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Books Read





Collection of Sand / Italo Calvino

Sand / Hugh Howey

Agostino / Alberto Moravia

Geek Sublime: Writing Fiction, Coding Software / Vikram Chandra

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us / Seth Godin

The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life / Andy Miller

How to Find Fulfilling Work / Roman Krznaric

Orfeo / Richard Powers

The Invisible Man / H. G. Wells

Ancillary Justice / Ann Leckie

Son / Lois Lowry

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances / Neil Gaiman

The Royal Game, with Letter from an Unknown Woman, and Amok / Stefan Zweig

The Drowned World / J. G. Ballard 

The Strange Library / Haruki Murakami





Angelmaker / Nick Harkaway

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson

The Giver / Lois Lowry

Cannery Row / John Steinbeck

You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself / David McRaney 

The Crane Wife / Patrick Ness

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories / Leo Tolstoy

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change / Charles Duhigg

Dust / Hugh Howey

After the Collapse / Paul di Filippo

This Is Your Brain on Music: Understanding a Human Obsession / Daniel Levitin

Help!: How to Become Slightly Happier and Get a Bit More Done / Oliver Burkeman

A Christmas Carol / Charles Dickens

Rosshalde / Herman Hesse

La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World's Most Enchanting Language / Dianne Hales

The Quiet American / Graham Greene

Remote: Office Not Required / Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

Leaf Storm / Gabriel García Márquez

The Secret Agent / Joseph Conrad

Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace / Kurt Vonnegut

Strange Pilgrims / Gabriel García Márquez

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products / Leander Kahney 

Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening / David Hendy

Into the War / Italo Calvino

Solaris / Stanislaw Lem

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration / Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

More Tales of the Unexpected / Roald Dahl

Gathering Blue / Lois Lowry

The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began / Stephen Greenblatt

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run - or Ruin - an Economy / Tim Harford 

Whatever / Michel Houellebecq

Think Like a Freak: How to Think Smarter about Almost Everything / Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Messenger / Lois Lowry

Tigerman / Nick Harkaway

You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself / David McRaney 

Lexicon / Max Barry

Mind Over Mind: The Surprising Power of Expectations / Chris Berdik

The Handmaid's Tale / Margaret Atwood

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better / Clive Thompson

Ready Player One / Ernest Cline

The News: A User's Manual / Alain de Botton

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage / Haruki Murakami

At Swim-Two-Birds / Flann O'Brien

We / Yevgeny Zamyatin

Lost Pages / Paul Di Filippo

Italian Literature: A Very Short Introduction / Peter Hainsworth and David Robey

The Bell Jar / Sylvia Plath

You / Austin Grossman

The Graduate / Charles Webb

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber 

Under the Skin / Michel Faber 

Old Man's War / John Scalzi

Three Early Stories / J. D. Salinger

Year Zero / Rob Reid

How to Be Alone / Sara Maitland




1Q84 / Haruki Murakami

Ender's Game / Orson Scott Card

Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world - and how their invention could make or break the planet / Jane Gleeson-White

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel / Robin Sloan

The Wonderbox: Curious Histories of How to Live / Roman Krznaric

CoffeeScript: Accelerated JavaScript Development / Trevor Burnham

The Forever War / Joe Haldeman

Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success / Ken Segall

A Canticle for Leibowitz / Walter M. Miller, Jr.

The Resiliency Advantage: Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back from Setbacks / Al Siebert

How to Thrive in the Digital Age / Tom Chatfield

Stumbling on Happiness / Daniel Gilbert

The Gone-Away World / Nick Harkaway

The Consolation of Philosophy / Ancius Boethius

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being / Martin Seligman

Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application / Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson and Matthew Linderman

Antifragile: How to Live in a World We Don't Understand / Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction / Alan Jacobs

The Year of the Hare: A Novel / Arto Paasilinna

The Time Machine / H. G. Wells

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare / G. K. Chesterton

Il tempo forse/Perhaps Time / Francesco Genitoni

Pump Six and Other Stories / Paolo Bacigalupi

Puttering About in a Small Land / Philip K. Dick

Philosophy for Life: And Other Dangerous Situations / Jules Evans

Mr g: A Novel About The Creation / Alan Lightman

One Hand Clapping: A Novel / Anthony Burgess

Ship Breaker / Paolo Bacigalupi

This is How You Lose Her / Junot Díaz

The Prague Cemetery / Umberto Eco

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street / Herman Melville

Wool / Hugh Howey

The Third Policeman / Flann O'Brien

The Ocean at the End of the Lane / Neil Gaiman

The Drowned Cities / Paolo Bacigalupi

The Pearl / John Steinbeck

Shift / Hugh Howey

The Rook: A Novel / Daniel O'Malley

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood / James Gleick

They're a Weird Mob / John O'Grady (as Nino Culotta)

Emmaus / Alessandro Baricco

Indian Nocturne / Antonio Tabucchi

Annabel Scheme / Robin Sloan

Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception / Claudia Hammond

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) / Jerome K. Jerome

Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes / Maria Konnikova




Exploring Requirements: Quality Before Design / Donald C. Gause and Gerald M. Weinberg

