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List of famous technical books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular technical books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best technical novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

This list below has a variety of books in it, from Java Phrasebook to XML Pocket Reference.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best technical books?" and "What are the most famous technical books?"

Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable technical titles on Amazon with just one click.

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Compilers: Principles, Techniq... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools Ravi Sethi, Alfred Aho, Jeffrey Ullman

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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Java Phrasebook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
Java Phrasebook Timothy Fisher

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Learning Ruby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
Learning Ruby Michael James Fitzgerald

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Linux is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
Linux Richard Petersen

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Ruby Pocket Reference is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
Ruby Pocket Reference Michael James Fitzgerald

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The Art & Science of JavaScrip... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
The Art & Science of JavaScript James Edwards, Ara Pehlivanian, Christian Heilmann

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The Semantic Web: A Guide to t... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels

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XML Pocket Reference is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Technical Books and Novels
XML Pocket Reference Simon St. Laurent, Michael James Fitzgerald