Library-styles of the Rich and Famous

27 11 2007

I’m somewhat concerned that there are still people out there who aren’t convinced of the importance of reading. Here’s a story to pass on if you ever meet one of them.

Again, it’s from the New York Times.  A wonderful site it is.

C.E.O. Libraries Reveal Keys to Success

Michael Moritz, the venture capitalist who built a personal $1.5 billion fortune discovering the likes of Google, YouTube, Yahoo and PayPal, and taking them public, may seem preternaturally in tune with new media. But it is the imprint of old media — books by the thousands sprawling through his Bay Area house — that occupies his mind.

It’s a great lesson for budding young entrepreneurs.  Make your Business Studies teachers your next library advocate convert.

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