Here is my reading list, which I update from time to time:

Rory’s bookshelf: read

Expert C Programming: Deep C Secrets
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Capitalism and Freedom
Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader
Den of Thieves
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of  Paul Erdős and the Search for Mathematical Truth
The Undercover Economist
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
Open Sources
Meta Math!: The Quest for Omega
The Great Crash of 1929
When Genius Failed: The Rise And Fall Of Long Term Capital Management
Accidental Empires
The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence
Accelerated C++: Practical Programming by Example

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