The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution / Keith Devlin

The Language of Things / Deyan Sudjic

Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else / Geoff Colvin

Eleven Kinds of Loneliness / Richard Yates

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel / Charles Yu

Eloquent Ruby / Russ Olsen

Stories of Your Life and Others / Ted Chiang

The Elephant Vanishes / Haruki Murakami

Metaprogramming Ruby: Program Like the Ruby Pros / Paolo Perrotta

The Year 3000: A Dream / Paolo Mantegazza

The City & the City / China Miéville

Quiet Your Mind / John Selby

Civilization: The West and the Rest / Niall Ferguson

Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think / edited by Andy Oram and Greg Wilson

Embassytown / China Miéville

Over to You: Ten Stories of Flyers and Flying / Roald Dahl

Balancing Agility: A Guide for the Perplexed / Barry Boehm and Richard Turner

Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure / Tim Harford

The World Jones Made / Philip K. Dick

The Windup Girl / Paolo Bacigalupi

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale / Herman Melville

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life / Martin Seligman

The Power and the Glory / Graham Greene

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error / Kathryn Schulz

Meatball Sundae / Seth Godin

A Life of Being, Having, and Doing Enough / Wayne Muller

A Confederacy of Dunces / John Kennedy Toole

Tempo: Timing, Tactics and Strategy in Narrative-driven Decision-making / Venkatesh Rao

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World / Michael Lewis

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior / Leonard Mlodinow

Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey–and Even Iraq–Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport / Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

How Will You Measure Your Life? / Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth and Karen Dillon

Railsea / China Miéville

The Woman Who Died a Lot / Jasper Fforde

Doctrines and Visions / Noam Chomsky

Cold Comfort Farm / Stella Gibbons

Gulliver’s Travels / Jonathan Swift

The Mind's Eye / Oliver Sacks

The Happiness Trap: Stop Struggling and Start Living / Russ Harris

The Age of Miracles / Karen Thompson Walker

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking / Susan Cain

The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves / Dan Ariely

Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired - and Secretive - Company Really Works / Adam Lashinsky

Generazione mille euro (1000 Euro Generation) / Antonio Incorvaia and Alessandro Rimassa

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking / Oliver Burkeman

Up a Tree at Night in the Park with a Hedgehog / P. Robert Smith

Imagine: How Creativity Works / Jonah Lehrer

The Apple Experience: Secrets to Building Insanely Great Customer Loyalty / Carmine Gallo

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine / Michael Lewis




You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto / Jaron Lanier

The Perfect Egg and Other Secrets / Aldo Buzzi

Sputnik Sweetheart / Haruki Murakami

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom a Toltec Wisdom Book / don Miguel Ruiz

Party of One: The Loners' Manifesto / Anneli Rufus

The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet is Killing Our Culture and Assaulting Our Economy / Andrew Keen

Zero History / William Gibson

The Snow Goose / Paul Gallico

The Road / Cormac McCarthy

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Six Other Stories / F. Scott Fitzgerald

Inviting Silence: Universal Principles of Meditation / Gunilla Norris

From Memex to Hypertext: Vannevar Bush and the Mind’s Machine / edited by James M. Nyce and Paul Kahn

Stuck: Why We Can't (or Won't) Move On / Anneli Rufus

The Bridge of San Luis Rey / Thornton Wilder

Pinball, 1973 / Haruki Murakami

No Country for Old Men / Cormac McCarthy

The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It / Philip Ball

Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions / Zachary Shore

Things Fall Apart / Chinua Achebe

The Shooting Party / Anton Chekhov

The Solitude of Prime Numbers / Paolo Giordano

The Big Sleep / Raymond Chandler

Super Sad True Love Story / Gary Shteyngart

Lo stralisco / Roberto Piumini

The Sunset Limited: A Novel in Dramatic Form / Cormac McCarthy

Poor People (Poor Folk) / Fyodor Dostoyevsky

South of the Border, West of the Sun / Haruki Murakami

Being Geek: The Software Developer’s Career Handbook / Michael Lopp

Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West / Cormac McCarthy

The Laws of Simplicity / John Maeda

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat / Oliver Sacks

Dance Dance Dance / Haruki Murakami

To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee

Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing / Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe

La gente/People / Vincenzo Cerami

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time / David L. Ulin

Suttree / Cormac McCarthy

After Dark / Haruki Murakami

Un borghese piccolo piccolo / Vincenzo Cerami

Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions / Guy Kawasaki

Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft / Stephen King

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts / Simon Garfield

Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings / Italo Calvino

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us / Daniel H. Pink

Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running / Haruki Murakami

This Craft of Verse: Charles Eliot Norton Lectures / Jorge Luis Borges

One of Our Thursdays Is Missing / Jasper Fforde

Seven Languages in Seven Weeks: A Pragmatic Guide to Learning Programming Languages / Bruce A. Tate

Three Tales from the Arabian Nights / translated by Malcolm C. Lyons and Ursula Lyons

The Art of Fiction: Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts / David Lodge

Confessions of a Young Novelist / Umberto Eco

Introducing Machiavelli: A Graphic Guide / Patrick Curry and Oscar Zarate




World Memory and Other Cosmicomic Stories (from The Complete Cosmicomics) / Italo Calvino

