Reading list of Pierre Chapuis

A Brief History of Time

  • Author: Stephen Hawking

A New Kind Of Science

  • Author: Stephen Wolfram

A Philosophy of Software Design

  • Author: John Ousterhout

A Science of Operations

  • Author: Mark Priestley

A Theory of Fun

  • Author: Raph Koster

Against Method

  • Author: Paul Feyerabend

An Introduction to Japanese Society

  • Author: Yoshio Sugimoto

Anarchy Evolution

  • Author: Greg Graffin

Angular: Up and Running

  • Author: Shyam Seshadri

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

  • Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

APIs: A Strategy Guide

  • Authors: Daniel Jacobson, Greg Brail, Dan Woods

Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach

  • Authors: Stuart J. Russell, Peter Norvig


  • Author: Greg Egan


  • Author: Samuel R. Delany

Badass: making users awesome

  • Author: Kathy Sierra

Basic Economics

  • Author: Thomas Sowell

Beautiful Code

  • Authors: Andy Oram, Elliote Harold

Beautiful Data

  • Authors: Toby Segaran, Jeff Hammerbacher

Behind the Cloud

  • Author: Marc Benioff


  • Authors: Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh

Building Microservices

  • Author: Sam Newman

C in a Nutshell

  • Authors: Peter Prinz, Tony Crawford

Chronicles of Amber

  • Author: Roger Zelazny

Code Simplicity

  • Author: Max Kanat-Alexander


  • Authors: Olav Maasen, Chris Matts, Chris Geary

Computing: A Concise History

  • Author: Paul E. Ceruzzi

Confession d'un voleur

  • Author: Laurent Chemla

Confessions of a Street Addict

  • Author: James J. Cramer

Creativity, Inc

  • Author: Ed Catmull

Cryptography Engineering

  • Authors: Niels Ferguson, Bruce Schneier, Tadayoshi Kohno


  • Author: Neal Stephenson

CTOs at Work

  • Authors: Scott Donaldson, Stanley Siegel, Gary Donaldson


  • Author: Daniel Suarez

Data Driven

  • Authors: DJ Patil, Hilary Mason

Database Internals

  • Author: Alex Petrov

Databases at Scale

  • Authors: Laine Campbell, Charity Majors

Deep Learning with Python, Second Edition

  • Author: François Chollet

Delivering Happiness

  • Author: Tony Hsieh

Design Is a Job

  • Author: Mike Monteiro

Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games

  • Authors: Nicholas Lovell, Rob Fahey

Design Rules, Vol. 1: The Power of Modularity

  • Authors: Carliss Baldwin, Kim Clark

Developing Mobile Games with Moai SDK

  • Author: Francisco Tufró

Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms

  • Authors: Andrew S Tanenbaum, Maarten van Steen

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

  • Author: Philip K. Dick

Effective Programming

  • Author: Jeff Atwood


  • Author: Steven Johnson

En Amazonie

  • Author: Jean-Baptiste Malet

Enterprise Integration Patterns

  • Author: Gregor Hohpe

Essential SQLAlchemy

  • Authors: Jason Myers, Rick Copeland

European Founders at Work

  • Author: Pedro Gairifo Santos

Even a Geek Can Speak

  • Author: Joey Asher

Flash Boys: Not So Fast

  • Author: Peter Kovac

Flask Web Development

  • Author: Miguel Grinberg

Founders at Work

  • Author: Jessica Livingston

Freedom and the Law

  • Author: Bruno Leoni

Gamers at Work

  • Author: Morgan Ramsay

Getting Things Done

  • Author: David Allen

Good Strategy / Bad Strategy

  • Author: Richard Rumelt

Great by Choice

  • Author: Jim Collins

Gödel, Escher, Bach

  • Author: Douglas R. Hofstadter

Hatching Twitter

  • Author: Nick Bilton

Hidden in Plain Sight

  • Author: Jan Chipchase

High Output Management

  • Author: Andrew S. Grove


  • Author: Brian J. Robertson

Hot Seat

  • Author: Dan Shapiro

How to Castrate a Bull

  • Author: Dave Hitz

How Will You Measure Your Life?

