MY BOOKS

Updated 4-may-2015 / The read section is still incomplete

Wish list

Type

Title

Self Development

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Technical
Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#

Currently reading

Type

Title

Management and leadership

The Tipping Point

 

Technical

Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust

Read*

*Incomplete list, most of the technical books are missing at the moment

Type

Title

Comment

Management and leadership Chess Not Checkers Like a mini – Phoenix Project but for leadership and management, short and fun.
Management and leadership

The E-Myth Revisited

Very good, lots of good tips and insights about  running a business. This book is not only about entrepreneurship but companies in general. 
History / Economics

Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle

Good read, lots of interesting anecdotes and historic events to get a bit of understanding of this part of the world
SciFi Influx A must read, excellent book
Management and leadership The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win Quite good, very funny picture of most of my customers
SciFi The Martian: A Novel If the novel prizes are still a thing the author of this book should get at least 5 of them for this book. Absolutely amazing
SciFi Space Prison Great history on a very interesting possible future
SciFi Rogue Code: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 3) The stakes keep getting higher for Jeff, and Mark’s style gets only better
Health The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram your genes for effortless weight loss, vibrant health and boundless energy (Primal Blueprint Series) Well written and researched health advice, quite good and VERY LONG!
SciFi Ender’s Game (The Ender Quartet series Book 1) So glad I read the book before the movie. The movie is crap, this book is absolutely amazing
SciFi Operation Desolation: A Short Story (Jeff Aiken Series) A short one but entertaining
SciFi Kill Decision Action packed SciFi triller, loved it
SciFi Trojan Horse: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 2) The timing for this book is almost uncomfortable, it’s like is not SciFi but current events
Technical / Management Effective Programming: More Than Writing Code A must read for everyone in the industry
SciFi Dune A classic! Very well narrated story.
Technical The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master Is there’s a bible for programmers, this is the one
SciFi

Lucifer’s Hammer

Ah, this post apocalyptic story really got me thinking about the what ifs of a catastrophic event, how to preserve the knowledge, the technology, and stay alive!
Health Deadly Harvest: The Intimate Relationship Between Our Heath and Our Food If you only read one book about health, this one will change your life
Business / Management Rework Nice short read, good advice
SciFi Zero Day: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 1) Looks like the beginning of an amazing zaga
Technical / Reference Software Testing: An ISTQB-ISEB Foundation Guide I just bought it to study for the certification exam, good information here however
SciFi

Foundation

A must read. The universe in this book is absolutely inspiring, loved it.
Politics

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

An eye opener about the sad reality of our society
SciFi

Pandora’s Star (The Commonwealth Saga Book 1)

Very immersive SciFi, really puts your mind to spin with an amazing universe, very entertaining and inspiring
Health Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It Very good information, however I liked more Deadly Harvest
SciFi Freedom (TM) (Daemon Book 2) This series is the best SciFi I have read. Sometimes looks more like reality than SciFi, a very scary reality
SciFi Daemon The best SciFi, period.

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