Memoirs of a Madman / Gustave Flaubert

One Hundred Years of Solitude / Gabriel García Márquez

Three Stories and a Reflection / Patrick Süskind

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) / Seth Godin

Tales of the Unexpected / Roald Dahl

Metamorphosis and Other Stories / Franz Kafka

Le piccole virtù/The Little Virtues / Natalia Ginzburg

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer / Patrick Süskind

The Pigeon / Patrick Süskind

Summer in Algiers / Albert Camus

In the Beginning... was the Command Line / Neal Stephenson

One, No One and One Hundred Thousand/Uno, nessuno e centomila / Luigi Pirandello

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School / John Medina

Beginning iPhone 3 Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK / Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche

Letters from a Stoic / Seneca

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle / Haruki Murakami

The Story of Mr Sommer / Patrick Süskind

Shades of Grey 1: The Road to High Saffron / Jasper Fforde

Socrates in a Nutshell / edited by Robert Van De Weyer

Otherwise Pandemonium / Nick Hornby

Conversazione in Sicilia/Conversation in Sicily / Elio Vittorini

Things: A Story of the Sixties / Georges Perec

A Man Asleep / Georges Perec

The Invisible Computer: Why Good Products Can Fail, the Personal Computer Is So Complex, and Information Appliances Are the Solution / Donald A. Norman

Castelli di rabbia/Lands of Glass / Alessandro Baricco

The Double / Fyodor Dostoyevsky

By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept: A Novel of Forgiveness / Paulo Coelho

The Body Artist / Don DeLillo

SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance / Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter / Alexander Aciman and Emmett Rensin

Inside Steve's Brain, Expanded Ed. / Leander Kahney

Love in the Time of Cholera / Gabriel García Márquez

Toujours Tingo: More extraordinary words to change the way we see the world / Adam Jacot de Boinod

Kevin McCloud's Grand Tour of Europe / Kevin McCloud

Una questione privata/A Private Affair / Beppe Fenoglio

Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation / Daniel Gross

Pnin / Vladimir Nabokov

After the Quake / Haruki Murakami

Lustrum / Robert Harris

What the Dog Saw, and Other Adventures / Malcolm Gladwell

Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behaviour / Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman

The Wonder of Whiffling: And other extraordinary words in the English language / Adam Jacot de Boinod

The Twenty-three Days of the City of Alba: Stories / Beppe Fenoglio

Zodiac / Neal Stephenson

Scale / Will Self

Kafka on the Shore / Haruki Murakami

The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol / Nikolai Gogol

Il tempo invecchia in fretta: Nove storie/Time Ages In Haste: Nine stories / Antonio Tabucchi

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World / Haruki Murakami

Point Omega / Don DeLillo

{Seta/Silk / Alessandro Baricco}

Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming / Peter Seibel

Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder / Evelyn Waugh

A Wild Sheep Chase / Haruki Murakami

Innocent House / P. D. James

Gli occhi dell'imperatore/The Eyes of the Emperor / Laura Mancinelli
Norwegian Wood / Haruki Murakami

The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist / Frederick P. Brooks

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home / Dan Ariely

The Scales of Justice / John Mortimer

I sommersi e i salvati/The Drowned and the Saved / Primo Levi

A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary / Alain de Botton

In Other Words: A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World / Christopher J. Moore

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman / Haruki Murakami

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall / Kazuo Ishiguro

Rework: Change The Way You Work Forever / Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

At Home: A Short History of Private Life / Bill Bryson

Liars in Love / Richard Yates

Ten Thoughts About Time: How to make more of the time in your life / Bodil Jönsson

Journey to the Land of the Flies and Other Travels / Aldo Buzzi

Something for the Weekend / Jamie Oliver

Maxims and Reflections / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3 / David Mark and Jeff LaMarche

Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy




Outliers: The Story of Success / Malcolm Gladwell
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity / David Allen
The Razor’s Edge / William Somerset Maugham
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets / Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Introducing Philosophy / Dave Robinson and Judy Groves
How to Get Rich: One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets / Felix Dennis
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days / Jessica Livingston
A Humument: A treated Victorian novel / Tom Phillips
Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets / John McMillan
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness / Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions / Dan Ariely
Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture / Douglas Coupland
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation / Lynne Truss
Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities / Ian Stewart
The Aleph / Jorge Luis Borges
A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories / Primo Levi
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives / Leonard Mlodinow
A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits of Disorder / Eric Abrahamson and David H. Freedman
Irrational Exuberance, 2nd Ed. / Robert J. Shiller
High Fidelity / Nick Hornby
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable / Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Revolutionary Road / Richard Yates
Get a Grip on New Physics / John Gribbin

Cristo si è fermato a Eboli/Christ Stopped at Eboli / Carlo Levi

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines / Janna Levin

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work / Alain de Botton

The Dilbert Principle: A cubicle's-eye view of bosses, meetings, management fads and other workplace afflictions / Scott Adams
Music and the Mind / Anthony Storr

Anathem / Neal Stephenson

The Mirror of Ink / Jorge Luis Borges

A Taste of the Unexpected / Roald Dahl

The Science of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy / Michael Hanlon

Dr. Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along After the Bomb / Philip K. Dick

Cloud Atlas / David Mitchell

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said / Philip K. Dick

A Scanner Darkly / Philip K. Dick

Amerika / Franz Kafka

{Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno/The Path to the Spiders' Nests / Italo Calvino}

