Please note: A book rating is given out of 5. Rating should not be interpreted as *a measure of how good the book is*. Rather, it should be interpreted as *a measure of the effectiveness of the book on me*.

Topic | Title | Author(s) | Rating |
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Mathematics | |||

Calculus | Thomas' Calculus | George B. Thomas et al. | 6 |

Algebra | Higher Algebra | H. S. Hall, S. R. Knight | 5 |

Algebra | Higher Algebra | S. Barnard, J. M. Child | 5 |

Trigonometry | Plane Trigonometry | S. L. Loney | 5 |

Geometry | Co-ordinate Geometry | S. L. Loney | 5 |

Mathematicians | Men of Mathematics | E. T. Bell | 5 |

Encylopedia of mathematics | Encyclopedia of Mathematics | Eric Weisstein | 5 |

History of mathematics | The World of Mathematics | James R. Newman | 5 |

Linear algebra | Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications | Howard Anton, Chris Rorres | 5 |

Mathematics writing | Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences | Nicholas J. Higham | 5 |

Mathematics writing | LATEX Notes | J. Kenneth Shultis | 5 |

Discrete mathematics | Concrete Mathematics | Ronald L. Graham et al. | 5 |

Engineering mathematics | Higher Engineering Mathematics | B. S. Grewal | 5 |

Mathematical discoveries | The Math Book | Clifford A. Pickover | 5 |

Probability | Theory and Problems of Probability | Seymour Lipschutz | 4 |

Calculus | Calculus in One Variable | I. A. Maron | 4 |

Numerical analysis | Introductory Methods of Numerical Analysis | Shankar S. Sastry | 4 |

Practical mathematics | Real-Life Math | Evan M. Glazer, John McConnell | 2 |

Mathematical Puzzles | |||

Mathematical puzzles | Ingenious Mathematical Problems and Methods | L. A. Graham | 6 |

Mathematical puzzles | Brain Teasers | Ravi Narula | 5 |

Mathematical puzzles | Mathematical Puzzles | Peter Winkler | 5 |

Mathematical puzzles | The Moscow Puzzles | Boris A. Kordemsky | 5 |

Logical paradoxes | Paradoxes from A to Z | Michael Clark | 5 |

Pea and the Sun puzzle | The Pea and the Sun | Leonard M. Wapner | 5 |

Mathematical puzzles | Impossible? Surprising Solutions to Counterintuitive Conundrums | Julian Havil | 4 |

Mathematical problems | Famous Puzzles of Great Mathematicians | Miodrag S. Petkovic | 4 |

Mathematical puzzles | My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles | Martin Gardner | 4 |

Mathematical puzzles | Puzzles to Puzzle You | Shakuntala Devi | 4 |

Mathematical puzzles | A Mathematical Mosaic | Ravi Vakil | 4 |

Probability problems | Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability and Statistics | Frederick Mosteller | 4 |

Probability puzzles | Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers | Paul J. Nahin | 4 |

Randomization puzzles | Digital dice | Paul J. Nahin | 4 |

Monty Hall | The Monty Hall Problem | Jason Rosenhouse | 4 |

Mathematical problems | Amusements in Mathematics | Henry Ernest Dudeney | 4 |

Paradoxes | The Liar Paradox and the Towers of Hanoi | Marcel Danesi | 3 |

Mathematical essays | Mathematical Circus | Martin Gardner | 3 |

Mathematical puzzles | More Puzzles | Shakuntala Devi | 3 |

Mathematical puzzles | Nonplussed!: Mathematical Proof of Implausible Ideas | Julian Havil | 3 |

Algorithms | |||

Algorithms | Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms | Anany Levitin | 6 |

Algorithms | Introduction to Algorithms | Thomas Cormen et al. | 5 |

Algorithms | The Algorithm Design Manual | Steven S. Skiena | 5 |

Computational geometry algorithms | Computational Geometry: Algorithms and Applications | Mark de Berg et al. | 5 |

