Monday, February 17, 2014

My reading list (89 books in my Amazon shopping cart)

So, I decided to post the list of the books (including textbooks)in my amazon shopping cart. I think it is a good reading list that other people can find something interesting too. Note that the order is not an order of importance. I tried to keep them in order of chemistry, biology, popular science books etc., but then I got tired. Maybe I will organize them later.

1. The Mechanisms of Reactions at Transition Metal Sites

2.  Inorganic Spectroscopic Methods

3. NMR Spectroscopy in Inorganic Chemistry

4. Introduction to Quantum Theory and Atomic Structure

5. Biocoordination Chemistry 

6. The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

7. d-Block Chemistry

8. The Kaiser Wilhelm Society under National Socialism

9. Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

10. Advanced Chemistry (Advanced Science)

11. The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

12. Inorganic Syntheses (Volume 35)  

13. The Biology of Cancer

14. Basic Physical Chemistry: The Route to Understanding

15. Metals in Cells

16. The Billion Dollar Molecule: One Company's Quest for the Perfect Drug

17. Physical Chemistry for the Chemical and Biological Science

18. Bringing Chemistry to Life: From Matter to Man

19. The Chemistry of Evolution

20. Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

21. From X-rays to DNA: How Engineering Drives Biology

22. The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet

23. Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

24. Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul

25. Evolution, Second Edition

26. Madame Curie: A Biography

27. The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life

28. The Theory of Intermolecular Forces

29. Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life

30. Introduction to Coordination Chemistry

31. Metal Complex - DNA Interactions

32. Metallomics and the Cell

33. The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell

34. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

35. Gertrude Elion: Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology and Medicine

36. Handbook on Metalloprotein

37. Interrelations between Essential Metal Ions and Human Disease

38. Metals and Life

39. The Third Man of the Double Helix: The Autobiography of Maurice Wilkins

40. The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs

41. Coordination Chemistry in Protein Cages: Principles, Design, and Applications

42. Mendeleev on the Periodic Law: Selected Writings, 1869 - 1905

43. Periodic correlations (The Physical Inorganic Chemistry Series)

44. Metals in Medicine

45. The Logic of Life

46. Chemistry - The Impure Science

47. Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry

48. The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

49. What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery

50. The Plutonium Story: The Journals of Professor Glenn T. Seaborg 1939-1946

51. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

52. Letters to a Young Chemist

53. The Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason

54. The Secrets of Alchemy (Synthesis)

55. Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution

56. Life's Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos


58. Euler: The Master of Us All

59. Why Chemical Reactions Happen

60. Metallointercalators: Synthesis and Techniques to Probe Their Interactions with Biomolecules

61. Problems in Quantum Mechanics

62. Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory

63. Modern Physical Organic Chemistry

64. The Making of the Atomic Bomb: 25th Anniversary Edition

65. Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars

66. Why Does E=mc2? (And Why Should We Care?)

67. Albert Einstein's Vision: Remarkable Discoveries That Shaped Modern Science

68. Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality

69. Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe (P.S.)

70. Thirty Years that Shook Physics: The Story of Quantum Theory

71. QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

72. Einstein: His Life and Universe

73. Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

74. Tesla: Man Out of Time

75. Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout

76. Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

77. Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science's First Family

78. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

79. Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

80. The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World

81. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom

82. My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

83. Erwin Schrodinger and the Quantum Revolution

84. The Los Alamos Primer: The First Lectures on How To Build an Atomic Bomb

85. The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance

86. Galileo: Watcher of the Skies

87. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

88The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature  

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