Must Read Books for an IT Professional

A Listmania! list by Abdul Jaleel K (Bangalore, India)
The list author says: "Its important to be a "LinchPin" at work, and the books listed here will help you become a "LinchPin"."
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
1.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
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  "This book teaches you how to be Indispensable"
$9.32   Used & New from: $2.95
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The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
2.  The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition) by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
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  "A landmark work in the software project management"
$28.45   Used & New from: $11.83
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (247 customer reviews)

Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition
3.  Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition by Steve McConnell
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  "Take a strategic approach to software construction—and produce superior products"
$33.34   Used & New from: $16.33
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (242 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art (Developer Best Practices)
4.  Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art (Developer Best Practices) by Steve McConnell
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  "The Art of Software Estimation"
$29.68   Used & New from: $5.08
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
5.  Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Richard Helm
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  "The quintessential of programming design patters."
$37.88   Used & New from: $19.33
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The Professional
6.  The Professional by Subroto Bagchi
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  "Teaches you the qualities of a Professional"
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A book to rapidly help your career as a Software Developer 0 Jul 29, 2010
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What's so great about this book? 5 Feb 24, 2010
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Compare with first edition 1 Jun 14, 2006
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