Books are marked as [S] as for starters.
Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution [S]
Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age. Paul Graham. [S]
Linux and the Unix Philosophy. Mike Gancarz. [S]
Free as in Freedom. Richard Stallman. (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Free_as_in_Freedom_(2002)) [S]
Open Sources, Chris DiBona & Sam Ockman (free to read here - https://www.oreilly.com/openbook/opensources/book/index.html)
The Architecture of Open Source Applications. (http://aosabook.org/en/index.html) [S]
Ghost in the Wires
Mother American Night
Writing & Blogging¶
On Writing, Stephen King[S]
Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
On Writing Well, William Zinsser
English Composition and Grammar. John E. Warriner. [S]
Good English: How to Write It. G. H. Valins. [S]
The Elements of Style. Willam Strunk Jr. and E. B. White. [S]
Design & Presentations¶
The Non-Designer’s Design Book, Robin Williams[S]
The Non-Designer’s Presentation Book, Robin Williams (for creating)
Presentation Zen, Garr Reynolds (for creating)
Confessions of a Public Speaker, Scott Berkun (for delivering)
Don’t Make Me Think, Steve Krug
Visualize This. Nathan Yau.
i want 2 do project. tell me wat 2 do (http://www.shakthimaan.com/what-to-do.html) [S]
Men of Mathematics, E. T. Bell.
Programming Pearls. Jon Bentley.
Functional Thinking. Neal Ford.
A Discipline of Programming. Edsger W. Dijkstra.
The Passionate Programmer. Chad Fowler. [S]
97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. Kevlin Henney. [S]
How to Prove It. A Structured Approach. Daniel J. Velleman. [S]
Programming Language Pragmatics. Michael L. Scott.
Thinking Mathematically. J Mason, L Burton, K Stacey.
Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community. Richard P. Gabriel
Program Construction. Roland Backhouse.
Small Memory Software. Charles Weir, James Noble.
Beautiful Code. Leading Programmers Explain How They Think. Andy Oram, Greg Wilson. [S]
Beautiful Testing. Tim Riley, Adam Goucher. [S]
Beautiful Data. Toby Segaran, Jeff Hammerbacher. [S]
Discrete Mathematics using a Computer. John O’Donnell, Cordelia Hall. [S]
Discrete Mathematics for Computing. Peter Grossman. [S]
C Interfaces and Implementations: Techniques for Creating Reusable Software. David R. Hanson.
Expert C Programming. Peter van der Linden.
The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master. Andrew Hunt. David Thomas. [S]
Agile Software Development: The Cooperative Game. Alistair Cockburn. [S]
Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code. Martin Fowler, Kent Beck et. al.
The Mythical Man-Month [S]
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Stephen R. Covey. [S]
How to Get More Done: Seven Days to Achieving More. Fergus O’ Connell. [S]
How to Win Friends and Influence People. Dale Carnegie. [S]
Beautiful Teams. Andrew Stellman, Jennifer Greene. [S]
Mastery, Robert Greene
Deep Work, Cal Newport
The War of Art, Steven Pressfield
Do the Work, Steven Pressfield
Tuesdays with Morrie. [S]