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Books

In harmony with the tendency I have been following lately to share more things in the open so that they may be of use to other people out there, below are a collection of books that I am reading, books that I have read during the years, stuff that I have written and books that I would love to put my hands on. For more extense book reviews you can check my monthly digest series.

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2018

  1. Machine World - B. V. Larson
  2. Death World - B. V. Larson
  3. Home World - B. V. Larson
  4. Rogue World - B. V. Larson
  5. Blood World - B. V. Larson

2017

  1. The Bands of Mourning: A Mistborn novel - Brandon Sanderson
  2. Essential Angular
  3. The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People - Dan Buettner
  4. TED Talk storytelling: 23 storytelling techniques from the best TED talks
  5. Sapiens: A Brief History of Human Kind - Yuval Noah Harari
  6. Search Inside Yourself - Chade Meng-Tan
  7. 1984 - George Orwell
  8. We are legion (We are Bob) - Dennis Taylor
  9. What to expect when your wife is expanding - Thomas Hill
  10. The passage - Justin Cronin
  11. Opportunities - Johan Eriksson
  12. Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads - Tim Wu
  13. How Google Works - Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg
  14. First Year (Black Mage Book 1) - Rachel E. Carter
  15. For We Are Many (Bobiverse #2) - Dennis Taylor
  16. Apprentice (Black Mage Book 2) - Rachel E. Carter
  17. Candidate (Black Mage Book 3) - Rachel E. Carter
  18. Deep work: Rules for focused success in a distracted work - Cal Newport
  19. Old Man’s War - John Scalzi
  20. Last Stand (Black Mage Book 4) - Rachel E. Carter
  21. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  22. The Ghost Brigades - John Scalzi
  23. The Road to Recognition - Seth Price, Barry Feldman
  24. Learning React: Functional Web Development with React and Redux - Alex Banks, Eve Porcello
  25. Pappalogi - Manne Forsberg
  26. Att föda utan rädsla - Susanna Heli
  27. Så här blir du miljönar i hängmatan - Per H Börjesson
  28. The New Evolution Diet: What our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Tell Us About Weight Loss, Fitness and Aging
  29. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose - Tony Hsieh
  30. Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts - Ryan Holiday
  31. All These Worlds (Bobiverse #3) - Dennis E Taylor
  32. The Tattooed Ducchess (A Fire Beneath the Skin #2) - Victor Guischler
  33. A Painted Goddess - Victor Guischler
  34. Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child - John Medina
  35. Cracking the Coding Interview - Gayle Laakmann McDowell
  36. Oathbringer - Brandon Sanderson
  37. Steel World - B. V. Larson
  38. Dust World - B. V. Larson
  39. Leaders Eat Last - Simon Sinek
  40. A Common-Sense Guide to Data Structures and Algorithms: Level Up Your Core Programming Skills - Jay Wengrow
  41. Building Progressive Web Apps: Bringing the Power of Native to the Browser - Tal Ater
  42. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies - Jared M. Diamond
  43. Tech World - B. V. Larson

2016

  1. Elantris - Brandon Sanderson
  2. The Design of Everyday Things: Revised edition - Don Norman
  3. Programming Interviews Exposed - John Mongan
  4. In the Plex - Steven Levy (re-read)
  5. Show Your Work - Austin Kleon
  6. Valve Handbook for New Employees (re-read)
  7. Daggerspell - Katharine Kerr
  8. Talk like TED - Carmine Gallo
  9. DarkSpell - Katharine Kerr
  10. The Bristling Woods - Katharine Kerr
  11. How To Shoot a Video That Doesn’t Suck - Steve Stockman
  12. Reactive Programming with Rx.js - Sergi Mansilla
  13. The Dragon Revenant - Katharine Kerr
  14. Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead - Laszlo Bock
  15. Total Recall: My Unbelivable Life Story - Arnold Schwarzenegger
  16. Screw it! Let’s do it! Lessons In Life - Richard Branson
  17. The Rise of Endymion - Dan Simmons
  18. Rich Dad, Poor Dad - Robert T. Kiyosaki
  19. Ego is the Enemy - Ryan Holiday
  20. The Dip - Seth Godin (re-read)
  21. Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
  22. Sharp Ends: Stories From the World of the First Law - Joe Abercrombie
  23. Calamity - The Reckoners book 3 - Brandon Sanderson
  24. Poke The Box - Seth Godin
  25. The Ocean at the end of the lane - Neil Gaiman
  26. How to stay motivated - Zig Ziglar
  27. Anything you want: 40 lessons for the new entrepreneur - Derek Sivers
  28. Seveneves - Neal Stephenson
  29. Freedom - Daniel Suarez
  30. Uprooted - Naomi Novik
  31. All Marketers are Liars - Seth Godin
  32. Armada - Ernest Cline
  33. ng-book 2 - Nate Murray, Ali Lerner, Felipe Coury, Carlos Taborda
  34. Angular 2 Router - Victor Savkin
  35. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance - Angela Duckworth
  36. Count Zero - William Gibson
  37. The Zen of e-book marketing - Guido Henkel
  38. The Trusted Advisor - David H. Maister, Charles H. Green, Robert M. Galford
  39. Functional JavaScript - Michael Fogus
  40. Spell or High Water - Scott Meyer
  41. The subtle art of not giving a fuck - Mark Manson
  42. Badass: Making users awesome - Kathy Sierra
  43. Ink Mage

