Good books in computer science?

Simon Forman sajmikins at
Mon Jun 29 03:24:28 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 11:49 AM, koranthala<koranthala at> wrote:
> Hi all,
>    I do understand that this is not a python question and I apologize
> for that straight up.
>    But I am a full time follower of this group and I have seen very
> very brilliant programmers and solutions.
>    I also want to be a good programmer - so this question.
>    Which are the classic books in computer science which one should
> peruse?
>    I have  (a) Code Complete (b) GOF (c) Art of programming.
>    Art of programming was too tough for me - and I couldnt understand
> much. The other two were good books - I understood and implemented
> quite a bit from both.
>    What are the other books which I should peruse?
> Regards
> K


I.e. "The Art of Computer Programming" by Prof. Knuth

Your library should have a copy (it's a multi-volume opus), if not
consider donating yours after you read them.

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