World Book and Copyright Day - Best cryptocurrency books to read
CoinCash2022. április 23.
Today we celebrate World Book and Copyright Day, so let’s look at the most intriguing works that are absolute treasures for the cryptocurrency community. Since we are a Hungarian cryptocurrency exchange, we have included some books written by Hungarian authors as well. Reading is fun, so come and join us to read more about the world of cryptocurrencies!
The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking by Dr. Saifedean Ammous
Why did Bitcoin emerge exactly during the financial crisis of 2008? How does it work, and how does it differ from fiat currencies? Well, it's time to take a deep dive into the ins and outs of our beloved cryptocurrency through the eyes of an economist. In a few words, Ammous defined mainstream economics by analysing Bitcoin as the biggest financial innovation, so it would not be surprising to say that his book has achieved a true classic status.
The Book of Satoshi: The Collected Writings of Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto by Phil Champagne
If you're in the mood for a less technical, but an extremely brilliant masterpiece, we've got good news! Phil Champagne takes a detailed look at Satoshi's beliefs which gives readers the opportunity to discover what the mysterious Bitcoin inventor had in mind when he brought to life his creation. It chronicles the emails and forum posts that Satoshi published at the dawn of the early days, so you can step into the shoes of the legend for a while to understand his vision. Over and above that you can also learn about more traditional topics, such as central banks or the regulatory issues, which are after all quite dominant in the life of cryptos.
Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich
Whether or not you enjoyed watching The Social Network, a film about the Winklevoss brothers' debate with Mark Zuckerberg, we promise you won't be able to put this book down. By the way, we have covered the brothers’ life journey in the previous episode of our On This Day series, which you can read by clicking here. For now, if you're fascinated by their lives and want to know more about their relationship with cryptocurrencies, this book is surely for you. Mezrich has taken great care to narrate the basics of Bitcoin in a way that makes it engaging even for novice blockchain enthusiasts.
American Kingpin by Nick Bilton
The Silk Road modern darknet market was founded in 2011 by a programmer named Ross Ulbricht. The American Kingpin tells the story of the platform's career with years of investigation by the FBI. While this book was not written to deepen your understanding in cryptocurrency trading, Bilton's insights on decentralised finance (DeFi) make it easy to get to grips with the power of the technology.
The Internet of Money by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
If you're a fan of series, you might want to start with The Internet of Money, which outlines the technological breakthrough of Bitcoin, while telling the practical aspects of the cryptocurrency. Antonopoulos invites his readers on a realistic crypto journey to experience the mind-blowing rollercoaster of Bitcoin and the financial revolution.
Cryptocurrency ABC by András Györfi, András Léderer, Ferenc Paluska, Gábor Pataki, Trinh Anh Tuan
This masterpiece was written by a Hungarian blockchain expert team. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced user, in this book you're sure to find the most relevant topic from the world of cryptocurrencies. The authors start from the very beginning of cryptocurrencies, then go on to cover all aspects of blockchain technology, and finally they introduce the process of bitcoin mining as well. If you're interested in cryptocurrency trading beyond the technical details, and you're into other coins besides Bitcoin, we strongly recommend you to read the book, as the authors have taken care to provide a fascinating insight into the world of traders.
Cryptocurrencies in a nutshell by Attila Pinke
The mindset of Attila Pinke, who is a Hungarian cryptocurrency and blockchain expert, provides a well-grounded knowledge, as this book is highly readable and easy to understand even for the beginners. It is also accompanied by both a practical guide and a crypto dictionary to help you learn the basics of crypto. Worried that your hard-earned money is constantly losing its value? Let’s read this book and avoid this problem!
If you've already read the mentioned books, we highly recommend the Cryptoassets by Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar along with The Infinite Machine by Camila Russo. As the saying goes, with books you can live more than one life! How nice that we can now experience even the mystical world of cryptocurrencies!
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