Bill Gates releases his Holiday Reading 2017 best books list

Arif Bacchus

Keeping with the annual tradition, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has released his Holiday Reading 2017 best books list. A collection of titles he’s read over the past year, Gates especially recommends these books for those looking to “curl up by the fireplace with a great read this holiday season.” Have a look at the top five books Gates is recommending below.

Interestingly, Gates also extends the list a bit, mentioning Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick, Turtles All the Way Down by John Green, and The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein. He details these titles before getting into the details of the top five books, saying “I still think books are the best way to explore new topics that interest you.”