Bill Gates picks "Five books remembered in 2017"
Mr. Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, is also known as a reader and introduces a few volumes of particular interest in December every year in his own blog . In 2017, Gates recommends five books, perhaps a perfect book for the year-end companion may be found.
5 amazing books I read this year | Bill Gates
◆ 1:The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
"The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir" is a luxurious graphic novel, and the author's family has experience of exiled from Vietnam in 1978. It is said to be a memoir of the themes such as "parents" and "refugees" based on the experiences of authors and their parents who grew up in a country named Vietnam torn apart by foreign occupiers.
◆ 2:Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
If you want to gain a deep understanding of how intertwining problems are causing poverty, it is recommended to read this book. Author Matthew Desmond wrote a realistic picture of people who are poverty in the United States and said, "Giving a deeper sense than any book on what I have read as" poverty in this country " I gave it, "Gates wrote.
◆ 3:Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens
The author is a British comedianEddie · IzardMr. It is a person who confessed himself as a transgender in 2017 and said that conflicts from early childhood and constantly continuing efforts to become an international star are preserved. "If you are a fan of Mr. Izad, you will definitely like this book," he says, "The lines written in the book are very similar to his voice heard on the stage, It laughed out loudly, "Gates wrote.
◆ 4:The Sympathizer
In books and movies about the Vietnam War, it seems that most of what Gates has read or viewed so far is from an American perspective. However, The Sympathizer wrote the Vietnamese war on the Vietnamese viewpoint, and he gave us a lot of insight. Despite the theme being picked up is very dark, The Sympathizer seems to be a very interesting story around the hero's double spy.
◆ 5:Energy and Civilization: A History
Energy and Civilization: Gates Mr. Vaclav Smil, author of A History, says "This book is a masterpiece of Mr. Smil". In the book, Mr. Smil describes how "the necessity of energy" has formed the history of mankind, and various knowledge ranging from "a factory using donkey" to "renewable energy" It will provide us. It seems that it is not an easy to read book, but it seems to be a book worth reading in the end, as far as the way the energy revolution changes the process of civilization.
The five movies Bill Gates has read in 2017 are also summarized in the following movies.
Holiday Reading 2017 - YouTube