Slashdot has the news, that the next volume in the definitive series by renowned computer scientist, Donald Knuth, is now available in print. Knuth’s books have a somewhat mythic status amongst many hackers. Reading them represents a litmus test for a certain level of programming chops to which few mortals aspire let alone attain.
(I own a boxed set of the first three volumes. You may recognize if from an avatar I use on my various social network profiles. I have started but made made very poor progress on volume 1 to date.)