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If you collect books but never get around to reading them, there’s a word for that

If you're in the habit of collecting books and never reading them, you might have what the Japanese call 'tsundoku.' The term is used to describe someone who owns a lot of unread literature.
It's cross training for the brain.

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the habit that completely changed my life can help improve anyone’s mind

Reading can provide you with new knowledge — but it can also help your brain functions. Scans and studies show that certain connectivity in the brain improves after reading. Dr. Mark McLaughlin says he knows this from not only the studies, but experience.
Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz.

These are the books that early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read right now

Silicon Valley investor and prolific tweeter Marc Andreessen is back on Twitter with a new avatar and a summer reading list. His book recommendations range from "Chasing Hillary" to "Thinking In Bets" to "Slugfest."
There are plenty of great business books to read this summer.

The 15 best business books to read this summer

Before you head off on a vacation, grab one of these educational but entertaining reads. You'll come back to the office brimming with new ideas about success.
Read up before becoming an entrepreneur.

12 books you should read before starting a business

These 12 books offer essential advice for the budding entrepreneur, from digital marketing to creating a business plan.
Replacing TV with reading was more difficult than I expected.

I swapped TV for books for 2 weeks, and it didn’t have the effect I expected

TV has become a staple in many people’s routines, especially since we can stream shows and download movies in a click or two. As an avid TV watcher, I decided to rediscover my childhood love for books by replacing TV with reading for two weeks. Here's what I learned.

The idea that we each have a ‘learning style’ is bogus — here’s why

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.
These books made an impact on Gates' worldview. Bill Gates pictured.

Bill Gates says his two favorite books from 2018 ‘explain that the world is getting better’

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2018 (so far) are "Enlightenment Now" by Steven Pinker and "Factfulness" by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund, and Ola Roslin.
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.