The Catcher in the Rye / J. D. Salinger

Liar's Poker / Michael Lewis

Seven Stories / Anton Chekhov

Einstein's Dreams / Alan Lightman

La serenità / Seneca

The Stuff of Thought / Steven Pinker

Franny and Zooey / J. D. Salinger

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz / F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb / Peter George
Why I Write / George Orwell
Designing Interactions / Bill Moggridge
The Idiot / Fyodor Dostoyevsky
{Numbers in the Dark: And Other Stories / Italo Calvino}
Jeeves and the Impending Doom / P. G. Wodehouse
Nine Stories / J. D. Salinger
Eleven Stories / Anton Chekhov
Cloud, Castle, Lake / Vladimir Nabokov
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World / Niall Ferguson
The Great Wall of China (Penguin 70) / Franz Kafka
Il castello bianco/The White Castle / Orhan Pamuk
Seventeen Poisoned Englishmen / Gabriel García Márquez
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction / J. D. Salinger
What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable / edited by John Brockman
The Country of the Blind / H. G. Wells
Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism / George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller
The Death of Bunny Munro / Nick Cave
1914: Why the World Went to War / Niall Ferguson
Rashomon and Other Stories / Ryunosuke Akutagawa
One Hundred Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: Math Explains Your World / John D. Barrow
Ask the Dust / John Fante
The Cave of the Cyclops / Homer
Emilio's Carnival (As a Man Grows Older)/Senilità / Italo Svevo



Il gattopardo/The Leopard / Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Il fu Mattia Pascal/The Late Mattia Pascal / Luigi Pirandello

What just happened: A chronicle from the information frontier / James Gleick

Ficciones / Jorge Luis Borges

Meditations / Marcus Aurelius

Dead Poets Society: a novel / N. H. Kleinbaum

Managing Humans: Biting and humorous tales of a software engineering manager / Michael Lopp

La noia/Boredom / Alberto Moravia

The Little Prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Pistache / Sebastian Faulks

The Castle / Franz Kafka

Novelle da Don Camillo e il suo gregge / Giovanni Guareschi

Cosmicomics / Italo Calvino

Senza sangue/Without Blood / Alessandro Baricco

t zero / Italo Calvino

La luna e i falò/The Moon and the Bonfires / Cesare Pavese

Il deserto dei Tartari/The Tartar Steppe / Dino Buzzati

Labyrinths / Jorge Luis Borges

Difficult Loves / Italo Calvino

Crime and Punishment / Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde

La testa perduta di Damasceno Monteiro/The Missing Head of Damasceno Monteiro / Antonio Tabucchi

Il castello dei destini incrociati/The Castle of Crossed Destinies / Italo Calvino

Pale Fire / Vladimir Nabokov

Racconti romani/Roman Tales / Alberto Moravia

Wind, Sand and Stars/Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

City / Alessandro Baricco

Il libraio di Selinunte / Roberto Vecchioni

branchie!/gills! / Niccolò Ammaniti

Novecento: Un monologo/Novecento: A monologue / Alessandro Baricco

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / Junot Díaz

La giornata d’uno scrutatore/The Watcher / Italo Calvino

Keep the Aspidistra Flying / George Orwell

La speculazione edilizia/A Plunge Into Real Estate / Italo Calvino

An Iliad: A story of war / Alessandro Baricco

I promessi sposi/The Betrothed / Alessandro Manzoni

The Outsider / Albert Camus

Alessandro Manzoni / Bernard Wall

The Logic of Life: Uncovering the New Economics of Everything / Tim Harford

Twenty-First Century Capitalism / Robert Heilbroner

No One Writes to the Colonel / Gabriel García Márquez

Candide: Or, Optimism / Voltaire

Why Read the Classics? / Italo Calvino

The Last Tycoon / F. Scott Fitzgerald

Requiem: A Hallucination / Antonio Tabucchi

The Polysyllabic Spree / Nick Hornby

Gli indifferenti/The Time of Indifference / Alberto Moravia

Fontamara / Ignazio Silone

The Unbearable Lightness of Being / Milan Kundera

The Literature Machine / Italo Calvino

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland / Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There / Lewis Carroll

I Malavoglia/The House by the Medlar Tree / Giovanni Verga

The Brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Design Patterns in Ruby / Russ Olsen

Fables of Aesop (a new translation by S.A. Handford) / Aesop

Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini/The Garden of the Finzi-Continis / Giorgio Bassani

Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Out of My Mind / Richard Bach

How to Build a Time Machine / Paul Davies
Objective-C Pocket Reference / Andrew Duncan
Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 3rd Ed / Aaron Hillegass
Notes From Underground / Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Six Frames: For Thinking About Information / Edward De Bono
Se questo è un uomo/If This is a Man / Primo Levi
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain / Oliver Sacks
Flatland: A romance of many dimensions / Edwin A. Abbott
Introducing Kafka / David Zane Mairowitz and Robert Crumb
La tregua/The Truce / Primo Levi
The Economic Naturalist: In search of explanations for everyday enigmas / Robert H. Frank
Further Confessions of Zeno / Italo Svevo
La vita nuova/The New Life / Dante Alighieri
The Long Tail: How endless choice is creating unlimited demand / Chris Anderson



