37signals Earns Millions Each Year. Its CEO’s Model? His Cleaning Lady, Jason Fried - "I’m a fan of growing slowly, carefully, methodically, of not getting big just for the sake of getting big."
Better, by Merlin Mann - "What worries me are the consequences of a diet composed mostly of fake-connectedness, makebelieve insight, and unedited first drafts of everything."
Learn Python The Hard Way, by Zed A. Shaw - "The one skill that separates bad programmers from good programmers is attention to detail."
London Calling, by The Clash - "Come out of the cupboard, you boys and girls."
Pleasantville, written and directed by Gary Ross - "There is no right house. There is no right car."
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward Tufte - "Graphical excellence is that which gives to the viewer the greatest number of ideas in the shortest time with the least ink in the smallest space."
Whiteout and Whiteout:Melt, by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber - If you don't think you like graphic novels, read these.