Melinda Gates, is an American philanthropist and a former general manager at Microsoft. In 2000, she co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with her husband Bill Gates, the world's largest private charitable organization.
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlig...
This book is also recommended byBill GatesRichard DawkinsAlexander StubbYuval Noah HarariNando de Freitas
Cry, the Beloved Country, the most famous and important novel in South Africa’s history, was an immediate worldwide bestseller in 1948. Alan Paton’s impassioned novel about a black man’s country under white man’s law is a work of searing beauty.Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the ea...
100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
This book is also recommended byBill GatesHrithik RoshanAshton KutcherRichard BransonMark ZuckerbergPewDiePieJoe RoganWhitney CummingsNaval RavikantJames CameronReid HoffmanVinod KhoslaDan SnowMarcellus Wiley Derek SiversSimon MayoLex FridmanDemis HassabisDaniel EkPeter AttiaNir EyalSebastian JungerRyan Shea