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Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, software developer, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Microsoft and one of the preeminent entrepreneurs of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.
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SapiensGet this book on Amazon

Sapiens

Yuval Noah Harari

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Karlie Kloss: "It’s an amazing book on the beginning of humanity. It’s scientific but also philosophical."

Joe Rogan: "Great book... Fucking fascinating... Very enlightening."

Patrick O'Shaughnessy: "This book was so entertaining and useful.

It provides a concise history of humankind and outlines why we have the psychology we do today (this part is great for thinking about investor behavior)."

Changpeng Zhao: "[This book] gives me a greater perspective about how humans emerged and why we behave the way we do."

Daniel Ek: "One of the most-talked-about books of the last couple of years, and for good reason.

Both sobering and conservatively optimistic in equal measure, it seems even more relevant for us at the moment to learn from our socio-anthropological history."

Anthony Pompliano: "One of the best books I read in 2017"

Naval Ravikant: "An orthogonal and clinical examination of the human animal, from the beginning to now.

Humans are story-telling alpha predators that killed the competition and domesticated the survivors. This is our story, and it's not all pretty."

Melinda Gates mentioned this book as one of her 11 favorite books.

Reid Hoffman: "Sapiens has had me thinking a lot about the evolution of humanity and what our future looks like."

Mark Zuckerberg: "I found the chapter on the evolution of the role of religion in human life most interesting and something I wanted to go deeper on."

Raoul Pal enjoyed reading 'Sapiens'.

One of the books Keith Rabois recommends for entrepreneurs.

Bill Gurley: "I really enjoyed [Sapiens]"

Bill Gates: "Melinda and I spent weeks talking about this history of the human race."

A Full Life: Reflections at NinetyGet this book on Amazon

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

Jimmy Carter

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and ProgressGet this book on Amazon

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Steven Pinker

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Good Economics For Hard TimesGet this book on Amazon

Good Economics For Hard Times

Abhijit V. Banerjee & Esther Duflo

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PreparedGet this book on Amazon

Prepared

Diane Tavenner

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These TruthsGet this book on Amazon

These Truths

Jill Lepore

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Blueprint: the Evolutionary Origins of a Good SocietyGet this book on Amazon

Blueprint: the Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Nicholas A. Christakis

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SuperFreakonomicsGet this book on Amazon

SuperFreakonomics

Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

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Presidents of WarGet this book on Amazon

Presidents of War

Michael Beschloss

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EducatedGet this book on Amazon

Educated

Tara Westover

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