The technology exerts an ever-increasing influence on our world. A cast that includes Facebook—or Meta—Google and Apple, with leads like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezosand Elizabeth Holmes, occupies an important place in the public consciousness. Give the gift of knowledge to enlighten the tech-obsessed people in your life and help them learn more about the companies and characters that dominate the industry, the news cycle and, increasingly, our lives.
From painstakingly researched biographies and stories charting the rise and fall of modern business empires to deep dives into the birth of influential gadgets, these are some of the best tech books to offer. You might also be interested in our roundup of seven books you need to read this winter and our guide to Best Kindles.
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