Summary: This was the year of David Foster Wallace. I tried to read/listen/absorb everything I could find on his work.

Reading List 2012

  • Continuous delivery and DevOps A Quickstart Guide - Paul Swartout
  • DevOps for Developers - Michael Hüttermann
  • Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West- Cormac McCarthy
  • Both Flesh and Not: Essays - David Foster Wallace
  • Listen to This - Alex Ross
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love - Cal Newport
  • The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns - Issenberg, Sasha
  • Telegraph Avenue - Chabon, Michael
  • Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age - Johnson, Steven
  • Leaving the Atocha Station - Ben Lerner
  • Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind - Alex Stone
  • Understanding David Foster Wallace - Marshall Boswell
  • Consider David Foster Wallace: Critical Essays - David Hering
  • Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace - D.T. Max
  • Elegant Complexity - Greg Carlisle
  • Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace
  • David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest - Stephen J. Burn
  • Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing - Neal Stephenson
  • The Book of Drugs: A Memoir - Mike Doughty
  • Team Geek: A Software Developer’s Guide to Working Well with Others - Brian W. Fitzpatrick
  • Ship It!: A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects - Jared Richardson
  • The Developer’s Code: What Real Programmers Do - Ka Wai Cheung
  • Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself - Rich Roll
  • No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
  • The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  • Girl With Curious Hair - David Foster Wallace
  • Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume 1 - Gareth Loy
  • The Legacy of David Foster Wallace - Samuel Cohen
  • Code Simplicity: The Science of Software Development - Max Kanat-Alexander
  • Fitness for Geeks: Real Science, Great Nutrition, and Good Health - Bruce W. Perry
  • The Art of Fielding - Chad Harbach
  • Oblivion: Stories - David Foster Wallace
  • The Broom of the System - David Foster Wallace
  • Suttree - Cormac McCarthy
  • Conversations with David Foster Wallace - Stephen J. Burn
  • The Sugar Frosted Nutsack - Mark Leyner
  • The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret - Kent Hartman
  • My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist - Mark Leyner
  • The Tetherballs of Bougainville - Mark Leyner
  • Managing Infrastructure with Puppet - James Loppe
  • Pragmatic Version Control Using Git - Travis Swicegood
  • Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman - Dave Hoover
  • Et Tu, Babe - Mark Leyner
  • Tooth Imprints on a Corn Dog - Mark Leyner
  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men - David Foster Wallace
  • Motti - Asaf Schurr
  • The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Pale King - David Foster Wallace
  • A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace
  • On Writing - Stephen King
  • Spiderland - Scott Tennent
  • Consider the Lobster and Other Essays - David Foster Wallace
  • Achieving Business Value from Technology: A Practical Guide for Today’s Executive - Tony Murphy
  • Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace - David Lipsky
  • The Elements of Style - William Strunk
  • Skippy Dies - Paul Murray


Published

18 December 2012

Tags