Top 101–200 books mentioned in comments on Hacker News


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101. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable


102. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business


103. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Incerto)


104. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs — 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)


105. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing


106. The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less


107. Operating Systems Design and Implementation (3rd Edition)


108. The Dream Machine: J.C.R


109. The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play


110. Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach


111. The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master


112. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature


113. The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development


114. Show Stopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft


115. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers


116. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity


117. The Princeton Companion to Mathematics


118. Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency


119. The Ruby Programming Language


120. Grid Systems in Graphic Design: A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers, Typographers and Three Dimensional Designers


121. Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress — and a Plan to Stop It


122. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life


123. Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most


124. The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires


125. Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners


126. The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook


127. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies


128. The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born


129. Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)


130. Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It


131. Beautiful Code


132. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity


133. Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre


134. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information


135. Computer Systems: A Programmer’s Perspective (2nd Edition)


136. What Is Mathematics? An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods


137. Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age


138. Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)


139. Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests


140. Calculus, Vol


141. Clojure Programming


142. The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1–4


143. Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime


144. Corporate Confidential: 50 Secrets Your Company Doesn’t Want You to Know — -and What to Do About Them


145. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business


146. The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business


147. The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: “On Robustness and Fragility” (Incerto)


148. The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws


149. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus


150. Dark Pools: The Rise of the Machine Traders and the Rigging of the U.S


151. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation


152. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life


153. Anarchy, State, and Utopia


154. Computer Architecture, Fifth Edition: A Quantitative Approach (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design)


155. Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers


156. What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People


157. This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly


158. Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet


159. The Art of Electronics


160. The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology)


161. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage


162. How to Prove It: A Structured Approach, 2nd Edition


163. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems


164. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America


165. Linear Algebra Done Right (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics)


166. Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software


167. The Non-Designer’s Design Book


168. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management


169. The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives


170. The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup (The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship)


171. The Non-Designer’s Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice


172. Programming Language Pragmatics, Third Edition


173. Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking


174. Effective Java (2nd Edition)


175. The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World


176. Growing a Business


177. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die


178. Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima


179. A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language (General Grammar)


180. Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X (3rd Edition)


181. Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety


182. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century


183. The Unix Programming Environment (Prentice-Hall Software Series)


184. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness


185. It’s Not Carpal Tunnel Syndrome!: RSI Theory and Therapy for Computer Professionals


186. Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition


187. Titan: The Life of John D


188. High Output Management


189. Quantum Computing since Democritus


190. QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter


191. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood


192. Linux Kernel Development (3rd Edition)


193. The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)


194. Modern C++ Design: Generic Programming and Design Patterns Applied


195. PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance


196. How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built


197. Class: A Guide Through the American Status System


198. The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition


199. How To Win Friends and Influence People


200. The Grammar of Graphics (Statistics and Computing)



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