Algorithms | Algorithms | Sanjoy Dasgupta et al. | 4 |

Theory of computation | Introduction to the Theory of Computation | Michael Sipser | 4 |

Algorithms | Fundamentals of Computer Algorithms | Ellis Horowitz et al. | 3 |

Algorithmic Puzzles | |||

Algorithmic problems | Problems on Algorithms | Ian Parberry, William Gasarch | 5 |

Programming problems | Elements of Programming Interviews | Adnan Aziz et al. | 5 |

Programming problems | Algorithms for Interviews | Adnan Aziz, Amit Prakash | 5 |

Algorithmic puzzles | Algorithmic Puzzles | Anany Levitin, Maria Levitin | 4 |

Programming interviews | Programming Interviews Exposed | John Mongan, Noah Suojanen | 4 |

Coding problems | Cracking the Coding Interview | Gayle Laakmann McDowell | 3 |

Computer Science | |||

Programming C | The C Programming Language | Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis Ritchie | 5 |

Programming C | The C Complete Reference | Herbert Schildt | 5 |

Programming C++ | The C++ Complete Reference | Herbert Schildt | 5 |

Programming Java | The Java Complete Reference | Herbert Schildt | 5 |

Data structures | Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in Java | Mark A. Weiss | 5 |

Theory of databases | Database Systems: The Complete Book | Garcia-Molina et al. | 5 |

Computer networks | Data Communications and Networking | Behrouz A. Forouzan | 5 |

Computer networks | Computer Networks | Andrew S. Tanenbaum | 5 |

Computer architecture | Computer Organization and Design | David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy | 5 |

Operating system | Operating System Concepts | Abraham Silberschatz et al. | 4 |

Science | |||

Origin of life | What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology | Addy Pross | 6 |

Physics | University Physics with Modern Physics | Hugh Young, Roger Freedman | 6 |

Einstein's relativity | An Illustrated Guide to Relativity | Tatsu Takeuchi | 6 |

Science concepts | One, Two, Three, ... Infinity | George Gamow | 5 |

Cosmology | Black Holes, Wormholes, and Time Machines | Jim Al-Khalili | 5 |

Physics | Concepts of Physics (Parts I, II) | H. C. Verma | 5 |

Cosmology | A Brief History of Time | Stephen Hawking | 4 |

Scientific method | A Beginner's Guide to Scientific Method | Stephen S. Carey | 4 |

Einstein's relativity | Relativity Simply Explained | Martin Gardner | 4 |

Universe theories | Parallel Worlds | Michio Kaku | 3 |

Beliefs | What We Believe But Cannot Prove | ed. John Brockman | 3 |

Modern physics ideas | Hidden in Plain Sight | Andrew Thomas | 3 |

God and Religion | |||

God | God: The Failed Hypothesis | Victor J. Stenger | 5 |

God, religion | 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God | Guy P. Harrison | 5 |

God, religion | The God Delusion | Richard Dawkins | 5 |

Personality Development | |||

Belief | The Power of Your Subconscious Mind | Joseph Murphy | 6 |

People skills | How to Win Friends and Influence People | Dale Carnegie | 6 |

Happy living | Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and It's All Small Stuff | Richard Carlson | 6 |

Imagination | Think and Grow Rich | Napolean Hill | 5 |

Avoiding procrastination | Eat That Frog | Brian Tracy | 5 |

Spirituality | Tales and Parables of Sri Ramakrishna | Ramakrishna | 4 |

Happy living | Who Will Cry When You Die? | Robin Sharma | 4 |

(Auto)Biographies | |||

Thomas Alva Edison | Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? | Margaret Frith | 6 |

Marie Curie | Who Was Marie Curie? | Megan Stine | 6 |

Martin Luther King Jr. | Who was Martin Luther King Jr.? | Bonnie Bader | 5 |

Annie Frank | Who was Annie Frank? | Ann Abramson | 5 |

Paramahamsa Yogananda | An Autobiography of a Yogi | Paramahamsa Yogananda | 4 |

Sri M. | Apprenticed to a Himalayan Master | Sri M. | 4 |

Franklin Roosevelt | Who was Franklin Roosevelt? | Margaret Frith | 4 |

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Who was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? | Yona Zeldis McDonough | 4 |