2015

  1. RESTful Web APIs - Leonard Richardson, Mike Amundsen, Sam Ruby
  2. 100 Things Every Designer Should Know About People - Susan Weinschenk
  3. The Art of Letting Go - Leo babauta
  4. Test Driven Development: By Example - Kent Beck
  5. The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday
  6. 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 - Rick Delorme
  7. The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
  8. Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual - John Sonmez
  9. The War Of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
  10. Half the World - Joe Abercrombie
  11. SMACSS: Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS
  12. Snowcrash - Neal Stephenson
  13. The Left Hand Of God - Paul Hoffman
  14. The Last Four Things - Paul Hoffman
  15. The Beating of his Wings - Paul Hoffman
  16. Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time - Brian Tracy
  17. Solaris - Stanislaw Lem
  18. Princess Of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
  19. Exam Ref 70-486: Developing ASP.NET MVC4 Applications - Willian Penberthy
  20. From Good To Great: Why some companies make the leap… and others don’t - Jim Collins
  21. Trust me, I am lying: Confessions of a media manipulator - Ryan Holiday
  22. Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
  23. Warlord of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
  24. Speed Reading: How to double or triple your reading speed in just one hour -Justing Hammond
  25. Speed Reading for Beginners - James T. Rose
  26. Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services - Ryan de Kort Milton
  27. Endymion - Dan Simmons
  28. The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone - Fredrik Eklund
  29. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the quest for a fantastic future - Ashlee Vance
  30. Leap First: Create Work that Matters - Seth Goding
  31. Mindfulness, a Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantric World
  32. Master and Commander - Patrick O’Brian (6th time I read this book XD)
  33. Half a War - Joe Abercrombie
  34. Daily Rituals - How Artists Work - Mason Currey
  35. Firefight - The Reckoners - Brandon Sanderson
  36. F*** Anxiety - Robert Duff Ph.D
  37. Authority: Become an Expert, Build a Following and Gain Financial Independence - Nathan Barry
  38. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
  39. 2001 Space Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke
  40. Lean UX - Jeff Gothelf
  41. Debt Updated and Expanded: The First 5000 years - David Graeber
  42. Shadows of Zambula - Robert E. Horward
  43. 2010: Odyssey Two - Arthur C. Clarke
  44. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time - Jeff Sutherland
  45. User-Centered Design: A Developer’s Guide to Building User Friendly Applications - Travis Lowdermilk
  46. The Martian - Andy Weir
  47. The Dungeoneers - Jeffery Russell
  48. Shadows of Self - Brandon Sanderson
  49. Money: Master the Game, 7 Easy Steps to Financial Freedom - Tony Robbins
  50. Programming JavaScript Applications - Eric Elliott

