Category «Books»

Raymond Smullyan Books

As I mentioned in my previous post, I made an impulse purchase of 7 books by Raymond Smullyan from Amazon. Six of them arrived today, the remaining one book is not published yet. Here is the list of books that came today: Some Interesting Memories: A Paradoxical Life The Magic Garden of George B. And …

New Books

I got a 40% off coupon from Borders so I decided to indulge myself a bit. Unfortunately the coupon could not be used on Borders.com which meant I had only a limited choice that the stores offered. The Redmond store is a little better than other Borders stores I have been to, but still the …

Algorithms in a Nutshell

Authors George Heineman, Gary Pollice and Stanley Selkow have written a very promising book – Algorithms in a Nutshell – published by O’Reilly. The authors are professors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The hardcopy will be available on October 21, 2008, but the book is already available on Safari. The table of contents : Part …

Apress books in Safari

Apress books used to be published online through Books 24×7, but now they are available in Safari as well. Apress has some nice books and I already have a Safari account, so this is great news for me.

Jolt Awards 2007 Finalists

The books: General Books   Beautiful Code Edited by Andy Oram and Greg Wilson O’Reilly Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software by David Rice Addison-Wesley Professional Manage It!: Your Guide to Modern Pragmatic Project Management by Johanna Rothman Pragmatic Bookshelf Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun O’Reilly Outside In Software Development by Carl Kessler …

Eight books for $6

This weekend I picked up 8 books for $6 from the King County library used book sale. One of the best deals I ever got 🙂 Emma – Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen The Mother Tongue – Bill Bryson Les Miserables – Victor Hugo Dont sweat the small stuff – and its …