Foster Wallace. 
  • Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight.
  • The Gene, by Siddhartha Mukherjee. 
  • The Myth of the Strong Leader, by Archie Brown.
  • The Grid, by Gretchen Bakke.

Bill Gates is known for being a industry leader, however was once a small business owner himself. 

Do you take time out to read? 

You can read more about Bill Gates top books for 2016 via GatesNotes.