2014

  1. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life - Scott Adams
  2. The Opportunity Analysis Canvas - Dr. James V. Green
  3. The Stand - Stephen King
  4. Outliers, The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Enders Game - Scott Orson Card
  6. LINQ pocket reference - Joseph Albahari, Ben Albahari
  7. Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
  8. Masters of Doom - David Kushner
  9. The Pomodoro Technique 3rd ed (updated and revised) - Francesco Cirillo
  10. Daemon - Daniel Suarez
  11. NoSQL Distilled - Pramod J. Sadalage
  12. Start Small, Stay Small - Rob Walling
  13. Free-to-Play: Making Money From Games You Give Away - Will Luton
  14. Railsea - China Mieville
  15. Why Marketing Yourself is Important - John Somnez
  16. The Dip - Seth Godin
  17. On Writing - Stephen King
  18. The Way of Kings - Brandon Sanderson (re-read xD)
  19. The New Psycho-Cybernetics - Maxwell Maltz
  20. Seductive Interaction Design - Stephen P. Anderson
  21. Words of Radiance - Brandon Sanderson
  22. Warren Buffet’s Management Secrets - Mary Buffet
  23. Startup - Kevin Ready
  24. Drive, The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us - Daniel H. Pink
  25. The Millionaire Fastlane - MJ De Marco
  26. The Passionate Programmer - Chad Fowler
  27. Infinity Blade: Awakening - Steven Sanderson
  28. Half a King (Shattered Sea) - Joe Abercrombie
  29. The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch
  30. How to Win at the Sport of Business - Mark Cuban
  31. Principles of Object Oriented JavaScript - Nicholas C. Zackas
  32. Red Seas Under Red Skies - Scott Lynch
  33. What I Learned From Failure - Reginald Braithwaite
  34. Purple Cow - Seth Godin
  35. The Republic of Thieves - Scott Lynch
  36. Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business - Michael Parrish DuDell
  37. The Crystal Shard - The Legend of Drizzt Book IV - R.A. Salvatore
  38. Steelheart - Brandon Sanderson
  39. Streams of Silver - The Legend of Drizzt Book V - R.A. Salvatore
  40. The Halfling’s Gem - The Legend of Drizzt Book VI - R.A. Salvatore
  41. The Legacy - The Legend of Drizzt Book VII - R.A. Salvatore
  42. How Google Works - Eric Schmidt
  43. Flow: The Psychology of the Optimal Experience - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  44. The Art of Unit Testing: 2nd edition - Roy Osherove
  45. Die Empty - Todd Henry
  46. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol Dweck
  47. Cirkeln - Sara B. Elfgren
  48. The Hacker Ethic: A Radical Approach to the Philosophy of Business - Pekka Himanen
  49. Off to Be a Wizard (Magic 2.0 Book 1) - Scott Meyer
  50. JavaScript Allongé - Reginald Braithwaite

2013

  1. Beginning Windows 8 Application Development, XAML edition - Kyle Burns
  2. Legion - Brandon Sanderson
  3. The Wheel of Time 14: A Memory of Light - Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson 1.. Notes to a Software Team Leader: Growing Effective Software Teams - Roy Osherove
  4. Pair programming Illuminated
  5. Assassin’s Apprentice - Robin Hobb
  6. How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie
  7. JavaScript the Good Parts - Douglas Crockford
  8. The 4 Hour Body - Timothy Ferris
  9. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb
  10. The Second Foundation - Isaac Asimov
  11. Bigger, Leaner, Stronger - Michael Matthews
  12. Assassin’s Quest - Robin Hobb
  13. Your money or your life - Vicki Robin
  14. Made to stick
  15. The tipping point
  16. Start with the why
  17. Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
  18. Wool omnibus - Hugh Howey
  19. Kafka on the shore - Haruki Murakami
  20. I will teach you to be rich - Ramit Sethi
  21. The Icarus deception - Seth Godin
  22. The millionaire next door
  23. Så här kan alla svenska bli miljonärer - Per Håkan Börjesson
  24. Så här blev Warren Buffet världens rikaste person - Per Håkan Börjesson
  25. Så här får du et rikt liv som pensionär - Per Håkan Börjesson
  26. The Art of Agile Development - James Shore
  27. Rework - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson
  28. The first 20 hours - Josh Kaufman
  29. The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business - Josh Kaufman
  30. The Opinionated Software Developer - Shawn Wildermuth
  31. Without Their Permission - Alexis Ohanian
  32. Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software - Eric Evans
  33. Eloquent JavaScript - Adam Freeman
  34. El puente de los asesinos - Arturo Pérez-Reverte
  35. The Secret - Rhonda Byrne

