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Non-Programming Books to Read

I'm always looking for good books and I found another resource of books to read for developers that aren't necessarily focused on programming.  As a programmer I'm always reading some kind of programming book or online resource every day.  But it's those "other" books that help us do our job even better and help us grow professionally. 

I'm in the midst of reading The New Psycho-Cybernetics  by Dr. Mawell Maltz still, and I really like the book.  And if you're looking to succeed even more or work on your self-image this is the book for you!

Anyhow, I came across this article by Lou Bichard called 8 Non-Programming Books That Will Boost Your Programmer Career - some of the books seem very interesting and I plan on putting some of these on my list of "to do" reads.

Happy reading!
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