nhumrich: Totally changed how I view budgeting/team management, etc. Helped me learn about my own productivity and how to improve it. Introducing flow and such to me. A lot of other books say... read comments

ereyes01: One of the most important books ever written on software engineering practice. Author Frederick Brooks won the Turing Award for this book and for his work on IBM's System/360... read comments

BFatts: A fantastic language-agnostic manual that still applies heavily today. read comments

DanHulton: One of the best books on programming style and function, backed up with actual research for the recommendations. read comments

i_dont_know_: Breaks down how to have what might otherwise be an uncomfortable conversation about anything. I really think everyone should read it. read comments

officemonkey: "Getting to Yes" is probably the shortest, most useful book I've ever read. If you have to negotiate anything, this book will help. I read it 22 years ago and it pays off regularly. read comments

jsgoller1: It's mainly geared towards Java and C/C++ programmers, but even as a DevOps engineer I'm finding a lot of it useful. read comments

tsaprailis: This in my opinion is a superb book if you are interested in statistics/philosophy. He presents the chaotic structure of our world and why extreme events are more common than we think. read comments

photon_lines: Great overall book on UI design which definitely had an effect on how I approach designing user interfaces read comments

myproductlaunch: Pretty much a must-read for anyone interested in sales, marketing, or "persuasion". However, even if you're not in that line of work it will blow you away. Lots of good examples and not a lot of fluff... read comments

apo: Would be an example from software architecture. It catalogs a couple of dozen patterns that recur in projects regardless of their specific domains. read comments

tashoecraft: Great CI/CD book disguised as a novel, inspired me to push heavily for an improved build/release pipeline at work. read comments

febin: Great book that offers practical advice on how to improve one's life and work through reflection and iteration. read comments

jonbarker: More general purpose problem solving but written by a mathematician and one of the best books I've ever read! read comments