In addition to sports, a music and nature walk, Nursultan Nazarbayev pays a lot of time for reading books. This passion he acquired from a young ages when learned to read. After many decades his love for the book is not cool. To stay alone with a book in his hands is still among his favorite activities. Among the favorite books are the works of famous Kazakh writers and poets such as Abay, Mukhtar Auezov, numerous classics of Russian and world literature.