The Well of Lost Plots / Jasper Fforde

2007: a true story, waiting to happen / Robyn Williams

Something Rotten / Jasper Fforde

On Love: a novel / Alain de Botton

Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency / Tom DeMarco

Zorro: Un eremita sul marciapiede / Margaret Mazzantini

The Search: How Google and its rivals rewrote the rules of business and transformed our culture / John Battelle

The Cult of Mac / Leander Kahney

Code Complete, 2nd Ed / Steve McConnell

Ship It! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects / Jared Richardson and William A Gwaltney

Sotto il sole giaguaro/Under the Jaguar Sun / Italo Calvino

Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management / Johanna Rothman and Esther Derby

Imperium / Robert Harris

Software Creativity 2.0 / Robert L. Glass

Six Walks in the Fictional Woods / Umberto Eco

Agile Web Development with Rails / Dave Thomas et al

A Spot of Bother / Mark Haddon

The Undercover Economist / Tim Harford

Programming Ruby, 2nd Ed. / Dave Thomas, with Chad Fowler and Andy Hunt

Sette racconti/Seven Short Stories / Alberto Moravia

The Meaning of Tingo: and other extraordinary words from around the world / Adam Jacot de Boinod

Metamorphosis / Franz Kafka

Pompeii: a novel / Robert Harris

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana / Umberto Eco

A Man Without a Country / Kurt Vonnegut

Practices of an Agile Developer: Working in the Real World / Venkat Subramaniam and Andy Hunt

The Raw Shark Texts / Steven Hall

Software Conflict 2.0: The Art And Science of Software Engineering / Robert L. Glass

Il meglio dei racconti/The Best Short Stories / Dino Buzzati (selection)

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 2nd Ed / Edward R. Tufte

The Affluent Society (New Ed) / John Kenneth Galbraith

San Sombrero: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups / Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch

{Palomar / Italo Calvino}

The Big Over Easy: an investigation with the Nursery Crime Division / Jasper Fforde

Writing Effective Use Cases / Alistair Cockburn

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution / Steven Levy

The Fourth Bear: an investigation with the Nursery Crime Division / Jasper Fforde

Beautiful Evidence / Edward R. Tufte

Adam, One Afternoon: and other stories / Italo Calvino

Il conformista/The Conformist / Alberto Moravia

Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science / Charles Wheelan

Silk / Alessandro Baricco

Envisioning Information / Edward R. Tufte

Spook Country / William Gibson

First Among Sequels / Jasper Fforde

Armchair Economist: Economics and everyday life / Steven E. Landsburg

Breakfast of Champions: or, Goodbye blue Monday! / Kurt Vonnegut

Visual Explanations: Images and quantities, evidence and narrative / Edward R. Tufte

Don't Make Me Think!: A common sense approach to web usability / Steve Krug

La nuvola di smog e La formica argentina / Italo Calvino

Il disprezzo/Contempt (or A Ghost at Noon) / Alberto Moravia

Sostiene Pereira: una testimonianza/Pereira Declares: a testimony / Antonio Tabucchi

Una storia semplice/A Simple Story / Leonardo Sciascia

The Book of Imaginary Beings / Jorge Luis Borges

Are Your Lights On?: A treatise on the definition of diverse problems / Donald C. Gause and Gerald M. Weinberg

The Trial / Franz Kafka

The Winner's Curse: Paradoxes and anomalies of economic life / Richard H. Thaler

Confessions of Zeno/La Coscienza di Zeno / Italo Svevo

Shakespeare: The World as Stage / Bill Bryson

I dialoghi mancati / Antonio Tabucchi

{Se una notte d'inverno un viaggiatore/If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller / Italo Calvino}

Ocean Sea / Alessandro Baricco

Gittinomics: Living the good life without money stress, overwork and joyless consumption / Ross Gittins

Blank: The power of not actually thinking at all / Noah Tall

{Marcovaldo: ovvero, Le stagioni in città / Italo Calvino}

The Change Function: Why some technologies take off and others crash and burn / Pip Coburn

Quirky Qwerty: The story of the keyboard @ your fingertips / Torbjorn Lundmark




The Art of the Start: the time-tested, battle-hardened guide for anyone starting anything / Guy Kawasaki

The Right to Write / Julia Cameron

Government in the Future / Noam Chomsky

Manual of the Warrior of the Light / Paulo Coelho

The Pilgrimage / Paulo Coelho

Deep Simplicity: chaos, complexity and the emergence of life / John Gribbin

Everyone in Silico / Jim Munroe

George W. Bushisms V: new ways to harm our country / Jacob Weisberg

The Rules of Life: a personal code for living a better, happier, more successful kind of life / Richard Templar

The Elements of Style / William Strunk

The Six Value Medals / Edward de Bono

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less / Barry Schwartz

The Google Story / David A. Vise and Mark Malseed

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything / Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Writing Better Requirements / Ian Alexander and Richard Stevens

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: a leadership fable / Patrick Lencioni

La casa in collina/The House in the Hills / Cesare Pavese

JPod: A Novel / Douglas Coupland

Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing / edited by William Irwin

{Our Ancestors: Three Novels (The Cloven Viscount/Baron in the Trees/The Non-Existant Knight) / Italo Calvino}

