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Leseliste

Stand 08/2020

Hier ist eine große und breite Auswahl an Werken zu finden, um Neues zu entdecken, einen “Blick über den Tellerrand” zu werfen oder einfach nur zu entspannen. Die Reihenfolge der Gruppen und Werke stellt hierbei keine Wertung dar.

Wer (scheinbar) nur sehr wenig Zeit hat: Meine Top \(n+1\) sind fett markiert, wobei dies eine sehr schwierige Auswahl ist.

Die Gruppen und Zuteilungen müssen bei Gelegenheit noch überarbeitet werden.

Informatik/Entwicklung/Technologie

  • Donald E. Knuth: Literate Programming
  • Donald E. Knuth: The Art of Computer Programming (Serie)
  • Robert C. Martin: Clean Code
  • Steve Maguire: Writing Solid Code
  • Steve McConnell: Code Complete
  • Andrew Hunt; David Thomas: The Pragmatic Programmer
  • Erich Gamma; Richard Helm; Ralph E. Johnson: Design Patterns – The Elements of Reusable Software
  • Jon Bentley: Programming Pearls
  • Alistair Cockburn: Agile Software Development
  • Dennis E. Shasha; Cathy A. Lazere: Out of their Minds – The Lives and Discoveries of 15 Great Computer Scientists
  • Henry S. Warren: Hacker’s Delight
  • Gayle Laakmann McDowell: Cracking the Coding Interview

Methodik

  • David Allen: Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • Stephen R. Covey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
  • Darrel Huff: How to Lie with Statistics
  • Walter Krämer: So lügt man mit Statistik
  • Walter Krämer: Statistik verstehen: Eine Gebrauchsanweisung
  • John Allen Paulos: Innumeracy – Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences
  • George Pòlya: How to Solve It
  • Gene Zelazny: Say It With Charts – The Executives’s Guide to Visual Communication
  • Barbara Minto: The Pyramid Principle – Logic in Writing and Thinking
  • Lawrence Weinstein; John A. Adam: Guesstimation – Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin
  • Edward R. Tufte: Visual Display of Quantitative Information
  • Cal Newport: Deep Work – Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
  • Jocko Willink: Discipline Equals Freedom – Field Manual
  • James Clear: Atomic Habits – An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones
  • Carlo M. Cipolla: The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity
  • Jocko Willink; Dave Berke; Sarah Armstrong: The Code. The Evaluation. The Protocols – Striving to Become an Eminently Qualified Human
  • Peter Bevelin: Seeking Wisdom – From Darwin to Munger (especially the chapter on “Prescriptions for Guaranteed Misery in Life”)

Projekte/Management/”Karriere”

  • Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.: The Mythical Man-Month
  • Tom DeMarco: The Deadline (A Novel about Project Management)
  • Tom DeMarco; Timothy Lister: Peopleware – Productive Projects and Teams
  • Tom DeMarco: Slack – Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency
  • Jack Welch; John A. Byrne: Jack – Straight from the Gut
  • Jack Welch; Suzy Wetlaufer: Winning – The Ultimate Business How-To Book
  • Gunter Dueck: Omnisophie – Supramanie – Topothesie
  • Gunter Dueck: Wild Duck – Empirische Philosophie der Mensch-Computer-Vernetzung
  • Peter Modler: Das Arroganz-Prinzip – So haben Frauen mehr Erfolg im Beruf
  • Gunter Dueck: Direktkarriere – Der einfachste Weg nach ganz oben
  • Wolfgang Schur; Günter Weick: Wahnsinnskarriere
  • Kerry Patterson; Joseph Grenny; Ron McMillan; Al Switzler: Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior
  • Jocko Willink; Leif Babin: Extreme Ownership – How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
  • Jocko Willink: Leadership Strategy and Tactics – Field Manual
  • Robert Greene: Power
  • Scott Adams: Loserthink – How Untrained Brains Are Ruining (America, the World)

Ethik/Strategie/Philosophie

  • Donald E. Knuth: Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About
  • Thomas Cleary; Taira Shigesuke: Code of the Samurai (Bushidô Shoshinshu)
  • Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince (Il Principe)
  • Miyamoto Musashi: A Book of Five Rings (Go Rin NoSho)
  • Inazô Nitobe: Bushidô (Die Seele Japans)
  • Sunzi/Sun Tzu: The Art of War (in verschiedenen Übersetzungen verfügbar und zu empfehlen)
  • Martin Cohen et al.: 99 moralische Zwickmühlen – Eine unterhaltsame Einführung in die Philosophie des richtigen Handelns
  • Seneca: Letters from a Stoic – Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium
  • Seneca: Von der Kürze des Lebens / On the Shortness of Life
  • Marcus Aurelius: Meditations (Marc Aurel: Selbstbetrachtungen / Wege zu sich selbst)
  • Alexander Solschenizyn: Der Archipel Gulag
  • Alexander Solschenizyn: Ein Tag im Leben des Iwan Denissowitsch
  • Nicolas Werth: Cannibal Island – Death in a Siberian Gulag
  • Viktor E. Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning (…trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen: Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager)
  • Jordan B. Peterson: 12 Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Antifragile – Things That Gain from Disorder
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Skin in the Game – Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Bed of Procrustes – Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
  • Primo Levi: Die Untergegangenen und die Geretteten
  • Primo Levi: Ist das ein Mensch?
  • Christopher Browning: Ordinary Men – Reserve Police Battalion 11 and the Final Solution in Poland (Ganz normale Männer – Das Reserve-Polizeibataillon 101 und die “Endlösung” in Polen)

