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The books in Amazon Books feel like window-dressing for Amazon's larger goal: to get consumers to buy into its network of hardware and services.

We visited Amazon and Barnes & Noble bookstores to see who does it better — and the winner is clear

Amazon has a better business model, but Barnes & Noble is a better bookstore.

13 books on science Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

The Microsoft cofounder and co-chair of the Gates Foundation has recommended a slew of science-related titles over the years.

12 children’s books that influenced highly successful people

Successful people like Tony Robbins and Adam Grant shared the best children's books that changed their lives.

Bill Gates has a new favorite book — and he says everyone should read it

Bill Gates has a new favorite book, "Enlightenment Now" by Steven Pinker. It's a comprehensive look at the ways the world has gotten better.
Saddam Hussein.

Saddam Hussein wrote a romantic novel you can actually buy on Amazon

"Zabiba and the King" gives a glimpse into Saddam Hussein's ideology, but it isn't exactly heralded for its artistic merit.
Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates.

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

From Ben Franklin's biography to "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," these books influenced the way Gates, Bezos and Musk see the world.

Barack Obama shares his 12 favorite books from 2017

On New Year's Eve, former President Barack Obama listed 10 titles (and two bonus titles) that he thinks are worth picking up.
There were a lot of life lessons.

I spent this year reading about relationships, productivity, and success — and 15 insights stuck with me more than any others

In the best self help books of 2017, learn about life, love, and happiness from psychologists, couples therapists, a mathematician, and an engineer.
"Black Swan" author Nassim Taleb is out with a new book in February.

17 business books everyone will be reading in 2018

From "Brotopia" to "When to Jump," these are the business books you'll want on your shelf for 2018.