The Architecture of Happiness / Alain de Botton

Beyond Java / Bruce Tate

The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations / James Surowiecki

{Road to San Giovanni / Italo Calvino}

Archeologia del Presente / Sebastiano Vassalli

Steal You Away / Niccolo Ammaniti

The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America / Martin Amis

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir / Bill Bryson

Affluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough / Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss

{Invisible Cities / Italo Calvino}

The Sirens of Titan / Kurt Vonnegut

The Eyre Affair / Jasper Fforde

Chart Throb / Ben Elton

Lost in a Good Book / Jasper Fforde

iWoz: computer geek to cult icon: getting to the core of Apple's inventor / Steve Wozniak with Gina Smith

Revolution in the Valley / Andy Hertzfeld

+non-library reads:

Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity / Joel Spolsky

The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky / Joel Spolsky (editor)

Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age / Paul Graham

The Design of Everyday Things / Donald A. Norman




A Month Of Sundays: how to go travelling without leaving town / James O'Loghlin

The official Fahrenheit 9/11 reader / Michael Moore

Past Mortem / Ben Elton

Heart of Darkness and Other Tales / Joseph Conrad

Microserfs / Douglas Coupland

The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream / Paulo Coelho

M/F / Anthony Burgess

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking / Malcolm Gladwell

How to Have a Beautiful Mind / Edward De Bono

Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed Everything / Steven Levy

{Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity / Jakob Nielsen}

Java 2 v5.0 (Tiger) New Features / Herbert Schildt

Paperweight / Stephen Fry

?? Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government Saving Privacy in the Digital Age / Steven Levy

Life: and how to survive it / Robin Skynner/John Cleese

The Republic / Plato

Mind Hacks / Tom Stafford and Matt Webb

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things / Donald A. Norman

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch / Philip K. Dick

Molvania: a land untouched by modern dentistry / Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner & Rob Sitch

J2EE Development without EJB / Rod Johnson and Juergen Hoeller

Phaic Tan: sunstroke on a shoestring / Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner & Rob Sitch

Bradbury Speaks: Too Soon from the Cave, Too Far from the Stars / Ray Bradbury

Paris in the Twentieth Century / Jules Verne

Revenge of the Sith / Matthew Stover

+non-library reads:

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How To Restore The Sanity / Alan Cooper

Programming in Objective-C / Stephen Kochan




Dude, Where's My Country? / Michael Moore

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X / Aaron Hillegass

Oh, the Things I Know! / Al Franken

The Clock of the Long Now / Stewart Brand

Eureka!: the book of inventing / Bob Symes and ?

The Evolution of Useful Things / Henry Petroski

I'm Not Scared / Niccolo Ammaniti

The Pencil: a history / Henry Petroski

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy / Douglas Adams

The Commanding Heights: the battle between government and the marketplace that is remaking the modern world / Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw

{The More Than Complete Hitchhikers Guide / Douglas Adams}

Mostly Harmless / Douglas Adams

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time: a novel / Mark Haddon

Nano / John Robert Marlow

Lies (and the lying liars who tell them): a fair and balanced look at the Right / Al Franken

Status Anxiety / Alain de Botton

Downsize This!: random threats from an unarmed American / Michael Moore

A Clockwork Orange / Anthony Burgess

The Cat Who'll Live Forever: the final adventures of Norton, the perfect cat, and his imperfect human / Peter Gethers

The Great Unravelling: from boom to bust in three scandalous years / Paul Krugman

Broken Music: a memoir / Sting

A Year in Provence / Peter Mayle

Life of Pi: a novel / Yann Martel

Demian: the story of Emil Sinclair's youth / Hermann Hesse

The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) / Hermann Hesse

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an inquiry into values / Robert M. Pirsig

Apple: the inside story of intrigue, egomania, and business blunders / Jim Carlton

Lila: an inquiry into morals / Robert Pirsig

+non-library reads:

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering / Robert L. Glass

The Psychology of Computer Programming, Silver Anniversery Edition / Gerald M. Weinberg

Software Craftsmanship: The New Imperative / Pete McBreen




Baudolino / Umberto Eco

High Society / Ben Elton

Bill Bryson's African Diary / Bill Bryson

Loser Takes All / Graham Greene

The Futurological Congress: from the memoirs of Ijon Tichy / Stanislaw Lem

{Foundation / Isaac Asimov}

The Cat Who Went to Paris / Peter Gethers

{Foundation and Empire / Isaac Asimov}

Lucky Jim / Kingsley Amis

A Cat Abroad: the further adventures of Norton, the cat who went to Paris, and his human / Peter Gethers

Slaughterhouse-Five: or, The children's crusade: a duty-dance with death / Kurt Vonnegut

Under the Tuscan Sun: at home in Italy / Frances Mayes

{Second Foundation / Isaac Asimov}

Pattern Recognition / William Gibson

The Da Vinci Code / Dan Brown

Bagombo Snuff Box: uncollected short fiction / Kurt Vonnegut

The World from Italy: football, food and politics / George Negus

Bella Tuscany: the sweet life in Italy / Frances Mayes

The Quiet American / Graham Greene

The Psychology of Computer Programming / Gerald M. Weinberg

Timequake / Kurt Vonnegut

Stupid White Men: and other sorry excuses for the State of the Nation / Michael Moore