  • Author: Clayton M. Christensen

Human JavaScript

  • Author: Henrik Joreteg

I am a Strange Loop

  • Author: Douglas R. Hofstadter

In the Plex

  • Author: Steven Levy

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

  • Author: Robert B. Cialdini

Inside Apple

  • Author: Adam Lashinsky

Introduction to Algorithms

  • Author: Thomas H. Cormen

Invisible Engines

  • Author: David S. Evans

Irrational Exuberance

  • Author: Robert J. Shiller

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

  • Authors: Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson


  • Author: Steve Wozniak

L'âge de la multitude

  • Authors: Nicolas Colin, Henri Verdier

La France en Réseaux, tome 1

  • Author: Valérie Schafer

La France sans ses usines

  • Authors: Patrick Artus, Marie-Paule Virard

La voix de l'inconscient

  • Author: Jean-Emmanuel Combe

Land of Lisp

  • Author: Conrad Barski

Language Implementation Patterns

  • Author: Terence Parr

Le carnet du mentaliste

  • Author: Viktor Vincent

Le Courage de la nuance

  • Author: Jean Birnbaum

Le nouveau siècle politique

  • Author: Alain Touraine

Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!

  • Author: Miran Lipovaca

Learning Automata: an introduction

  • Authors: Kumpati S. Narenora, Mandayam A. L. Thathachar

Les faits sont têtus

  • Author: Olivier Berruyer

Lua 5.1 Reference Manual

  • Authors: Roberto Ierusalimschy, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, Waldemar Celes

Macroéconomie (Macroeconomics)

  • Authors: Olivier Blanchard, Daniel Cohen


  • Author: Frédéric Martel

Managing Humans, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Michael Lopp

Marketing for Developers

  • Author: Justin Jackson

Mastering the VC game

  • Author: Jeffrey Bussgang

Masterminds of Programming

  • Authors: Federico Biancuzzi, Chromatic

Math Games with Bad Drawings

  • Author: Ben Orlin

Measure What Matters

  • Author: John Doerr


  • Author: William Gibson

Only the Paranoid Survive

  • Author: Andrew S. Grove

Patterns of Software

  • Author: Richard P. Gabriel

Petite mathématique du cerveau

  • Authors: Claude Berrou, Vincent Gripon

Postfix: The Definitive Guide

  • Author: Kyle D. Dent

Predictable Revenue

  • Author: Aaron Ross

Programming Erlang (2nd Edition)

  • Author: Joe Armstrong

Programming in Lua, 3rd Edition

  • Author: Roberto Ierusalimschy

Programming Perl, 3rd edition

  • Authors: Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant

Programming Perl, 4th edition

  • Authors: Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant, Brian D. Foy

Punished by Rewards

  • Author: Alfie Kohn

Quantum Computing since Democritus

  • Author: Scott Aaronson

Race Against the Machine

  • Author: Erik Brynjolfsson

Reality Check

  • Author: Guy Kawasaki

Reasons and Persons

  • Author: Derek Parfit

Reinventing Organizations

  • Author: Frédéric Laloux

Remote: Office Not Required

  • Authors: David Heinemeier Hansson, Jason Fried

Replication: Theory and Practice

  • Authors: Bernadette Charron-Bost, Fernando Pedone, Andre Schiper

RESTful Web Services Cookbook

  • Author: Subbu Allamaraju


  • Authors: David Heinemeier Hansson, Jason Fried

Rise of the Videogame Zinesters

  • Author: Anna Anthropy

River Town

  • Author: Peter Hessler

Ruined by Design

  • Author: Mike Monteiro

Running Lean

  • Author: Ash Maurya

Rust for Rubyists

  • Author: Steve Klabnik

Scalable Internet Architectures

  • Author: Theo Schlossnagle

Scaling Up

  • Author: Verne Harnish

Secure Coding in C and C++ (2nd Edition)

