Bill Gates is learned enough and proven his ability, when he says something the world listens and it matters. Today, we bring a selection of 5 most recommended books from divergent fields, I am going to read them for sure.
The Gene: An Intimate History’ by Siddhartha Mukherjee
In The Gene, the writer once shows his gift for making hard science easily accessible. He wrote this book for general audiences, because he knows that it’s not good enough for scientists alone to debate the huge ethical questions that their discoveries provoke.
The Man Who Fed the World’ by Leon Hesser
The Man Who Fed the World provides a loving and respectful portrait of one of America’s greatest heroes. Nobel Peace Prize recipient for averting hunger and famine, Dr. Norman Borlang is credited with saving hundreds of millions of lives from starvation-more than any other person in history.
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street’ by John Brooks
What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common.
‘How to Lie with Statistics’ by Darrell Huff
How to Lie with Statistics is a book written by Darrell Huff in 1954 presenting an introduction to statistics for the general reader. Huff was a journalist who wrote many “how to” articles as a freelancer, but was not a statistician.
‘The Myth of the Strong Leader’ by Archie Brown
In this magisterial and wide-ranging survey of political leadership over the past hundred years, Archie Brown challenges the widespread belief that strong leaders – those who dominate their colleagues and the policy-making process – are the most successful and admirable.