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Books for Gill to Read

T. Ryan Arnold "Teknohed"
The list author says: "My buddy Gill asked for a list of good books. Figured I'd put it together on Amazon so he could read up on it."
Neuromancer
Neuromancer
"Classic Cyber punk novel.  After reading this, the Matrix is going to feel like a big rip off."
The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, Book 1)
The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, Book 1)
"I'm not really into Swords and Sorcery books, but this is a rare exception.  This guy riffs a lot on tolkein, but there is something compelling about this book."
Old Man's War
Old Man's War
"One of the Greatest Sci Fi novels I've ever read.  Sort of takes a Kurzweil approach to what happens to your soul as you grow old and what it means to be human.  It made me cry in a couple points."
The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier
The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier
"this one is a non fiction book, but I couldn't stop reading it.  Highly recommended."
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
"Hilarious book in the vein of douglas adams."
Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic
Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic
"another non fiction book about programmers of early computer RPGs.  I thought it was interesting.  Might be a little dry for you."
Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperium (Ciaphas Cain Novels)
Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperium (Ciaphas Cain Novels)
"If you must read a Warhammre 40k Novel, start with this one.  These are my favorite.  Funny and action packed.  A great read."
The Difference Engine (Spectra special editions)
The Difference Engine (Spectra special editions)
"A steam punk novel.  Great book.  totally fun."
The Reality Dysfunction (Night's Dawn Trilogy)
The Reality Dysfunction (Night's Dawn Trilogy)
"This trilogy is DENSE  three books, about 5000 pages.  Epic is the only way to describe it.  I want someone else to read it so I have someone to talk to about it."
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . . with Wings
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . . with Wings
The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted
The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted
"This one might be a little dated.  I read it in high school and loved it.  It's sort of sci fi comedy.  But it's worth looking into."
The Foundation Trilogy
The Foundation Trilogy
"One of the greats.  Right up there with Dune in my opinion.  Of all the books on this list, this is one you SHOULD read, for your own good."
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
"anyone who works in the video game industry should probably read this book.  I hear people say that about snow crash alot, but those people are wrong. I'd be surprised if you hadn't read this one yet.  But if you haven't you should check it out."
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
"Wesley!"
The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple, Leviathan
The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple, Leviathan
"This book was written in the early 70s.  It's basically an acid trip conspiracy novel with a little bit of everything.  Sex, Violence, Atlantis, talking dolphins.  I mean this book is a trip.  You will be confused.  You will want to stop reading.  But don't, this book is what the davinci code wishes it was."
Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers
Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers
"This one is a great coffee table book.  not so much a great read.  It so cheap now though.  Everyone should have it."
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel
"Harry Potter for Grown Ups."