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Bill Gates Recommends 5 Books for Summer

New works on Da Vinci and Lincoln make the cut
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 23, 2018 1:02 PM CDT
Bill Gates is out with his summer reading list.   (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

(Newser) – Bill Gates is out with his annual list of summer reading recommendations, and he explains in a blog post that they tackle questions such as "what makes genius tick?" and "where does humanity come from, and where are we headed." The "genius" in question is Leonardo da Vinci, subject of a recent biography by Walter Isaacson. Gates further explains his choices in this video. The list of books follows:

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