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My current reading list

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Below list is a self-reminder as well to see how I would feel when I look back at this list at a later time towards the end of the year.

Currently reading


  • Building Microservices by Sam Newman (published 2015)
  • Release It by Michael Nygard (published 2007)
  • The Docker Book by James Turnbull (published 2015)
  • Learning Spring Boot by Greg L. Turnquist (published 2014)
  • Pro AngularJS by Adam Freeman
  • Spring in Action by Craig Walls


  • Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton (published 2014)
  • The Software Paradox


  • Domain driven Design by Eric Evans (published 2003)
  • Making Things Happen by Scott Berkun (published 2008)
  • Leadership and self-deception by Arbinger Institute (published 2000)

Planned for 2015


  • DevOps: A Software Architect’s Perspective by Len Bass and Ingo Weber (published 2015)
  • Continuous Integration by Jez Humble (published 2010)
  • Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Poppendieck (published 2006)
  • NoSQL Distilled by Pramodkumar J. Sadalage und Martin Fowler (published 2012)


  • Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger (published 2005)
  • Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader by Brent Schlender (published 2015)
  • The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger (published 2012)
  • How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler (Autor), Charles Van Doren (published 1972)

Failed (started long back, still lying in the bookshelf unfinished)

  • Hadoop in Action by Chuck Lam
  • In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy (published 2011)


Colour code

Actively reading/Succesfully finished 


Occasionally reading  




Given up


Monday, February 17th, 2014
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