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This list is for folks who are joining Amazon. It's generally just a collection of core books on programming in C++ and programming in general. I tend to stress core knowledge over particular skills. For example, I'd like someone be able to talk through multiple ways of solving a problem rather than the details of using the STL to give the answer.

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
Effective C++: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Design (2nd Edition) (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing)
More Effective C++: 35 New Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
UML Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language (3rd Edition)
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
Programming Pearls (2nd Edition)

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8.  Programming Pearls (2nd Edition)  by Jon Louis Bentley
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