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Wanted Books
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These are some books i'd love to own a copy of or at least read through
carefully.
Technical

* **Visual Complex Analysis** by Tristan Needham
* **Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing Environment** by Ben Fry
* **General Theory of Relativity** by P. A.M. Dirac
* **Computability and Unsolvability** by Martin Davis
* **Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics** by John von Neumann
* **Real and Complex Analysis** by Walter Rudin
* **Art of Computer Programming** by Donald E. Knuth
* **Gravitation** by MTW
* **Euclid's Elements**
* **C Programming Language** by Brian W. Kernighan
* **Mathematical Physics** by Robert Geroch
Math
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(I haven't really looked in to most of these, just sound interesting)
* **On formally undecidable propositions of Principa Mathematica and related systems**, by Kurt Godel.
* **Computability and Unsolvability**, by Martin Davis.
* **Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory**, by A.I. Khinchin.
* **Calculus of Variations with Applications to Physics and Engineering**, by Robert Weinstock.
* **Relativity, Thermodynamics, and Cosmology**, by Richard Tolman.
* **Mathematics Applied to Continuum Mechanics**, by Lee Segel.
* **Optimization Theory and Applications**, by Donald Pierre.
* **The Variational Principles of Mechanics**, by Cornelius Lanczos.
* **Tensor Analysis for Physicists**, by J.A. Schonten.
* **Investigations on the Theory of Brownian Movement**, by Albert Einstein.
* **Great Experiments in Physics**, ed. by ???.
* **Curvature and Homology**, by Samuel Goldberd.
* **The Philosophy of Mathematics**, by Stephan Korner.
* **The Various and Ingenious Machines of Agostino Ramelli**, by A. Ramelli (!).
* **Experiments in Topology**, by Stephan Barr.
Novels

* **Return From the Stars** by Stanislaw Lem
* **Mortal Engines** by Stanislaw Lem
Other

* **Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow** by Zak Smith
* **The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 16601783** by A.T. Mahan
* **Tempo** by Venkatesh Rao
