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What books did you read last year - 2007?

Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
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What books did you read last year - 2007? (all types, not just IT books)

What color is your parachute - for retirement
What color is your parachute - for teens
UML Distilled
Agile Software Development
SCEA by Mark Cade
Head First PMP

...Ill add if I remember any later

Please post your list too.
Doug Slattery
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Joined: Sep 15, 2007
Posts: 294
Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML
CSS Mastery - Advanced Web Standards Solutions
The C++ Programming Language 3rd Edition - Stroustrup
Head First Java
SCJP Study Guide 5.0
Gang of Four Design Patterns
Javascript - O'reilly
Head Rush AJAX
Apache Server Unleashed - Sams
The Definitive Guide to MySQL
Head First Servlets & JSP

I'm sort of on an unofficial sabbatical sharpening my skills


-- Nothing is impossible if I'mPossible
amit punekar
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Joined: May 14, 2004
Posts: 544
Head First Servlets and JSP
Head First EJB
Hibernate in action
IBM Websphere Redbooks about RAD and Websphere mgmt

Five Point Someone and One night @ call center by Chetan bhagat
Harry potter and half blood prince ( Yet to read deathly hallows though its been ages since it is published)
Other marathi(native language) books

Chetan Parekh
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Tactics by Edward De Bono
The Secret
The Painted House
The Innocent Man
Autobiography of Gandhi
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari � Leadership Wisdom
2 Gujarati Title
Bhagavad Gita
How to talk to anyone?

Core J2EE Design Pattern
Mastering Hibernate
Mastering Struts 1.1
Effective Java
Java K&B
Core JSF
[ January 14, 2008: Message edited by: Chetan Parekh ]

My blood is tested +ve for Java.
Ashok Mash
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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
Posts: 1936
The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
A Walk in the woods - Bill Bryson
Down Under - Bill Bryson
Fermat's Last theorem - Simon Singh
A Good life: The guide to ethical living
One or two Malayalam titles
and a book about Polar exploration (can't remember its name..!)

Just realized that I didn't read any technical books last year!

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Raghavan Muthu
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Joined: Apr 20, 2006
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One book worth mentioning is A Monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma

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Joe Harry
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Joined: Sep 26, 2006
Posts: 10032

I only read technical book. Last year I read the ones below,

Java and XML

Beginning Hibernate from Novice to Professional

J2EE Web Services

SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 - Hints for you, Certified Scrum Master
Did a rm -R / to find out that I lost my entire Linux installation!
Sergio Tridente
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Joined: Mar 22, 2007
Posts: 329

These are the ones I can recall right now:

Head First Servlets and JSP
Cuentos completos by Abelardo Castillo (spanish)
Papeles de Recienvenido (spanish)
Il barone rampante (italian)
Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno (italian)
Cosmicomiche (italian)
Se una notte d'inverno un viaggiatore (italian)
La chartreuse de Parma (french)
Les conqu�rants (french

And these ones I have began in 2007 and I am still reading:
Uno, nessuno et centomilla (italian)
Le mur (french)
Marcovaldo (italian)

SCJP 1.4 (88%) - SCJP 5.0 Upgrade (93%) - SCWCD 1.4 (97%) - SCBCD 5.0 (98%)
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