Here's a start:
"A Physics Booklist: Recommendations from the Net" "This article is a compilation of books recommended by sci.physics participants as the 'standard' or 'classic' texts on a wide variety of topics of general interest to physicists and physics students. As a guide to finding the right book for you, many of the comments from the contributors have been retained. "This document is still under construction....."
probably more in the FAQs.
On Fri, Oct 15, 1999 at 05:46:12PM +1000, O'Regan, Emlyn wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. Yet again, does such a thing exist yet anywhere else?
> > I think this is a great idea. Why don't we begin a list? I'll post it on
> > a
> > web page.
> > All we need is people to submit the works crucial to their development in
> > their fields of expertise.
> > Send 'em,
> > Leonardo Gonzalez
> > President, Extropian Technologies
> > email@example.com
> > Cellular: (831) 840-0433
> > Fax: (831) 840-0420
> > http://extropian.net
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of O'Regan, Emlyn
> > > Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 12:34 AM
> > > To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> > > Subject: Canonical list of texts, across disciplines.
> > >
> > >
> > > Ladies & Jellybeans,
> > >
> > > I came across the idea of a canonical list of texts a while back (on
> > > Transhumantech)? The idea is to set up a centralised database on
> > > the web, of
> > > reading lists for every conceivable discipline/science/area of
> > > interest. It
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