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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Everything Must Go: Books

NOTE: This collection is now closed. Thanks for participating! -Paul

 

I've collected a lot of books over the years. Now I'd like to give them to you. Is there a catch? Yes. I just ask that you pay for postage, though I will try to send everything in the cheapest way possible. You don't pay until you get the book(s). You can pay via PayPal or check; I'll include instructions with the shipment. I will ship books outside the US, however you should note that international shipping is often more expensive and time consuming.

 

The books are all used (i.e. "read") but most are in at  least good or very good condition. All books are provided as-is and are described as accurately as possible.

 

If you'd like a book, please email me. Items are provided on a first come, first serve basis only. Sorry.

 

Note: Books that are already taken will be crossed-out. Books that are not given away here will be donated locally.

 

Please don't ask for books you don't want. And remember that books are heavy: Sometimes shipping can get expensive.

 

Guide
PB = paperback, soft cover
HC = hard cover

 

Non-fiction books

A History of the American Revolution by John R. Alden (PB, worn cover)

Escape to Ireland by Simon Russell/Anto Howard (HC)

The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston MD (HC)  

A Man on the Moon by Andrew Chaikin (PB)

Jarhead by Anthony Swofford (HC)

Oak Island Secrets by Mark Finnan

The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Empire (PB)

The Shangri-La Diet by Seth Roberts PHD (HC)

 

Fiction books

Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll (PB)

Drawing of the Three by Stephen King (large format PB, old)

Interface by Stephen Bury (PB)

Pet Sematary by Stephen King (HC, book club edition)

The Dark Tower The Gunslinger by Stephen King (PB, large format)

The Serpent Club by Tom Coffey (HC)

Calculating God by Robert J. Sawyer (PB)

Four Past Midnight by Stephen King (HC)

Loop by Koji Suzuki (HC)
The Magic of Xanth by Piers Anthony (HC, old book club edition)

 

Computer industry books

Free for All - How Linux and the Open Source Movement Undercut the High Tech Titans by Peter Wayner (HC)

Internet Collapses and Other InfoWorld Punditry by Bob Metcalfe (PB)

Rebel Code - Inside Linux and the Open Source Revolution by Glyn Moody (HC)

The Joy of Linux - A Gourmet Guide to Open Source by Michael Hall and Brian Proffitt (HC)

Free As In Freedom - Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software by Sam Williams (HC)

Open Source The Unauthorized White Papers by Donald Rosenberg (PB)

The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison (*God Doesn't Think He's Larry Ellison) by Mike Wilson (PB)

From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog - A History of the Software Industry by Martin Campbell-Kelly (HC) A Quarter Century of UNIX by Peter H. Salus

Accidental Empires - How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date by Robert X. Cringley (PB)

All The Rave - The Rise and Fall of Shawn Fanning's Napster by Joseph Menn (HC)

Approaching Zero - The Extraordinary World of Hackers, Phreakers, Virus Writers, and Keyboard Criminals by Mungo and Clough (HC)

Big Blues - The Unmaking of IBM by Paul Carroll (HC)

Bill Gates Speaks by Janet Lowe (HC)

Computer Wars - The Fall of IBM and the Future of Global Technology by Ferguson and Morris (PB)

Direct from Dell - Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry by Michael Dell (HC)

Driving Digital - Microsoft and Its Customers Speak About Thriving in the Business Era by McDowell, Simon (HC)

Fumbling the Future - How Xerox Invented, Then Ignored, the First Personal Computer by Smith and Alexander (PB)

Game Over - How Nintendo Zapped American Industry, Captured Your Dollars, and Enslaved Your Children by David Sheff (HC)

Hacking the Xbox - An Introduction to Reverse Engineering by Andrew Huang (PB)

Half-Life 2: Raising the Bar by Valve (HC, oversized)

High Noon - The Inside Story of Scott McNealy and the Rise of Sun Microsystems by Karen Southwick (HC)

HIGH SCORE! The Illustrated History of Electronic Games by Demaris and Wilson (PB, large format)

Information Anxiety 2 by Richard Saul Wurman (PB)

Itanium Rising - Breaking Through Moore's Second Law of Computing Power by Carlson and Huck (PB)

Joystick Nation by J.C. Herz (HC)

Just for Fun - The Story of an Accidental Revolution by Linus Torvalds and David Diamond (HC)

Masters of DOOM - How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner (HC)

Microserfs by Douglas Coupland (HC) (fiction)

Stealing Time - Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Collapse of AOL Time Warner by Alec Klein

Sunburst - The Ascent of Sun Microsystems by Mark Hall and John Barry (PB)

The Dilbert Future - Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century by Scott Adams (HC)

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams (HC)

The Fiefdom Syndrom - The Turf Battles that Undermine Careers and Companies - And How to Overcome Them by Robert Herbold (HC)

The Human Interface - New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems by Jef Raskin

The Joy of Work - Dilbert's Guide to Finding Happiness by Scott Adams (HC)

The Making of Microsoft - How Bill Gates and His Team Created the World's Most Successful Software Company by Ichbiah and Knepper (HC, plastic cover)

The Road Ahead by Bill Gates (HC, no CD-ROM)

ThinkPad - A Different Shade of Blue by Dell and Purdy (HC)

Where Wizards Stay Up Late - The Origins of the Internet by Hafner and Lyon

Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround by Louis Gerstner (HC, spine a bit crooked)

World War 3.0 - Microsoft and Its Enemies by Ken Auletta (HC)

The Software Conspiracy - Why Software Companies Put Out Faulty Products, How They Can Hurt You, and What You Can Do About It by Mark Minasi (HC)

 

Newer Microsoft Press books

Configuring Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Self-Paced Training Kit (MCTS 70-236)

