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I.T.

Title Author(s) In Library Notes
The Mythical Man-Month (Anniversary Edition) Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. Yes Highly recommended Bruce F. Webster's - The 5 Books Every IT Manager Should Read Right Now
$39.35 Fishpond
The Psychology of Computer Programming: Silver Anniversary Edition Gerald M. Weinberg Highly recommended Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
See books.
Code Craft Peter Goodliffe Yes Supposedly better than Code Complete
$78.98 Fishpond
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Code Complete 2 Steve McConnell Highly recommended by Jeff Atwood (Coding Horror)
See books.
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson and John Vlissides Probably the best book on design patterns.
Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community Richard P. Gabriel
AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis William Brown, Raphael Malveau, Skip McCormick, and Tom Mowbray
Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship Robert C. Martin
Death March (2nd edition) Edward Yourdon Bruce F. Webster's - The 5 Books Every IT Manager Should Read Right Now
Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister Bruce F. Webster's - The 5 Books Every IT Manager Should Read Right Now
Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering Robert L. Glass Bruce F. Webster's - The 5 Books Every IT Manager Should Read Right Now
Perfect Software and Other Illusions about Testing Gerald M. Weinberg Bruce F. Webster's - The 5 Books Every IT Manager Should Read Right Now
201 Principles of Software Development Alan M. Davis Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (2nd ed.) Tom De Marco and Timothy Lister Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Software Failure: Management Failure Steven Flowers Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Software Runaways Robert L. Glass Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Assessment and Control of Software Risks Capers Jones Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Debugging the Development Process Steve Maguire Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Software Project Survival Guide Steve McConnell Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings
Productivity Sand Traps and Tar Pits Mike Walsh Bruce F. Webster's - Recommended Readings

Wetware

Title Author(s) In Library Notes
Keep Your Brain Alive - 83 Neurobic Exercises To Help Prevent Memory Loss And Increase Mental Fitness Lawrence Katz, Manning Rubin Yes See books.
Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware (Pragmatic Programmers) Andy Hunt Yes $70.97 Fishpond
See books.
The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master Andrew Hunt and David Thomas No Recommended by Jeff Atwood (Coding Horror)
$48.98 Fishpond
See books.
The Back of the Napkin Dan Roam Yes
59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot Prof. Richard Wiseman Yes

Non - I.T.

Title Author(s) In Library Notes
The Atheist's Way: Living Well Without Gods Eric Maisel No
The God Delusion Richard Dawkins Yes Available as audio book
God is not Great Christopher Hitchens Yes Available as audio book
Natural Atheism David Eller Good primer. Read before Atheism Advanced
Atheism Advanced: Further Thoughts of a Freethinker David Eller No
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