Hi everyone! I'm trying to make a list of recommended books (introductory and advanced). So far, what I was able to search are the following:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Particle Physics:

- Griffiths: Introduction to Elementary Particles

- Thomson: Modern Particle Physics

- Nachtmann: Elementary Particle Physics

- Perkins: Introduction to high-energy physics

- Paschos: Electroweak Theory

- Martin & Shaw: Particle Physics

- Povh, Rith, Scholz, & Zetsche: Particles and Nuclei: An Introduction to the Physical Concepts

- Gottfried & Weisskopf: Fundamental Concepts of Particle Physics

- Halzen & Martin: Quarks & Leptons: A Modern Introduction to Particle Physics

- Cottingham and Greenwood: An Introduction to the Standard Model of Particle Physics

- Kane: Modern elementary particle physics

- Becchi & Ridolfi: An introduction to relativistic processes and the standard model of electroweak interactions

- Bettini: Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics

- Tully: Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell

- Robinson: Symmetry and the Standard Model: Mathematics and Particle Physics

- Muirhead: The Physics of Elementary Particles

- Marshak: Conceptual Foundations of Modern Particle Physics

Quantum Field Theory/Relativistic Quantum Mechanics:

- Weinberg: Quantum Theory of Fields (Vol. I, II, and III)

- Schwartz: Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model

- Peskin & Schroeder: An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

- Aitchison & Hey: Gauge Theories in Particle Physics (Vol. I and II)

- Lancaster & Blundell: Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

- Klauber: Student Friendly Quantum Field Theory

- Zee: Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell

-Kleinert: Particles & Quantum Fields

- David Tong's lecture notes

- Maggiore: A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field

- Srendnick: Quantum Field Theory

- Lahiri & Pal: A First Book of Quantum Field Theory

- Folland: Quantum Field Theory (Mathematical Surveys and Monographs)

- Woit: Quantum Theory, Groups, and Representations

- Greiner and Reinhardt: Field Quantization

- Mandl and Shaw: Quantum Field Theory

- Padmanabhan: Quantum Field Theory: The Why, What and How (Graduate Texts in Physics)

- Wachter: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

- Ryder: Quantum Field Theory

- Das: Lectures on Quantum Field Theory

- Sexl & Urbandtke: Relativity, Groups, Particles

- Ramond: Quantum Field Theory: A Modern Primer

- Manoukian: Quantum Field Theory (I and II), Quantum Theory: A Wide Spectrum

- Bjorken and Drell: Relativistic Quantum Field Theory, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

- Kaku: Quantum Field Theory: A Modern Introduction

- Ityzkson&Zuber: Quantum Field Theory

- Duncan: The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Hatfield: Quantum Field Theory of Point Particles and Strings (Frontiers in Physics)

- Harris: A Pedestrian Approach to Quantum Field Theory

- Bailin & Love: Introduction to Gauge Field Theory, Gauge Field Theories

- Nair: Quantum Field Theory: A Modern Perspective

- Gross: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory

- Quigg: Gauge Theories of the Strong, Weak, and Electromagnetic Interactions

- Guidry: Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

- Wu and Pauchy Hwang: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Fields

- Ticiatti: Quantum Field Theory for Mathematicians

- Boboliubov & Shirkov: Introduction to the Theory of Quantized Fields, Quantum Fields

Quantum Mechanics:

- Sakurai: Modern Quantum Mechanics

- Shankar: Principles of Quantum Mechanics

- Griffiths: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

- Weinberg: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics

- Feynman & Hibbs: Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals

- Greiner: Quantum Mechanics: Symmetries

- Dirac: The Principles of Quantum Mechanics

- Feynman: Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. III

- Messiah: Quantum Mechanics

- Liboff: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

- Cohen-Tannoudji: Quantum Mechanics (Vol. I and II)

- Zettili: Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications

- Longair: Quantum Concepts in Physics: An Alternative Approach to the Understanding of Quantum Mechanics

- Ballentine: Quantum Mechanics: A Modern Development

- Townsend: A Modern Approach to Quantum Mechanics

- Schiff

- Merzbacher: Quantum Mechanics

- Bohm: Quantum Theory

- Gottfried & Yan: Quantum Mechanics: Fundamentals

- McIntyre: Quantum Mechanics: A Paradigm's Approach

- Bowman: Essential Quantum Mechanics

Group Theory and Symmetry:

