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A Reader's guide?

  1. Nov 26, 2012 #1
    Heya, could I bother you fellows for some nice books to read?

    My education level is 2-year associate in math. I'm going to go back to school for a 4-year in physics after the summer, and am currently dreaming about graduate school.

    I'm looking for books to help me decide my chances for getting through graduate school along with what field to choose (The second part is a mixture of current job demand and personal interest, while the first part is my fear of not being smart/devoted enough or finding the money needed.)

    High level math is fine, but I would also appreciate some books without numbers (or at least are readable without needing a pen and paper) so I can read them throughout the day.

    I'll go ahead and recommend a few books to others that I've found interesting so far (Maybe will try to edit this later as well to add more):

    Black Holes and Warped Spacetime by William J. Kaufmann (Jun 1979)
    -- No mathematics, beginner.
    QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman and A. Zee (Apr 4, 2006)
    -- No mathematics, intermediate.
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