Today I decided to take a 10-minute walk around the office to see what my colleagues are doing. Can you imagine my surprise when I discovered that almost everyone was reading. I quickly turned on my camera and now you can see what sort of books make us tick.
Natalie, DBA maven – Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices by Ed Wilson. “This guide captures the field-tested tips, real-world lessons, and candid advice of practitioners across the range of business and technical scenarios and across the scripting life cycle.”
Mike, creative juice – Graphic Design Now by Charlotte and Peter Fiell. “What is your vision for the future of graphic design?”
Helen, marketing manager – Bit of a Blur: The Autobiography by Alex James. “A Bit of a Blur is as charming, funny, and deliciously disreputable as its author.”
Sergey, SEO wizard (black-and-white.org.ua) – The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management by Tom DeMarco. “The eye-opening approaches to management“.
Julia, sales and marketing rockstar – The Mammoth Book of Jokes by Geoff Tibbals. “The ultimate joke book.”
Eugene, all things .NET – .NET Framework Essentials by O’Reilly Media. “An objective, concise, no-nonsense overview.”
Misha (@shami13), PR manager and business analyst – iPad by Steve Jobs. “A magical window where nothing comes between you and what you love.”
Alex, yours truly – Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. “Inspiration is perishable.”
What are the books you have been reading lately?