The list of 32 books in 2012 that were recommended by testers via our monthly WoBo – The Book Worm Corner.


  1. A Practitioner’s Guide to Software test Design
  2. Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams
  3. Core Python Programming
  4. Designing and Reporting Experiments
  5. DriveSoftware-Testing-books
  6. Everyday Scripting with Ruby
  7. Explore It
  8. Exploring Requirements
  9. Fearless Change
  10. Hacking web services
  11. How to Win Friends and Influence People
  12. Lessons Learned in Software Testing
  13. Microsoft Secrets
  14. Outliers
  15. Perfect Software & Other Illusions About Testing
  16. Performance Solutions: A Practical Guide to Creating Responsive, Scalable Software
  17. Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications
  18. Rapid Development
  19. Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar
  20. Specification by Example: How Successful Teams Deliver the Right Software
  21. Surviving the top ten challenges of software testing
  22. Systematic Software Testing
  23. Tacit and Explicit Knowledge
  24. The Art of Deception
  25. The art of software testing
  26. The book of Five Rings
  27. The Elements of Style
  28. The Little Black Book on Test Design
  29. The Pleasure of Finding Things Out
  30. Thinking Fast and Slow
  31. Tools of Critical Thinking
  32. Unit Test Frameworks

Do you a recommended book for tester? Please mention the book as comment. We will update the list.