[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?
Thu Dec 18 11:48:52 PST 2003
Why do I sense a near-future "Linux Journal" article?
Geoff Lane writes:
> 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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