The Aeneid / Virgil

Cat's Cradle / Kurt Vonnegut

Digital Fortress / Dan Brown

Prelude to Foundation / Isaac Asimov

Steppenwolf / Hermann Hesse

Catch-22 / Joseph Heller

Money: a suicide note / Martin Amis

The Periodic Table / Primo Levi

A Time in Rome / Elizabeth Bowen

Siddhartha / Hermann Hesse

The Game-Players of Titan / Philip K. Dick

The Salmon of Doubt: hitchhiking the galaxy one last time / Douglas Adams

Rogue States: the rule of force in World Affairs / Noam Chomsky

Almost French: a new life in Paris / Sarah Turnbull

+non-library reads:

A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad / edited by Don George and Anthony Sattin

Agile Software Development / Alistair Cockburn

The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management / Tom DeMarco

Programming Pearls (2nd Edition) / Jon Bentley

Code Reading: The Open Source Perspective / Diomidis Spinellis




Travels in Hyperreality: essays / Umberto Eco

Jonathan Livingston Seagull / Richard Bach

Programming Pearls / Jon Bentley

How to Travel with a Salmon and other essays / Umberto Eco

Java Pitfalls: time-saving solutions and workarounds to improve programs / Michael C. Daconta

Dead Famous / Ben Elton

Release 2.0 / Esther Dyson

The Consolations of Philosphy / Alain de Botton

Coming Up For Air / George Orwell

Weaving the Web: the past, present and future of the World Wide Web by its inventor / Tim Berners-Lee, with Mark Fischetti

Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity / Jakob Nielsen

The Spire / William Golding

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference / Malcolm Gladwell

Burmese Days / George Orwell

Mindplayers / Pat Cadigan

Minority Report / Philip K. Dick

Schismatrix Plus / Bruce Sterling

Now Wait for Last Year / Philip K. Dick

How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel / Alain De Botton

Six Memos for the Next Millennium / Italo Calvino

Second Variety / Philip K. Dick

Interface / Neal Stephenson

Attack of the Clones / R.A. Salvatore

Troublesome Words / Bill Bryson

The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual / Christopher Locke, Rick Levine, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger

Across Realtime (= The Peace War + The Ungoverned + Marooned in Realtime) / Vernor Vinge

The Art of Travel / Alain de Botton

+non-library reads:

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, 2nd Ed. / Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister

Discovering Smalltalk / Wilf Lalonde




Big bangs: the story of five discoveries that changed musical history / Howard Goodall

Myst: the book of Atrus / Rand and Robyn Miller with David Wingrove

Myst: the book of Ti'ana / Rand Miller, with David Wingrove

The pleasure of finding things out: the best short works of Richard P. Feynman / Richard P. Feynman

++ ??

? The island of the day before / Umberto Eco

? Simplicity / Edward de Bono

? Six action shoes / Edward de Bono

Lord of the Flies / William Golding

Circles: Fifty Roundtrips Through History, Technology, Science, Culture... / James Burke

The Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made Carburettor Possible - and Other Journeys / James Burke

The Knowledge Web: From Electronic Agents to Stonehenge and Back -- And Other Journeys Through Knowledge / James Burke

Myst: the book of Dn'i / Rand Miller and David Wingrove

The Literature Machine: Essays / Italo Calvino

The Quick Python book / Daryl Harms, Kenneth McDonald

Illustrated Walden / Henry David Thoreau

Peopleware / Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister

Software failure, management failure : amazing stories and cautionary tales / Stephen Flowers

Slaves of the Machine: The Quickening of Computer Technology / Gregory J. E. Rawlins

Road to San Giovanni / Italo Calvino

The science of secrecy: The secret history of codes and codebreaking / Simon Singh

Misreadings / Umberto Eco

+non-library reads:

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code / Martin Fowler

Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series) / Erich Gamma et al

Practical Java Programming Language Guide / Peter Haggar

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master / Andrew Hunt and David Thomas

The Practice of Programming / Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike

Effective Java Programming Language Guide / Joshua Bloch

Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change / Kent Beck

Extreme Programming Installed / Ron Jeffries




probably incomplete


The lost continent: travels in small town america / Bill Bryson

Nineteen Eighty-Four / George Orwell

Animal Farm / George Orwell

Six thinking hats / Edward de Bono

Apocalypse postponed / Umberto Eco

The name of the rose / Umberto Eco

Reflections on The name of the rose / Umberto Eco

? Utopia / Saint Sir Thomas More

Cryptonomicon / Neal Stephenson

Foucault's pendulum / Umberto Eco

Seinfeld: the totally unauthorized tribute (not that there's anything wrong with that) / by David Wild

Down Under / Bill Bryson

Mother Tongue / Bill Bryson

Bots: the origin of new species / Andrew Leonard

The path to the spiders' nest / Italo Calvino

The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald

+non-library reads:

Metamorphoses / Ovid

The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems / Jef Raskin




probably incomplete


Mr Palomar / Italo Calvino

Fahrenheit 451 / Ray Bradbury

The martian chronicles / Ray Bradbury

Brave new world / Aldous Huxley

Galapagos / Kurt Vonnegut

++ ??

