75 must-read geek books

The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular books in the fantasy genre and has captured the hearts and enriched the imaginations of millions of geeks and non-geeks. The story about a young Hobbit who inherits a magical ring and must carry it to the volcanic mountains of Mordor where it must be destroyed contains all of the essential elements of a great work of fantasy and literature. The Lord of the Rings is a must-read for everyone.

This geek book was recommended by TechRepublic member Woody Goode in the discussion about Atlas Shrugged.

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