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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"

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Ask HN: Books you read in 2015?


1812Overture: A blast to read and great insight into the thinking of a great mind.

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Ask HN: Book Recommendations?


Kenji: An excellent book with autobiographic content about Richard Feynman, contains many funny stories and interesting insights of this brilliant man.

Ask HN: Books you read in 2016?


lloeki: This is made of pure awesomesauce and perfectly captures the kind of spirit at the root of hackerdom.

mugsie: I have read and re-read Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! so many times over the years. It is a fantastic book.

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Ask HN: What book do you recommend everyone should read?


niosus: It is very motivating, witty and just great fun to read!

Ask HN: Books you wish you had read earlier?


smaddox: [...] because it gave me a model for how to enjoy life.

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Ask HN: What books have made the biggest impact on your mental models?


lackbeard: Up there with Hackers & Painters in its rate of insight & surprise per page.

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Ask HN: What are your favorite books of all time, and why?


stevenj: I loved this book for its humor, everyday practicality, how relatable it felt even without having a background in physics or knowledge about the pranks and experiments he conducted. ...

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