[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?

Geoff Lane zzassgl@buffy.sighup.org.uk
Thu Dec 18 11:41:39 PST 2003


On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 06:12:28PM -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> So what would be the top 32 books to send them?

Programming Pearls by Jon Bentley 
(because algorithms and good design are important)

Principles of Programming Languages by Bruce J MacLennan 
(because you may as well start on the right path)

The Unix Philosophy by Mike Gancarz
(just because!)

Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstader
(because everybody needs to relax)

-- 
Geoff Lane
An efficient government is a cruel government



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