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Nitya Narasimhan

Flutter GDE

Books that explore our mind, motivation, behavior & passion

Nitya Narasimhan recommends:

  1. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us: Daniel H. Pink: 8601420442870
  2. To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others: Daniel H. Pink: 9781594631900
  3. The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters: Priya Parker: 9781594634925

Mark Connolly

UX GDE, Partner @Zeitspace

3 interesting books that any designers should read

Mark Connolly recommends:

  1. Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries: User Research War Stories: Steve Portigal, Allan Chochinov (foreword): 9781933820347
  2. How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built: Stewart Brand: 9780140139969
  3. To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design: Henry Petroski: 8601405217448

Mark Connolly

UX GDE, Partner @Zeitspace

15 best design books to learn UX

Mark Connolly recommends:

  1. User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product: Jeff Patton, Peter Economy: 9781491904909
  2. Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams (9781491953600): Jeff Gothelf, Josh Seiden: Books
  3. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us: Daniel H. Pink: 8601420442870

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

UX reference books if you only have limited time to design

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design: Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel: 8601416801131
  2. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729
  3. Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems: Steve Krug: 0884951913790

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

UX books on methods and processess

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems: Jef Raskin: 9780201379372
  2. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729
  3. Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems: Steve Krug: 0884951913790

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

Psychology & behavioural economics books for UX designers

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions: Dan Ariely: 9780061353246
  2. Paradox of Choice, The: Barry Schwartz: 9780062449924
  3. 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (Voices That Matter) (8580001054513): Susan Weinschenk: Books

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

Good books for UI/UX designers to read

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design: Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel: 8601416801131
  2. Designing for Emotion: Aaron Walter: 9781937557003
  3. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729

Peter Norvig

Director of Research - Google

Books you can read to teach yourself programming

Peter Norvig recommends:

  1. Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science, 3rd Ed.: John Zelle: 9781590282755
  2. Concepts, Techniques, and Models of Computer Programming (The MIT Press): Peter Van Roy, Seif Haridi: 9780262220699
  3. How to Design Programs: An Introduction to Programming and Computing (The MIT Press): Matthias Felleisen, Robert Bruce Findler, Matthew Flatt, Shriram Krishnamurthi: 9780262534802

Ryan Hoover

Founder - Product Hunt

Great books for designers to build compelling products

Ryan Hoover recommends:

  1. Mindful Design: How and Why to Make Design Decisions for the Good of Those Using Your Product: Scott Riley: 9781484242339
  2. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products: Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover: 9781591847786
  3. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses (8601300089522): Jesse Schell: Books

Ryan Hoover

Founder - Product Hunt

Books that can help introverts and inspire conversation

Ryan Hoover recommends:

  1. Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert's Guide to Making Connections That Count: Karen Wickre: 9781501199271
  2. Wall and Piece: Banksy: 8601404344732
  3. The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All: Know Your Booze Before You Choose: Richard Betts, Crystal English Sacca, Wendy MacNaughton: 9780544520608

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