Here I've listed some of books I have, used to have, or would like to have. They are roughly arranged by subject matter. (However, like my actual bookshelf, everything might not be precisely in its place.)


Ethernet: The Definitive Guide

Charles Spurgeon, Joann Zimmerman (2014)


Global IPv6 Strategies

Patrick Grossetete, Ciprian Popoviciu, Fred Wettling (2008)

IPv6 Security

Scott Hogg, Eric Vyncke (2008)


Enterprise Network Testing

Andy Sholomon, Tom Kunath (2011)

The Phoenix Project

Gene Kim (2013)

Using Visio 2010

Chris Roth (2011)

Packet Analysis

Practical Packet Analysis

Chris Sanders (2011)

Wireshark 101

Laura Chappell (2013)


Foundations of Python Network Programming

John Goerzen, Tim Bower, Brandon Rhodes (2010)

Learning Python (5th Ed)

Mark Lutz (2013)

Two Scoops of Django

Daniel Greenfeld, Audrey Roy (2014)

Routing & Switching

MPLS in the SDN Era

Antonio Monge, Krzysztof Szarkowicz (2016)

Network Warrior

Gary A. Donahue (2011)

Routing TCP/IP, Vol 1 (2nd Ed)

Jeff Doyle, Jennifer Carroll (2005)

Routing TCP/IP, Vol 2

Jeff Doyle, Jennifer Carroll (2001)

TCP/IP Network Administration (3rd Ed)

Craig Hunt (2002)


Hacking Exposed 7

Stuart McClure, Joel Scambray, George Kurtz (2012)

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation (2nd Ed)

Jon Erickson (2008)

Security Warrior

Cyrus Peikari, Anton Chuvakin (2004)

Systems Administation

Site Reliability Engineering

Chris Jones, Niall Murphy, Betsy Beyer, Jennifer Petoff (2016)

The Practice of System and Network Administration

Thomas Limoncelli, Christina Hogan, Strata Chalup (2007)


Arista Warrior

Gary A. Donahue (2012)

Juniper MX Series

Douglas Richard Hanks Jr. (2012)

Juniper QFX5100 Series

Douglas Hanks (2014)


A Writer's Reference

Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers (2010)

On Writing Well

William Zinsser (2006)