Sunday, April 10, 2005

My BookShelf

A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well simply because it was selling well.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The first thing i wanted to post here was the current set of books i have on my shelf... I would post a image of my bookshelf later... but now for the list arranged by category...


  • The Art of Computer Programming Vol 1 - Fundamental
    Algorithms by Donald E. Knuth

  • The Art of Computer Programming Vol 2 - Seminumerical
    Algorithms by Donald E. Knuth

  • eXtreme Programming eXplained by Kent Beck

  • The C Programming Language by Kerninghan and Ritchie

  • The C Answer Book by Tondo and Gimpel

  • The Unix Programming Environment by Kerninghan and Pike

  • PHP Developer's Cookbook

  • How Tomcat Works

  • Design Patterns

  • Computer Algorithm C++

  • TCP/IP Network Administration

  • Computer Networks by Andrew S Tanenbaum

  • The Mythical Man Month

  • DB2 Certification Guide for Exam 700 - Family Fundamentals

  • A Comprehensive Guide to C++

  • Data Structures and Program Design

  • Professional Jakarta Struts (Programmer to Programmer) by
    James Goodwill, Richard Hightower


  • The Da Vinci Code

  • Angels and Demons

  • The Eleventh Commandment

  • Kane and Abel

  • The Prodigal Daughter

  • Tell me Your Dreams

  • The Rule of Four

  • If Tomorrow Comes

  • The Atlas Shrugged

Well this is about half the size of the list of books i have. I will update the list in a couple of days time with all the books i have at present... for now i will proceed to write on a few books that i have read...

Me on Books

I started this blog to write about the books that i have read and those which iam planning to read...

Reading is one of the things that i like doing very much... I read various categories of books, but fiction and technical (computers) right now comprises a big chunk... And I am wanting for quite some time to get back into Science, Non-fiction, Political, History and what they call classics... By the way i have started...

Talking about classics this famous quote by Mark Twain springs to mind...

"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and
nobody wants to read."

Another thing i want to add on each of my posts would be a good quote on books.

signing off now... only to be back with the list of books i will be writing about...