This is a list of things I would like to have, so if you want to make me a present, feel free to use this list as an inspiration. However, I myself may satisfy my wishes on this list from time to time ;-)


(Please, no BluRays or HD-DVDs, their DRM systems are evil!)


(preferably CDs)

  • Röyksopp: Melody A.M.
  • Röyksopp: Junior


(ordered by preference, no e-books with restrictive DRM please.)

  • Stephen Coles: The Anatomy of Type, Harper Design, US, ISBN-13: 978-0062203120
  • Lewis Dartnell: The Knowledge: How To Rebuild Our World After An Apocalypse, ISBN-13: 978-0099575832
    • auf Deutsch: Das Handbuch für den Neustart der Welt: Alles, was man wissen muss, wenn nichts mehr geht, ISBN-13: 978-3499630644
  • Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein: Nudge. ISBN-13: 978-0-14-311526-7
    • oder auf Deutsch: Nudge: Wie man kluge Entscheidungen anstößt, ISBN-13: 978-3548373669
  • Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith: The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics.
  • Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: REST: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
  • Raymond Chen: The Old New Thing: Practical Development Throughout the Evolution of Windows. ISBN-13: 978-0321440303
  • more “Discworld” novels by Terry Prattchet (R.I.P.), in English or German
    • already got “Mort”, “Guards! Guards!”, “The Color of Magic”, “The Light Fantastic”, “Hogfather”
    • based on that, refer to the Discworld Reading Order Guides for your optimal choice
  • Michael E. Gerber: The E-Myth Revisited. HarperCollins 1995, ISBN-13: 978-0887307287
  • Anything written by Donald E. Knuth (in English please). For the long term, “The Art of Computer Programming” would be nice to have.
    • Already got “The Art of Computer Programming”, Volume 1.
  • John Napier: Hands. Princeton University Press, 1993. ISBN-13: 978-0691025476