- Wu-Ki Tung: Group Theory in Physics

- Zee: Group Theory in a Nutshell for Physicists

- Georgi: Lie Algebras in Particle Physics

- Schwichtenberg: Physics from Symmetry

- Abbas: Group Theory in Particle, Nuclear, and Hadron Physics

- Sundermeyer: Symmetries in Fundamental Physics

- Gilmore: Lie groups, Lie algebras and some of their applications

- Ramond: Group Theory: A Physicist's Survey

- Stenberg: Group Theory and Physics

- Szekeres: A Course in Modern Mathematical Physics: Groups, Hilbert Space and Differential Geometry

- Fuchs: Symmetries, Lie Algebras And Representations: A Graduate Course For Physicists

- Barut & Raczka: Theory of Group Representations and Applications

- Tinkham: Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics

- Rossman: Lie Groups: An Introduction through Linear Groups

- Fulton & Harris: Representation Theory: A First Course

- Jeevanjee: An Introduction to Tensors and Group Theory for Physicists

- Hamermesh: Group Theory and Its Application to Physical Problems

- Hermann: Lie Groups for Physicists

- Boerner: Representations of Groups: With Special Consideration for the Needs of Modern Physics

Relativity:

- Wheeler & Taylor: Spacetime Physics, Exploring Black Holes

- Misner, Thorne, & Wheeler: Gravitation

- Caroll - Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity

- Zee: Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell

- Hartle: Gravity: An Introduction to General Relativity

- Schutz: A First Course in General Relativity

- Wald: General Relativity

- Weinberg: Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity

- Poisson: A Relativisti's Toolkit: The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics

- Poisson & Will: Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic

- Gourgoulhon: Special Relativity in General Frames

- Choquet-Bruhat: General Relativity and the Einstein Equations, Introduction to General Relativity, Black Holes and Cosmology

- Dirac: General Theory of Relativity

- Hawking & Ellis: The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time

- Resnick: Introduction to Special Relativity

- Padmanabhan: Gravitation: Foundations and Frontiers

- Lieber: The Einstein Theory of Relativity: A Trip to the Fourth Dimension

- Ellis & Williams: Flat and Curved Space Times

- Moore: A General Relativity Workbook

- Straumann: General Relativity

- D'Inverno: Introducing Einstein's Relativity

- Matthias Blau's Lecture Notes

Mathematical Methods:

- Boas: Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences

- Arfken & Weber: Mathematical Methods for Physicists

- Hassani: Mathematical Physics: An Introduction to its Foundations

- Stone & Goldbart: Mathematics for Physicists: A Guided Tour For Graduate Students

- Nearing: Mathematical Tools for Physics

- Gowers: The Princeton Companion to Mathematics

- Higham: The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics

- MacLane: Mathematics Form and Function

- Aleksandrov, Kolmogorov, et al.: Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning

- Byron & Fuller: Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics

- Riley, Hobson & Bence: Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering

- Appel: Mathematics for Physics and Physicists

- Lang: Linear Algebra

- Brown and Churchill: Complex Variables and Applicarions

Problem Books:

- World Scientific Problems and Solutions Series

- Cahn, Mahan, & Nadgorny: A Guide to Physics Problems (Parts 1 and 2)

- Newbury: Princeton Problems in Physics with Solutions

- Cronin: University of Chicago Graduate Problems in Physics with Solutions

- Radovanovic: Problem Book in Quantum Field Theory

What do you think? Am I missing something? I took this from multiple threads, so many may disagree with some titles in the list. I just believe that we have different tastes and that the list here was made considering the fact that a large number of people like them. I also wanted to include the reason as to why they are recommended, but I kind of got lazy. Heheheheheh. Also, I would like to know what do you think of the following titles:

- Differential Geometry and Lie Groups for Physicists" by Marian Fecko

- Barr: Particle Physics in the LHC Era

- Das Lectures (Graivtation,etc.)

- Cheng: Relativity, Gravitation, and Cosmology, A Basic Introduction

- Donnelly: Foundations of Nuclear and Particle Physics

- Kane: Modern Elementary Particle Physics: Explaining and Extending the Standard Model

- Araki: Mathematical Theory of Quantum Fields

- Chang: Mathematical structures of Quantum Mechanics

- Joos: Theoretical Physics

- Nair: Quantum Field Theory?

- Nearing: Mathematical Tools for Physics

- Ryder: Introduction to Relativity

- Vaughn: Introduction to Mathematical Physics

- Wong: Introduction to Mathematical Physics: Methods & Concepts

I know this list is still incomplete. In fact, I think it will never be complete. But I still like to ask your suggestions and recommendations, like what do you think should we prioritize in the list, and what are good combinations. Also, I like to know your comments on why or why not should they be recommended (maybe comments about their strengths and weaknesses, etc.) This is an attempt to put every questions about recommended books in HEP, QFT, QM, GR, etc. in one thread. I hope to hear from the experts. ^_^

Cheers,

Ace

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