Top 201–300 books mentioned in comments on Hacker News

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201. Thinking in Systems: A Primer

202. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

203. I Will Teach You To Be Rich

204. The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage

205. Physically Based Rendering, Second Edition: From Theory to Implementation

206. The PayPal Wars: Battles with eBay, the Media, the Mafia, and the Rest of Planet Earth

207. F’d Companies: Spectacular Dot-com Flameouts

208. On the Edge: the Spectacular Rise and Fall of Commodore

209. Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

210. The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies

211. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

212. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

213. JavaScript Patterns

214. Make: Electronics (Learning by Discovery)

215. The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century’s On-line Pioneers

216. The Origin of Wealth: The Radical Remaking of Economics and What it Means for Business and Society

217. Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

218. Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age

219. The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

220. Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government Saving Privacy in the Digital Age

221. Concepts of Modern Mathematics (Dover Books on Mathematics)

222. Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time

223. Java Concurrency in Practice

224. Chinese: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge Comprehensive Grammars)

225. The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom


227. Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

228. Engineering a Compiler, Second Edition

229. Programming Rust

230. Compiling with Continuations

231. And Then I Thought I Was a Fish

232. Liar’s Poker (Norton Paperback)

233. Designing with the Mind in Mind: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Rules

234. The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain

235. Winning Through Intimidation

236. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society

237. The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

238. Calculus Made Easy

239. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

240. Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

241. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t

242. The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

243. The Way of Zen

244. Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets

245. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics

246. The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe

247. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

248. Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools (2nd Edition)

249. Fortune’s Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street

250. 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

251. Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time

252. The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

253. Real-Time Rendering, Third Edition

254. Accelerated C++: Practical Programming by Example

255. The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD)

256. A Tour of C++ (C++ In-Depth)

257. Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

258. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

259. Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

260. The Apollo Guidance Computer: Architecture and Operation (Springer Praxis Books)

261. Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind

262. The Death and Life of Great American Cities

263. Mastering Regular Expressions

264. The Seven-Day Weekend: Changing the Way Work Works

265. Red Plenty

266. The Circle

267. Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

268. A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World

269. Game Engine Architecture

270. Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think (Theory in Practice (O’Reilly))

271. Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, 10th Anniversary Edition

272. Causality: Models, Reasoning and Inference

273. The Motivation Hacker

274. The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

275. Commodore: A Company on the Edge

276. Effective C++: 55 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (3rd Edition)

277. Building Scalable Web Sites

278. The Halo Effect: ..

279. The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist

280. Algorithms (4th Edition)

281. Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond

282. Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger, 3rd Edition

283. The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Dimensional Modeling

284. Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

285. Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition

286. The AWK Programming Language

287. Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

288. UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, 4th Edition

289. Turtle Geometry: The Computer as a Medium for Exploring Mathematics (Artificial Intelligence)

290. Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street

291. The Works: Anatomy of a City

292. Mindfulness in Plain English

293. The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

294. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

295. The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S

296. Ready Player One: A Novel

297. The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime.

298. Building Web Reputation Systems

299. iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It

300. Threaded Interpretive Languages: Their Design and Implementation

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