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The essential reading list

One can spend a lifetime reading only a certain number of books. This list is to keep that reading focussed. The idea is taken from many engineering focussed reading lists, but I have added a bunch of books by myself too.

I will continue to update the list, both in terms of things left to read and the things I have read already.
How to Ask Questions the Smart Way, Eric S. RaymondThe Curse of the Gifted Programmer, Eric S. Raymond to Torvalds, 2000On Bike Shedding, Poul Hennink-Kamp, FreeBSD list, 1999No Silver Bullet, Fred Brooks (paper)How to become a Hacker, Eric S. RaymondHBR Guide to Managing up and AcrossSuddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around by Matuson, Roberta ChinskyPrinciples, Ray DahlioSapiens: A Brief History of HumankindEat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less TimeThe Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading InnovationThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleHooked: How to Build Habit-Forming ProductsLea…