Yes, recommending a book is still a thing
MINDSET - TD Monday
Books were and still are a crucial part of our information culture. The reason to recommend books is that their information is (partly) still more reliable than on the internet - which probably will change in the future. They are great to get basics straight in Visual Effects (VFX), Animation and also games.
"Books seem and in some cases are outdated but there are still some gold nuggets out there.”
So let's go through the pages.