Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.
The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.
We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which works have inspired him most.
Here are the links to find each book:
Drake Baer contributed research to this article.
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