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Business Adventures By John Brookes: A Bible For Billionaires

Posted at 7:21AM Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

It has recently emerged that America's two richest men share not only a fondness for bridge, but identical taste in literature. Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett – according to an essay this week from Gates – count Business Adventures by John Brookes as their single favourite book about business. Why is this compendium of 1960s New Yorker articles catnip for billionaires?

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