[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?
Thu Dec 18 10:02:30 PST 2003
Tanner Lovelace writes:
> Don Marti wrote:
> > Well, I just looked at the shelf by my desk and 32 books fit
> > on it. Strangely enough, I also found out a way to send books
> > to the Linux User Group of Iraq, which needs books for its
> > library, at the US book rate.
> > So what would be the top 32 books to send them?
The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-3, Donald Knuth.
The Mythical Man-Month, Fred Brooks
Programming Pearls, Jon Bentley
plus several already mentioned:
The Little Schemer - 4th Edition, Daniel Friedman & Matthias Felleisen
(used to be the Little Lisper)
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (Abelson & Sussman)
"Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure."
-- Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)
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