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Self-Paced Training Kit (MCTS 70-643)

Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator's Companion

Understanding IPv6 2nd Edition

Windows Administration Productivity Solutions for IT Professionals Resource Kit

Windows Group Policy: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Resource Kit

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Resource Kit

Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

Windows Server 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP)

Windows Server 2008 Security Resource Kit

Windows Server 2008 TCP/IP Protocols and Services Resource Kit

Windows Vista Step-By-Step Deluxe Edition


Microsoft Press books (many are older)

Home Networking with Windows XP Step by Step by Matthew Danda and Heather Brown (PB)

Windows Media Player 7 Handbook by Seth McEvoy (PB)

Windows Media Player for Windows XP Handbook by Seth McEvoy (PB)

Windows Movie Maker Handbook (Windows Me) by Birney, Lichtenberg, McEvoy (PB)

Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit (3 PBs, CD in HC case)

Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit (PB)

Windows 98 Resource Kit (PB)

Configuring Windows Vista Client Self-Paced Training Kit (MCTS Exam 70-620) by Ian McLean and Orin Thomas (HC) Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming by Jeffrey Richter (PB)

Creating Dynamic Presentations with Streaming Media by Lichtenberg and Travis (PB)

Easy Web Graphics by Julie King (PB)

Encyclopedia of Networking 2nd Edition by Tulloch and Tulloch (HC)

Faster Smarter HTML & XML by Michael Morrison (PB)

Introducing Windows Server 2003 by Jerry Honeycutt (PB)

Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Windows Vista Client for Consumer Support Technicians Self-Paced Training Kit (MCITP Exam 70-623) by Anil Desai (PB)

This Wired Home - The Microsoft Guide to Home Networking 2nd Edition by Alan Nelbauer (PB)

Threat Modeling by Frank Swiderski and Window Snyder (PB)

Windows XP Plain & Simple by Joyce and Moon (PB)

Windows XP Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek (PB)

Windows XP Step by Step Limited Edition by Online Training Systems (PB)

 

Mostly older computer and software books

Applied .NET by Sorensen, Shepperd, Roberts, and Williams (PB)

iMovie HD 6 & iDVD 6 Visual Quickstart Guide (color) by Jeff Carlson (PB)

Preparing for .NET Enterprise Technologies by Ruest, Ruest (PB)

Red Hat Linux 8 Bible by Christopher Negus (PB)

The Windows XP/2000 Answer Book by John Savill (PB)

User-Centered Website Development: A Human-Computer Interaction Approach by McCracken, Wolfe (PB)

Windows .NET Server Security by Pelkari, Fogle (PB)

Windows 2000 Secrets by Brown, Kratofil, Livingston (PB)

Windows Me Secrets by Straub and Livingston (PB)

Windows Millennium the Missing Manual by David Pogue (PB)

Windows XP in An Instant by Maran Graphics (PB)

Windows XP Secrets by Curt Simmons (PB)

PC Annoyance 2nd Edition by Steve Bass (PB)

Pragmatic ADO. NET - Data Access for the Internet World by Shawn Wildermuth (PB)

C# and the .NET Platform by Andrew Troelsen (PB)

C# Developer's Guide to ASP .NET, XML, and ADO .NET by McManus and Kinsman (PB)

C# Primer A Practical Approach by Stanley Lippman (PB)

.NET Framework Programmer's Reference by Dan Rahmel (PB)

.NET Mobile Web Developer's Guide by Milory, etc. (PB)

.NET Web Services by Keith Ballinger (PB)

50 Ways to Create Cool Pictures with Photoshop Elements 2.0 by Dave Huss (PB)

A Programmer's Introduction to C# by Eric Gunnerson (PB)

CODE by Charles Petzold (HC)

Degunking Windows by Jodi Ballew and Jeff Duntemann (PB)

The Design of OS/2 by Deitel and Kogan (HC)

Designing CSS Web Pages by Christopher Schmidt (PB)

Designing with Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman (PB)

Developing Applications with Visual Studio .NET by Richard Grimes (PB)

Essential .NET Volume 1 by Don Box with Christopher Sells

Essential ASP .NET with Examples in C# by Fritz Onion (PB)

Essential ASP .NET with Examples in Visual Basic .NET by Fritz Onion (PB)

Essential XML Quick Reference - A Programmer's Reference to XML, XPath, XSLT, XML Schema, SOAP, and More by Skonnard and Gudgin (PB)

Hello World(s)! From Code to Culture: A 10 Year Celebration of Java Technology (HC)

Home Networking for Dummies by Kathy Ivens (PB)

HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS Visual QuickStart Guide 5th Edition by Castro

Inside Windows NT Second Edition by David A. Solomon (PB)

Just Enough Wireless Networking by Ian Hayes (PB)

Learning Unix for Mac OS X by Taylor and Peek (PB)

Linux for Windows Addicts by Michael Joseph Miller (PB)

Microsoft .NET for Programmers by Fergal Grimes

Programming in the .NET Environment by Watkins, Hammond, Abrams (PB)

The 8086 Primer - An Introduction to Its Architecture, System Design and Programming (from 1980!) (PB)

The Art of UNIX Programming by Eric S. Raymond (PB)

Understanding .NET - A Tutorial and Analysis by David Chappell (PB)

Visual Basic .NET Primer Plus by Jack Purdum

Windows Server Undocumented Solutions by Serdar Yegulalp (PB)

Windows Vista Pocket Reference by Preston Gralla (PB)

Windows XP for Dummies by Andy Rathbone (PB)

XML Pocket Reference by Robert Eckstein (PB)

Microsoft Outlook Programming by Sue Mosher (PB)

Web Standards Solutions, The Markup and Style Handbook by Dan Cederholm (PB)

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