Wirtschaft

  • Steven D. Levitt; Stephen J. Dubner: Freakonomics – A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
  • Steven D. Levitt; Stephen J. Dubner: Superfreakonomics
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Black Swan – The Impact of the Highly Improbable
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Fooled by Randomness – The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
  • Gunter Dueck: Lean Brain Management – Erfolg und Effizienzsteigerung durch Null-Hirn
  • Gunter Dueck: Aufbrechen! Warum wir eine Exzellenzgesellschaft werden müssen
  • Gunter Dueck: Professionelle Intelligenz – Worauf es morgen ankommt
  • Geraint Anderson: Cityboy – Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile
  • John Rolfe; Peter Troob: Monkey Business
  • Peter Thiel; Blake Masters: Zero to One – Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future
  • Benoît B. Mandelbrot: The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets – A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin and Reward

Sicherheit/Datenschutz/Politik

  • Ross J. Anderson: Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems
  • Bruce Schneier: Beyond Fear – Thinking Sensibly about Security in an Uncertain World
  • Bruce Schneier: Secrets and Lies – Digital Security in a Networked World
  • Bruce Schneier: Liers and Outliers
  • Bruce Schneier: Data and Goliath – The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
  • Glenn Greenwald: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
  • Glenn Greenwald: With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful
  • Edward Snowden: Permanent Record

Spaß

  • Scott Adams: Dilbert – The Joy of Work
  • Scott Adams: The Dilbert Future
  • Scott Adams: The Dilbert Principle
  • Scott Adams: The Way of the Weasel
  • Florian Schiel: Bastard Assistant from Hell (Serie)
  • Sterling Johnson: English as a Second F‡cking Language
  • Titania McGrath: Woke – A Guide to Social Justice

Allgemeines/Vermischtes

  • Robert Bringhurst: The Elements of Typographic Style
  • Richard P. Feynman: “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!” (Adventures of a Curious Character)
  • Robert McKee: Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting
  • Reinhold Messner: Everest Solo: Der gläserne Horizont
  • Neil Postman: Amusing Ourselves to Death (Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business)
  • Robert Cowley: “What If?” Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been
  • Mario Puzo: Las Vegas – Bekenntnisse eines Spielers
  • David Kushner: Masters of Doom (How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture)
  • David Kushner: Jacked – The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto
  • William Strunk; Elwyn Brookswhite: The Elements of Style
  • Bernhard Roetzel: Der Gentleman – Handbuch der klassischen Herrenmode
  • Randy Pausch; Jeffrey Zaslow: The Last Lecture
  • Randall Munroe: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
  • Arthur De Vany: The De Vany Diet
  • Jane McGonigal: Reality is Broken – Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
  • Stephen Hawking: A Brief History Of Time – From Big Bang To Black Holes
  • Scott Adams: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big – Kind of the Story of My Life
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Total Recall – My Unbelievably True Life Story
  • Joshua Foer: Moonwalking with Einstein – The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
  • Yuval Noah Harari: Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind
  • Neil Strauss: The Game – Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists
  • Tim Ferriss: Tools of Titans – The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
  • Robert Greene: Mastery
  • Baltasar Gracián: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Jocko Willink: Way of the Warrior Kid
  • Matthew Walker: Why We Sleep – The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
  • Andrew Roberts: Churchill – Walking with Destiny
  • Steven Pressfield: The War of Art – Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Verhandlungen/Persuasion

  • Robert B. Cialdini: Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion
  • Robert B. Cialdini: Pre-Suasion – A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
  • Daniel Kahneman: Thinking Fast and Slow
  • Anthony Robbins: Unlimited Power – The New Science of Personal Achievement
  • Gustave Le Bon: Psychologie der Massen
  • Scott Adams: Win Bigly – Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter
  • Carmen Simon: Impossible to Ignore
  • Roger Fisher; William Ury: Getting to Yes – Negotiating an Agreement without Giving In
  • William Ury: Getting Past No – Negotiating in Difficult Situations
  • Donald J. Trump;‎ Tony Schwartz: Trump – The Art of the Deal
  • Matthias Schranner: Das Schranner-Konzept – Die neuen Prinzipien für die Verhandlungen der Zukunft
  • Chris Voss: Never Split the Difference
  • Peter D. Kaufman; Charles T. Munger; Warren E. Buffett: Poor Charlie’s Almanack – The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger (especially the chapter on “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment”)
  • Dale Carnegie: How To Win Friends And Influence People

Romane

  • Cixin Liu: The Three-Body Problem (Serie)
  • Stephen King: The Dark Tower (Serie)
  • Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Andreas Eschbach: Ein König für Deutschland
  • Marc Elsberg: BLACKOUT
  • Kurt Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse-Five
  • George Orwell: Animal Farm
  • George Orwell: 1984
  • Dino Buzzati: Die Tatarenwüste
  • Erich Maria Remarque: Im Westen nichts Neues
  • Mika Toimi Waltari: Sinuhe der Ägypter
  • Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Umberto Eco: Der Name der Rose
  • Hermann Hesse: Siddhartha
  • Harper Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Series)
  • Heinrich Mann: Der Untertan
  • James Clavell: Tai-Pan
  • Alexandre Dumas: Der Graf von Monte Christo
  • Steven Pressfield: Gates of Fire
  • Kōji Suzuki: Ring (Series)
  • Morton Rhue: Die Welle
  • Richard Bach: Illusions – The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
  • Stephen King: It