[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?
Karsten M. Self
Thu Dec 18 13:52:20 PST 2003
on Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 08:15:50PM -0700, Jonathan Corbet (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > So what would be the top 32 books to send them?
> My first level cache for books - the ones I can reach without even moving
> my chair - includes:
> - Python Essential Reference - Ascher
> - Understanding the Linux Kernel - Bovet and Cesati
> - Linux Administration - Nemeth et al
> - HTML the Definitive Guide - Musciano and Kennedy
> - DocBook - Walsh and Muellner
> - Linux Device Drivers 2 - Rubini and some other bozo
> But if there's one thing I'd add to the lists that have gone around so far,
> it is:
> - The Visual Display of Quantitative Information - Tufte
> Also throw in a copy of "Snow Crash" for the hell of it.
YT says _Diamond Age_. Or _Cryptonomicon_. About 1/3 through
What I'd give for a date with Nell or America.
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