Buddies Bill Gates and Warren Buffet held a big Q&A event at the University of Nebraska in late September. They did a similar thing in 1997 at University of Washington. Fortune was there with them and interviewed the two afterwards.
Mitch Ratcliffe of ZDNet has complied his list of favorite business and technology books in 2006. He says:
This year's crop of business books, as usual, included a lot of me-too titles that were easily put down and forgotten after a few pages or chapters, because they contained little new, nothing thought-provoking. Downright crazy ideas are better than none, and challenges to the status quo invaluable, so don't shy away from shaking your colleagues' mental trees with a good book.