I'm thinking of revamping our books section. Usually we only get three books in there, and sometimes only two. I'm thinking of moving the free FSF advert we run somewhere else in the magazine, freeing up both pages, then changing the format so that the pictures are smaller and we have slightly fewer words per book. The end result would be, rather than three books an issue, we have six.
I found this link on Hacker News today. As far as I can tell most if not all of the books are legitimate to read or download. https://github.com/vhf/free-programm...mming-books.md Looks like a lot of good stuff especially with the Xv6 course materials.
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I have free or DRM free books in my library - no problem sorting these out as there are plenty of good apps with tagging or "collections" facilities and of course the wonderful Calibre on my PC to manage everything. The big problem is the growing mess in Google Play books, Amazon etc. It was fine when I had about 10-12 books in each, now I can't find anything.
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