Reading List

This is the mandatory reading list for the Nibble:

Fiction
  • Dick, Philip K. "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"
  • King, Stephen. "It"
  • Kundera, Milan. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"
  • Mistry, Rohinton. "Such a Long Journey"
  • Mistry, Rohinton. "A Fine Balance"
  • Pirsig, Robert. "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
  • Robbins, Tom. "Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas"
  • Sandford, John. "The Fool's Run"
  • Toole, John Kennedy. "A Confederacy of Dunces"
Non-fiction
  • Alder, Ken. "The Measure of All Things : The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World"
  • Boese, Alex. "Elephants on Acid: And Other Bizarre Experiments"
  • Brooks, Fred. "The Mythical Man-Month"
  • deGrasse Tyson, Neil. "Death by Black Hole"
  • Diamond, Jared. "Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies"
  • Heinrichs, Jay. "Thank You for Arguing"
  • Nehru, Jawaharlal. "The Discovery of India"
  • Pollan, Michael. "The Omnivore's Dilemma"
  • Shermer, Michael. "The Science of Good and Evil"
Technical
  • Barrett, Daniel. "Linux Pocket Guide"
  • DuBois, Paul. "MySQL Cookbook"
  • Frisch, Æleen. "Essential System Administration"
  • Hildebrandt, Ralf. "The Book of Postfix: State-of-the-Art Message Transport"
  • Josephsen, David. "Building a Monitoring Infrastructure with Nagios"
  • Schwartz, Zaitsev, Tkachenko, Zawodny, Lentz & Balling. "High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More"

2 comments:

  1. My favourtie books are all on Good Reads. Check out my "read" shelf and look for the top rated:

    http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/12301650-dominic?shelf=read&sort=rating

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  2. This is exactly what I've been looking for! I'm friending your ass right now

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