Abraham Lincoln | Who was Abraham Lincoln? | Janet Pascal | 1 |

Communication | |||

Presentation | The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs | Carmine Gallo | 6 |

Conversations | Difficult Conversations | Douglas Stone et al. | 6 |

Storytelling | Made to Stick | Chip Heath, Dan Heath | 5 |

Presenting | HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations | HBR | 5 |

Visualizing data | The Truthful Art | Alberto Cairo | 5 |

English vocabulary | Word Power Made Easy | Norman Lewis | 5 |

Everyday writing | Writing That Works | Kenneth Roman, Joel Raphaelson | 3 |

Entrepreneurship | |||

Entrepreneurship | Entreleadership | Dave Ramsey | 6 |

Raising investments | The Art of Startup Fundraising | Alejandro Cremades | 4 |

Addictive products | Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products | Nir Eyal | 4 |

Entrepreneurship beliefs | The Entrepreneurship Mind | Kevin D. Johnson | 2 |

Business | |||

Marketing plan | The 1-Page Marketing Plan | Allan Dib | 5 |

Business mentality | The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success | Brian Tracy | 5 |

Strategy | Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs | David B. Yoffie | 4 |

Salesperson attitude | The Psychology of Selling | Brian Tracy | 4 |

Salary negotiation | Fearless Salary Negotiation | Josh Doody | 4 |

Entrepreneur experiences | Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish | Rashmi Bansal | 3 |

Marketing | Growth Hacker Marketing | Ryan Holiday | 3 |

Marketing | Marketing | Brian Tracy | 3 |

Marketing | Growth Hacking Techniques, Disruptive Technology | Robert Peters | 2 |

Economics | |||

Business, money, tax | How an Economy Grows and Why It Doesn't? | Irwin A. Schiff | 6 |

Microeconomics | Cartoon Introduction to Economics: Volume 1 | Grady Klein, Yoram Bauman | 6 |

Economics | Microeconomics Made Simple | Austin Frakt, Mike Piper | 2 |

Getting Rich | |||

Financial intelligence | Rich Dad, Poor Dad | Robert T. Kiyosaki | 6 |

Entrepreneurship, money | Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money, & Life | Kevin O'Leary | 5 |

Saving money | Cold Hard Truth: On Men, Women, & Money | Kevin O'Leary | 5 |

Investing | What Every Indian Should Know Before Investing | Vinod Pottayil | 5 |

Cryptocurrency basics | Cryptocurrency Investing Decoded | James Howard | 1 |

Nation Building | |||

Compassionate capitalism | A Better India, A Better World | N. R. Narayana Murthy | 4 |

Psychology | |||

How we think | Seeking Wisdom | Peter Bevelin | 5 |

Psychology facts | Psych 101: Psychology Facts, Basics, Statistics, Tests, and More | Paul Kleinman | 4 |

Philosophy | |||

Self, ultimate reality | Aatma Bodha | Shankaracharya, Svarupa Chaitanya | 6 |

Philosophy problems | 101 Philosophy Problems | Martin Cohen | 4 |

Philosophers' views | A Little History of Philosophy | Nigel Warburton | 4 |

Love and Family | |||

Expressing love | The 5 Love Languages | Gary Chapman | 6 |

Old Classics | |||

Indian epic | Eleyara Ramayana (Kannada) | Mai. Na. Nagaraja | 6 |

Ethical dilemmas | Vikram Betaal | Somadeva | 5 |

Indian epic | Ramayana | C. Rajagopalachari | 3 |

Indian epic | Mahabharata | C. Rajagopalachari | 3 |

Making Videos | |||

Steps in animation | Animated Storytelling | Liz Blazer | 4 |

Fiction | |||

Romantic story | Half Girlfriend | Chetan Bhagat | 3 |

Drama | The Great Indian Love Story | Ira Trivedi | 3 |