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They are also usually hardback, because students looove that extra quality and durability you get by paying three times as much for a book...

Of the 30 or so CompSci books on my bookshelf that I bought for uni (many) years ago, I think about 4 have ever been re-read after the course had finished - Design Patterns (by the GoF), Modern Operating Systems, Computer Networks (both by Tanenbaum) and Software Engineering (Sommerville)

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