UX Design

The Monster List of UX Books and our top 5 UX Books

You may have already heard of Chris Oliver and his crazy Monster List of UX Books. If not, this article should interest you.

As a UX Designer, Chris Olivier started to create the most exhaustive list of UX books by compiling every list of recommended UX books he could find initially in a Google spreadsheet.

After more than a year worth of work and almost 800 books listed, he decided to move to Airtable, a web app for creating databases.

This 2nd edition of The Monster List of UX Books on Airtable now gives you access to:
– A gallery view with book cover images
– User ratings: sort the list by user ratings and submit your own ratings
– Categorisation: suggest new categories
– A feedback form

You can search by books, by authors, by lists, or by ratings & categories and discover over 180 books, 24 lists, and 13 categories.

Out of this amazing ‘library’, we pick our top 5 UX books, we highly recommend reading.
1. 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People — Susan Weinschenk
2. The Design of everyday things — Don Norman
3. Don’t make me think — by Steve Krug
4. Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just 5 Days — by Jake Knapp
5. Lean UX — Jeff Gothelf, Josh Seiden

Well, with no further ado, here is a link to the Monster List of UX Books, Edition 2:


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