Saturday, December 3, 2011

Books I like

This list is a work in progress...  Might add brief reviews later...

Interview Questions:
Heard On The Street (Timothy Falcon Crack)
A Practical Guide to Quant Interviews (Xinfeng Zhou)

The Art of Computer Programming by Donald E. Knuth

The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb
The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigel
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton Christensen

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (very difficult, though interesting, read)
Godel, Escher, Bach and Meta-magical Themas by Douglas Hofstadter
When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein
Five Equations That Changed The World by Michael Guillen
A Demon of Our Own Design by Richard Bookstaber

Siddhartha, Magister Ludi by Hermann Hesse

The Dune Series by Frank Herbert
Lord of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Hyperion Cantos by Dan Simmons
Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Poirot Series by Agatha Christie

Other favorite authors include (books too many to list above): Alastair Reynolds, P.G. Wodehouse, Alistair MacLean, Frederick Forsythe, Sidney Sheldon, ...