The Edge of Human (Blade Runner, Book 2) / K.W. Jeter

Fuzzy Thinking: The new science of fuzzy logic / Bart Kosko

Faster: The acceleration of just about everything / James Gleick

About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution / Paul Davies

Invisible Cities / Italo Calvino

The non-existent knight & the cloven viscount / Italo Calvino

This other Eden / Ben Elton

Blast from the past / Ben Elton

Inconceivable / Ben Elton

Driving blind / Ray Bradbury

Made in America / Bill Bryson

Neither here nor there: travels in Europe / Bill Bryson

I'm a stranger here myself: notes on returning to America after 20 years away / Bill Bryson

Notes from a small island / Bill Bryson

A walk in the woods / Bill Bryson

All tomorrow's parties / William Gibson


1998 and Earlier


missing library receipt records, so based on memory


pre 1990


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy / Douglas Adams

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe / Douglas Adams

Life, the Universe and Everything / Douglas Adams

So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish / Douglas Adams

Foundation / Isaac Asimov

Foundation and Empire / Isaac Asimov

Second Foundation / Isaac Asimov

Forward the Foundation / Isaac Asimov

Foundation's Edge / Isaac Asimov

Foundation & Earth / Isaac Asimov

The Caves of Steel / Isaac Asimov

The Naked Sun / Isaac Asimov

The Robots of Dawn / Isaac Asimov

Robots and Empire / Isaac Asimov

I, robot / Isaac Asimov

Pebble in the Sky / Isaac Asimov

The Stars, Like Dust / Isaac Asimov

The Currents of Space / Isaac Asimov

Journey to the Centre of the Earth / Jules Verne

From the earth to the moon / Jules Verne

Journey to the Center of the Earth / Jules Verne

War of the Worlds / H.G. Wells

A Brief History of Time / Stephen W. Hawking

The Emporer's New Mind / Roger Penrose

Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth / James Lovelock

Chaos: Making a new science / James Gleick

Tao of Physics: An exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism / Fritjof Capra


1990 - 1993


The Macintosh Way / Guy Kawasaki

Stark / Ben Elton

Gridlock / Ben Elton

Dirk Gently's holistic Detective Agency / Douglas Adams

The long dark tea-time of the soul / Douglas Adams

Tales of the Black Widowers / Isaac Asimov

More Tales of the Black Widowers / Isaac Asimov

The Casebook of the Black Widowers / Isaac Asimov

Banquets of the Black Widowers / Isaac Asimov

The Union Club Mysteries / Isaac Asimov

Azazel / Isaac Asimov

The Matter Myth / Paul Davies and James Gribbin


1994 - best guess


Machiavelli in Hell / Sebastian de Grazia

Nueromancer / William Gibson

Count Zero / William Gibson

Mona List Overdrive / William Gibson

The Difference Engine / William Gibson and Bruce Sterling

Virtual Light / William Gibson

Heir to the empire / Timothy Zahn

Dark force rising / Timothy Zahn

The last command / Timothy Zahn

Counter-Clock World / Philip K. Dick

Ubik / Philip K. Dick

The Penultimate Truth: A Novel / Philip K. Dick

Martian Time-slip / Philip K. Dick

The Crack in Space: A Novel / Philip K. Dick

The Game-players of Titan / Philip K. Dick

Lies, Inc.: A Novel / Philip K. Dick

The Collected Short Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1 - 5


1994 - confirmed in Dec


Lateral thinking: a textbook of creativity / Edward de Bono

Burning Chrome / William Gibson


1995 - best guess


Jedi search / Kevin J. Anderson

The Man in the High Castle / Philip K. Dick

The courtship of Princess Leia / Dave Wolverton

Dark apprentice / Kevin J. Anderson

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? / Philip K. Dick

Champions of the Force / Kevin J. Anderson

The truce at Bakura / Kathy Tyers

The Left Hand of Darkness / Ursula K. Le Guin

Solar Lottery / Philip K. Dick

Time Out of Joint / Philip K. Dick

The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov / Isaac Asimov

Schismatrix / Bruce Sterling

The crystal star / Vonda N. McIntyre

Ambush at Corellia / Roger MacBride Allen

Assault at Selonia / Roger MacBride Allen

Programming Pearls / Jon Bentley

More Programming Pearls / Jon Bentley




Children of the Jedi / Barbara Hambly

Tales from Mos Eisley Cantina / edited by Kevin J. Anderson

Tales from Jabba's Palace / edited by Kevin J. Anderson

Showdown at Centerpoint / Roger MacBride Allen

Darksaber / Kevin J. Anderson

Snow Crash / Neal Stephenson




Idoru / William Gibson

The Diamond Age / Neal Stephenson

Flying Buttresses, Entropy and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer / James L. Adams


1998 - best guess


Numbers in the dark: and other stories / Italo Calvino

Ten Italian folktales / Italo Calvino

If on a winter's night a traveller / Italo Calvino

Marcovaldo / Italo Calvino

The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 20th Anniversary Edition / Frederick P. Brooks


Read but not allocated

Darwin Among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence / George Dyson

? Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher / Richard Phillips Feynman

The Shift / George Foy


Other books read for high school English

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / Ken Kesey

Of Mice and Men / John Steinbeck

Macbeth / William Shakespeare


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