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## How many books does the average millionaire read in a year?

According to Pew Research, the typical American reads about four books a year. Fully one-quarter of Americans surveyed hadn’t read even one book. Successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates are not average, or even above-average which, according to the Pew Research, means a person reads up to 17 books a year.

## How many books does the average person read in a year?

The average number of books each person read over the course of a year was 12…but that number is inflated by the most avid readers. The most frequently reported number was 4 books per year.

## How many books a week does Bill Gates read?

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention. In a 2016 interview at the New York Times, Bill Gates said that reading is still the “main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding.” He told The Times he reads about 50 books a year.

## What books do CEOs read?

**15 Books That Top CEOs Think Everyone Should Read**

- “The Speed of Trust: The One That Changes Everything” by Stephen Covey.
- “Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company” by Andy Grove.
- “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Harari.
- “The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves” by Matt Ridley.