Recommended Books of HCI

Here are the books we consider the most valuable reads for people interested in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

The Design of Everyday Things Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook
The Design of Everyday Things
by Donald A. Norman
$12.88
Introduction
Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook
by Saul Greenberg
$16.91
From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry
From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewar…
by Fred Turner
$12.19
What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Cou…
by John Markoff
$9.87

Needfinding

Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration Observing the User Experience, Second Edition: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems (Interactive Technologies)
Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creati…
by Scott Doorley
$33.07
Observing the User Experience, Second Editi…
by Elizabeth Goodman
$47.96
Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Center…
by Hugh Beyer
$75.69
Practice-based Design of Services (Synthesis Lectures on Human-Centered Informatics) Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction (Bradford Books)
Practice-based Design of Services (Synthesi…
by Jeanette Blomberg
$31.50
Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mytholo…
by Paul Dourish
$22.66
Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Emb…
by Paul Dourish
$18.55

Rapid Prototyping

Sketching User Experiences:  Getting the Design Right and the Right Design (Interactive Technologies) Designing Interactions Paper Prototyping: The Fast and Easy Way to Design and Refine User Interfaces (Interactive Technologies)
Sketching User Experiences: Getting the De…
by Bill Buxton
$31.95
Designing Interactions
by Bill Moggridge
$27.12
Paper Prototyping: The Fast and Easy Way to…
by Carolyn Snyder
$32.56
Serious Play: How the World's Best Companies Simulate to Innovate Prototyping: A Practitioner's Guide Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
Serious Play: How the World’s Best Companie…
by Michael Schrage
Prototyping: A Practitioner’s Guide
by Todd Zaki Warfel
$35.10
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
by Scott McCloud
$17.37

Direct Manipulation

The Design of Everyday Things Human Error
The Design of Everyday Things
by Donald A. Norman
$12.88
Introduction
Human Error
by James Reason
$44.11

Representations

Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books) The Sciences of the Artificial - 3rd Edition
Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human …
by Donald A. Norman
$12.59
Cognition in the Wild (Bradford Books)
by Edwin Hutchins
$29.64
The Sciences of the Artificial – 3rd Edition
by Herbert A. Simon
$30.22
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities,…
by Edward R. Tufte
$42.75

Visual Design (UI)

The Elements of Typographic Style Designing Interfaces Envisioning Information
The Elements of Typographic Style
by Robert Bringhurst
$26.97
Designing Interfaces
by Jenifer Tidwell
$32.25
Envisioning Information
by Edward R. Tufte
$38.49

Information Design

Designing Visual Interfaces: Communication Oriented Techniques Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks The New Typography (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism)
Designing Visual Interfaces: Communication …
by Kevin Mullet
Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks
by Luke Wroblewski
The New Typography (Weimar and Now: German …
by Jan Tschichold
$35.06
Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information (Human-Technology Interaction)
Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Inter…
by Peter L. T. Pirolli
$33.25

Designing and Running Experiments

Doing Psychology Experiments, 7th Edition Statistics As Principled Argument Learning to Use Statistical Tests in Psychology
Doing Psychology Experiments, 7th Edition
by David W. Martin
$112.48
Statistics As Principled Argument
by Robert P. Abelson
$36.35
Learning to Use Statistical Tests in Psycho…
by Judith Greene
$53.98

 

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About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (Voices That Matter) Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior
About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction…
by Alan Cooper
$27.54
100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know Abo…
by Susan Weinschenk
$21.93
Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy wit…
by Indi Young
Storytelling for User Experience: Crafting Stories for Better Design Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition Handbook of Usability Testing: Howto Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests
Storytelling for User Experience: Crafting …
by Whitney Quesenbery
Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approac…
by Steve Krug
$26.36
Handbook of Usability Testing: Howto Plan, …
by Jeffrey Rubin
$38.59
Neuro Web Design: What Makes Them Click? Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Interactive Technologies) Observing the User Experience, Second Edition: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
Neuro Web Design: What Makes Them Click?
by Susan Weinschenk
$19.85
Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, …
by Thomas Tullis
Observing the User Experience, Second Editi…
by Elizabeth Goodman
$47.96
GUI Bloopers 2.0, Second Edition: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and Dos (Interactive Technologies) Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set...Test!
GUI Bloopers 2.0, Second Edition: Common Us…
by Jeff Johnson
$36.15
Universal Principles of Design, Revised and…
by William Lidwell
$20.19
Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set……
by Carol M. Barnum
$45.35
A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or in the making (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter) Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful, Fun, and Effective User Experiences (Voices That Matter) User Interface Design for Programmers
A Project Guide to UX Design: For user expe…
by Russ Unger
$26.10
Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Play…
by Stephen P. Anderson
$22.02
User Interface Design for Programmers
by Joel Spolsky
$24.56
For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better
For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revoluti…
by Kevin Werbach
$12.34
Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making S…
by Eric Reiss
$25.28

Must have for Professionals

Envisioning Information Observing the User Experience, Second Edition: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics (Interactive Technologies)
Envisioning Information
by Edward R. Tufte
$38.49
Observing the User Experience, Second Editi…
by Elizabeth Goodman
$47.96
Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, …
by Thomas Tullis
Sketching User Experiences:  Getting the Design Right and the Right Design (Interactive Technologies) About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design
Sketching User Experiences: Getting the De…
by Bill Buxton
$31.95
About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction…
by Alan Cooper
$27.54
Human-Computer Interaction third edition
by A. Dix, J. Finlay, G.D. Abowd and R. Beale
Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction
J. Lazar, J.H. Feng and H. Hochheiser
 

Easy to Understand for Beginners

GUI Bloopers 2.0, Second Edition: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and Dos (Interactive Technologies) The Design of Everyday Things 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (Voices That Matter)
GUI Bloopers 2.0, Second Edition: Common Us…
by Jeff Johnson
$36.15
The Design of Everyday Things
by Donald A. Norman
$12.88
Introduction
100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know Abo…
by Susan Weinschenk
$21.93
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition
Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approac…
by Steve Krug
$26.36