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Bill Gates puts Christian memoir in top 5 reads

Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler tells the author's story of battling cancer.

Gates said he was inspired by the book which tackles the issue with "honesty and humour".

Bowler, a Christian mum in the USA, was just 35 years old when she was diagnosed.

The book sees her grapple with the question 'why me?'.

Writing on his blog, Gates said: "Given the topic, I wasn't surprised to find that Bowler's book is heartbreaking at times. But I didn't expect it to be funny too. Sometimes it's both in the same passage."

Other books to feature in his list of summer reads include a biography on Leonardo da Vinci and the story of the universe from creation to today.

Kate Bowler's book

 

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