  • Author: Robert C. Seacord

Seeing like a State

  • Author: James C. Scott

Slicing Pie

  • Author: Mike Moyer

Small Giants

  • Author: Bo Burlingham

Snow Crash

  • Author: Neal Stephenson

Solar Lottery

  • Author: Philip K. Dick

SPIN Selling

  • Author: Neil Rackham

Start Small, Stay Small

  • Author: Rob Walling

Startup Land

  • Author: Mikkel Svane

Startups Open Sourced

  • Author: Jared Tame

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

  • Authors: Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman

System Software Reliability

  • Author: Hoang Pham

Systems Performance

  • Author: Brendan Gregg

Taking Smart Risks

  • Author: Doug Sundheim

The 12 Bottle Bar

  • Authors: David Solmonson, Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

The 4-Hour Workweek

  • Author: Timothy Ferriss

The Art of Funding a Startup

  • Authors: Andrew Warner, Paul Graham

The Art Of The Start

  • Author: Guy Kawasaki

The Art of UNIX Programming

  • Author: Eric S. Raymond

The Back of the Napkin

  • Author: Dan Roam

The Bite in the Apple

  • Author: Chrisann Brennan

The Chaos Scenario

  • Author: Bob Garfield

The Design of Design

  • Author: Frederick P. Brooks

The Diamond Age

  • Author: Neal Stephenson

The Emotionally Intelligent Office

  • Author: The School of Life

The Engineering Book

  • Author: Marshall Brain

The Flinch

  • Author: Julien Smith

The Found a Business Book

  • Author: Jack Kaufman

The Four Steps to the Epiphany

  • Author: Steve Blank

The GNU Make book

  • Author: John Graham-Cumming

The Great Game of Business

  • Authors: Jack Stack, Bo Burlingham

The Hacker's Guide to Python

  • Author: Julien Danjou

The Halo Effect

  • Author: Phil Rosenzweig

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

  • Author: Ben Horowitz

The Heart of Haiku

  • Author: Jane Hirshfield

The HP Way

  • Author: David Packard

The Innovator's Dilemma

  • Author: Clayton M. Christensen

The Jungle

  • Author: Upton Sinclair

The Laws of Simplicity

  • Author: John Maeda

The Lean Entrepreneur

  • Author: Brant Cooper

The Lean Startup

  • Author: Eric Ries

The Leprechauns of Software Engineering

  • Author: Laurent Bossavit

The Linux Programming Interface

  • Author: Michael Kerrisk

The Little Black Book of Design

  • Author: Adam Judge

The Mom Test

  • Author: Rob Fitzpatrick

The Mythical Man-Month, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Frederick P. Brooks

The Nature of Software Development

  • Author: Ron Jeffries

The Open Organization

  • Author: Jim Whitehurst

The Peripheral

  • Author: William Gibson

The Phoenix Project

  • Authors: Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford

The Practice of Programming

  • Authors: Brian W. Kernighan, Rob Pike

The Psychology of Computer Programming

  • Author: Gerald M Weinberg

The Rational Optimist

  • Author: Matt Ridley

The Reasoned Schemer

  • Authors: Daniel P. Friedman, William E. Byrd, Oleg Kiselyov

The Senior Software Engineer

  • Author: David Bryant Copeland

The Shockwave Rider

  • Author: John Brunner

The soul of a new machine

  • Author: Tracy Kidder

The Startup Owner's Manual

  • Authors: Steve Blank, Bob Dorf

The Substance of Style

  • Author: Virginia Postrel

The success of Open Source

  • Author: Steven Weber

The Year Without Pants

  • Author: Scott Berkun

Things That Make Us Smart

  • Author: Donald A. Norman

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

  • Author: Donella Meadows

Thinking Like a Designer

  • Author: Sacha Greif

Thinking, Fast and Slow

  • Author: Daniel Kahneman

This is Service Design Thinking

  • Author: Marc Stickdorn

Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers

  • Authors: Gabriel Weinberg, Justin Mares

Trust Me, I'm Lying

  • Author: Ryan Holiday

Turn the Ship Around!

  • Author: David Marquet

Understanding Power

  • Author: Noam Chomsky

UNIX: A History and a Memoir

  • Author: Brian W Kernighan

Value, Price and Profit

  • Author: Karl Marx

Wang, tome 1 : Les Portes d'Occident

  • Author: Pierre Bordage

Wang, tome 2 : Les Aigles d'Orient

  • Author: Pierre Bordage

What is time? What is space?

  • Author: Carlo Rovelli


  • Authors: Geoff Smart, Randy Street

Whole Earth Discipline

  • Author: Stewart Brand

Women Leaders at Work

  • Author: Elizabeth Ghaffari

Working with TCP Sockets

  • Author: Jesse Storimer

You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto

  • Author: Jaron Lanier

Zero to One

  • Authors: Peter Thiel, Blake Masters


  • Author: Rachel Vanier