There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading.
Want to start (or add to) your Christmas book-reading wish list? Without further ado, here are some past and present book recommendations by the most successful people on the planet, including Jobs and Bezos.