2012

  1. In the Plex - Steven Levy
  2. Getting Results the Agile Way - J.D. Meier
  3. The Lean Startup - Eric Ries
  4. Zen to Done - Leo babauta
  5. How to Negotiate - Robert Mayer
  6. The Alloy of Law: A mistborn novel - Brandon Sanderson
  7. 7 habits of highly effective people - Stephen R. Covey
  8. Why do we get fat? - Gary Taubes
  9. A Short Victorious War - David Webber
  10. Easyway to stop smoking - Allen Carr
  11. The Body Fat Solution - Tom Venuto
  12. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
  13. The Moder Scholar, A Way with Words I - Michael D.C. Drout
  14. The power of habits - Charles Duhigg
  15. Wine for Dummies - Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan
  16. Tribes - Seth Godin
  17. Art of Readable code - Dustin Boswell and Trevor Foucher
  18. The pragmatic programmer - Andrew Hunt and David Thomas
  19. Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
  20. Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
  21. Stephen King - The dark tower (The wind through the KeyHole)
  22. What every body is saying - Joe Navarro
  23. Linchpin - Seth Godin
  24. Theory of fun - Raph Koster
  25. The Modern Scholar, A way with words II - Michael D.C. Drout
  26. Don’t make me think - Steve Krug
  27. Hyperion - Dan Simmons
  28. The Fall of Hyperion - Dan Simmons
  29. Extreme Programing Explained - Kent Beck
  30. Apprenticeship Patterns - Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye
  31. Warbreakers - Brandon Sanderson
  32. Effective Programming: More Than Just Code - Jeff Atwood
  33. Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great Esther Derby
  34. Field Of Dishonor - David Weber
  35. The Phoenix Guard - Steven Brust
  36. Five Hundred Years After - Steven Brust
  37. Foundation - Isaac Asimov
  38. Neuromancer - William Gibson
  39. Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson
  40. Red Country (Joe Abercrombie)
  41. Refactoring (Martin Fowler)
  42. Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed - Daniel Vaughan
  43. How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes - Peter D. Schiff
  44. The 4 Hour Workweek - Timothy Ferris
  45. Temeraire: Tongues of Serpents - Naomi Novik
  46. Foundation And Empire - Isaac Asimov
  47. Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better - Doug Lemov

2011

  1. The Art of unit testing - Roy Osherove
  2. Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# - Robert C. Martin
  3. Clean Code: A Handbook of Software Craftsmanship - Robert C.Martin
  4. The Clean Coder - Robert C. Martin
  5. Buiding Wealth: A beginner’s guide to securing your financial future
  6. On Basilisk Station - David Weber
  7. The Honor of the Queen - David Weber
  8. Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions - Guy Kawasabi
  9. Pro ASP.NET MVC 2 - Steven Sanderson
  10. A Dance With Dragons - George R.R. Martin
  11. The Wise Man’s Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
  12. Mistborn - Brandon Sanderson
  13. The Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson
  14. The Hero of Ages - Brandon Sanderson
  15. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  16. The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe - Douglas Adams
  17. Life, The Universe And Everything - Douglas Adams
  18. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish - Douglas Adams

And before…

For a complete lists of books that goes back in time to my tender childhood check my GoodReads profile.

Written

Treatises

To Read

  • Designed for Use
  • Pragmatic Thinking and Learning
  • Seven Databases in Seven Weeks
  • Technical Blogging
  • The Agile Samurai
  • The Passionate Programmer
  • Coders At Work
  • Gamestorming
  • Software Estimation
  • Kanban from David Andersson
  • Practices of an Agile Developer
  • Software Craftsmanship
  • Designing for emotion
  • Code Complete
  • Universal Principles of Design
  • Out of our Minds (Ken Robinson)
  • Valve handbook
  • Personal Kanban
  • 97 things every programmer/softwareArchitect should know
  • Apress - Pro LINQ in C# 2010
  • Seven Languages In Seven Weeks
  • Lifehacker book
  • Beautiful code
  • Something about linux
  • Something about python as sys admin/hacking
  • Reactive Extensions
  • Behavior driven development or Machine Specification
  • A book apart design books
  • Martin Fowlers!!!!!
  • Pro Net Best Practices
  • Read about NuGet
  • Read book about .NET dependency injection
  • Agile Practices, Patterns and Principles in C#
  • Implementation Patterns -> Kent Beck
  • Agile NET Development with SCRUM
  • Digital Art in Photoshop
  • The idea book
  • Professional TDD, wrox
  • HTML5 Game Development
  • Test driven development, ken bent.
  • Presentation Zen
  • Learning how to draw in 30 days
  • MoxyLand
  • ZooCity
  • The Book Thief
  • Daggerspell series
  • Game of Thrones and Philosophy.
  • wikinomics, macrowikinomics
  • The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers
  • The Art of Deception
  • David Allen - Making it all work, etc etc
  • The Natural Way To Draw