[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?

Michael Bacarella mbac@netgraft.com
Wed Dec 17 18:46:09 PST 2003

> Abelson, Sussman, and Sussman: Structure and Interpretation
> of Computer Programs
> Kernighan and Pike, The Practice of Programming
> Kernighan and Ritchie, The C Programming Language
> Nemeth et al., Linux Administration Handbook
> Schneier, Applied Cryptography
> Stein, How to Set Up and Maintain a World Wide Web Site
>   (This one, and Navarro and Khan, Effective Web Design, are
>    good but unfortunatly not up to date with today's standard
>    HTML and web app environments.
>    But you have to be able to do the web well to
>    communicate -- what's the web book of choice?)
> Wall et al., Programming Perl

I can't resist...


The Design & Implementation of the 4.4BSD Operating System
    by McKusick, Bostic, Karels, Quarterman

TCP/IP Illustrated Volume 2
    by W. Richard Stevens

Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment
    by W. Richard Stevens

UNIX Network Programming
    by W. Richard Stevens

UNIX Internals: The New Frontiers
    by Uresh Vahalia

Design of the UNIX Operating System
    by Maurice J. Bach

Secrets & Lies
    by Bruce Schneier

Principles of Digital Audio
    by Ken C. Pohlmann

Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice
    by Foley, van Dam, Feiner, Hughes

A Guide to LaTeX 2e
    by Kopka, Daly

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