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No Starch Press Teams Up with Humble Bundle to Present the Humble Book Bundle: The Joy of Coding

Pay What You Want for a Selection of
Unique Programming Books

San Francisco, CA (August 17, 2016)—The last time geek book publisher No Starch Press teamed up with Humble Bundle, they sold a record-breaking $1 million of ebooks in just two weeks, making it the second highest-grossing ebook bundle in history. Today, they’re joining forces again to deliver the Humble Book Bundle: The Joy of Coding, a pay-what-you-want collection of distinct programming titles.

This ebook bundle includes best-sellers like Eloquent JavaScript, 2nd Edition; The Principles of Object-Oriented JavaScript; and The Art of R Programming, as well as fan favorites like Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!, If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript, and Land of Lisp. Valued at more than $430 USD, this bundle is a must-have for any programmer. With Humble Bundle’s trademark pay-what-you-want model, readers can pay whatever price they think is fair.

“We’ve built a bundle of books that we hope will be fun for people who love to code—that’s why we’re calling it The Joy of Coding,” says Bill Pollock, founder of No Starch Press. “These are many of the books that I’ve loved over the years—some recent and some not-so-recent—and they promise to make programming fun again.”

Readers can pay any amount to receive:

Readers who pay more than the average also get:

And readers who pay more than $15 will get all of the above, plus:

The Joy of Coding bundle benefits the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an organization dedicated to defending civil liberties online. The EFF defends free speech, fights illegal surveillance, advocates for users and innovators, and supports freedom-enhancing technologies. The three previous No Starch Press bundles have raised nearly $300,000 for the EFF.

Like all Humble Bundle promotions, customers choose how much of their money goes to the publisher, Humble Bundle, and the benefiting nonprofit. The Humble Book Bundle: The Joy of Coding runs for two weeks and ends on August 31st.


About No Starch Press
San Francisco–based No Starch Press has published the finest in geek entertainment since 1994, covering topics like hacking, science, math, LEGO, and programming for all ages. Our titles have personality, our authors are passionate, and our books tackle topics that people care about. For more information, please visit

About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle sells digital content through its pay-what-you-want bundle promotions and the Humble Store. When purchasing a bundle, customers choose how much they want to pay and decide where their money goes—between the content creators, charity, and Humble Bundle. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has raised more than $71 million through the support of its community for a wide range of charities, providing aid for people across the world. For more information, please visit

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