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Bill Gates Summer 2019 Reading List

In what's become an annual tradition, the Microsoft co-founder, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and avid reader has released a list of books he's recently enjoyed and highly recommends.

They’re all, he admits on his blog, not exactly light reads; if you want something more traditionally summery, Gates suggests Graeme Simsion’s lighthearted novel “The Rosie Result.” And if you haven’t read the first two books in the Rosie trilogy, summer vacation is the perfect time to start!) And he also makes an obvious suggestion: “The Moment of Lift,” by his wife Melinda Gates. (“I know I’m biased, but it’s one of the best books I’ve read so far this year.”)

The article in The Seattle Times here.

The list and his commentary [and animation!] on his blog here.

Books: 
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250313577
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - April 23rd, 2019

The Rosie Project: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476729091
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 3rd, 2014

The Rosie Effect: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476767321
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2015

The Rosie Result Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781925773828
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Text Publishing Company - May 28th, 2019

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316409131
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 7th, 2019

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781627796378
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Metropolitan Books - October 23rd, 2018

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143110439
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307409607
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - October 9th, 2018

The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062748652
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper - December 4th, 2018