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Books I read & loved in the 80s and beyond

Eric van Bezooijen "Code monkey"
 
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Deluxe Illustrated E-Reader Edition)
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Deluxe Illustrated E-Reader Edition)
"A great intro to the concept of dimensions.  I still picture concepts from this book when thinking about math."
The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber)
The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber)
"The first 5 books in the collection are a riotously fun fantasy book.  Roger Zelazny creates a wonderful universe and populates it with great characters."
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide
"The first 2 books in this series are the amongst the funniest books ever written, in any genre.  Then you read the rest just because you like the characters so much! Mostly harmless came out later..."
Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution
Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution
"If you want to understand what drives computer geeks, how they think & bathe (hint: many rarely do), buy this book.  I was amazed at how many people in this book I've met over the years..."
The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire
The Foundation Trilogy: Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire
"I learned how to read English by reading this book.  Ignore all the ivory tower bashing of this book, it's a fun read!"
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
"I had to read this for an English class in college, and I couldn't put it down.  A true masterpiece! The descriptions of the era are so incredibly detailed, you will be transported there"
Nineteen eighty-four (1984)
Nineteen eighty-four (1984)
"An absolutely brilliant and timeless book that amazes the mind. It almost seems as though North Korea has used this book as their Constitution."
Papillon (P.S.)
Papillon (P.S.)
"A riveting adventure based on true events about one man's quest to escape from horrible conditions inside of a prison colony. Zoomed through this novel; couldn't put it down!"
The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
"Great book for children of all ages."
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
"Wonderful collection of little stories and poems, including my favorite poem of all time "Sarah Cynthia Stout Wouldn't Take the Garbage out.""
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford and Other Classic Stories (The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1) (Vol 1)
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford and Other Classic Stories (The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 1) (Vol 1)
"Philip K. Dick's short stories are amazing; multiple movies have been based on them!"
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 2)
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. 2)
"Philip K. Dick's short stories are amazing; multiple movies have been based on them!"
Second Variety and Other Classic Stories
Second Variety and Other Classic Stories
"Philip K. Dick's short stories are amazing; multiple movies have been based on them!"
The Collected Stories Of Philip K. Dick Volume 4: The Minority Report (Citadel Twilight)
The Collected Stories Of Philip K. Dick Volume 4: The Minority Report (Citadel Twilight)
"Philip K. Dick's short stories are amazing; multiple movies have been based on them!"
Roald Dahl/Charlie Boxed Set (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator)
Roald Dahl/Charlie Boxed Set (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator)
"Who didn't enjoy this as a kid growing up in America?"
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