23 must-read books that Bill Gates recommended in 2018

  • We've rounded up Bill Gates' many book recommendations in 2018.

  • Over the past year, Gates gave his stamp of approval to more than 20 titles, including two books on meditation.

  • In addition to science and data-driven stories, the list features popular books like Trevor Noah’s memoir, Born a Crime, and John Green's Turtles All the Way Down.

Bill Gates isn't shy about recommending a book. As an avid reader, he's given his stamp of approval to hundreds of titles, including some unlikely beach reads.

This year alone, he's highlighted more than 20 books that captured his attention or expanded his worldview.

Read more:Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books he read in the past year

In typical Gates fashion, the list features non-fiction titles about artificial intelligence and global inequality. But it also features some surprises, like two books on meditation and Trevor Noah’s memoir, Born a Crime.

Whether you're searching for a gift or simply want to add to your collection, here are the books Gates thinks you should read.:

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