Bill Gates has released his annual list of the best books he's read in 2017.

"The Sympathizer" -- Viet Thanh Nguyen

"Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" -- Matthew Desmond

"The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir" -- Thi Bui

"Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens" -- Eddie Izzard

"Energy and Civilization: A History" -- Vaclav Smil

You can read more about why Gates recommends these books on his blog.