The Best Books to Buy in 2022 to Discover and Understand

It’s back to school 2022 and the literary season, here is our selection of books to discover and deepen Bitcoin: history, philosophy, operation and good practices, this selection should satisfy all fans and curious about the known cryptocurrency.

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Our selection of books is divided into two, books focused more on beginners and novices then those for Bitcoin connoisseurs who wish to deepen their knowledge. This list will be regularly updated according to the next releases and do not hesitate to send us your suggestions in the comments.

Books for beginners

The literature on Bitcoin continues to grow and includes very interesting books to better understand this innovation. Discover our selection of experts to get you started in learning and understanding Bitcoin:

  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Understand before investing

This book was written by the Cryptoast team and published by Editions Larousse in March 2022. It traces the history of Bitcoin, how it works and why we should be interested in it. It also presents some cryptocurrencies and gives some tips and tricks to buy your first bitcoins and cryptocurrencies safely. The rest of the book focuses on other uses of cryptocurrencies: NFT, DAO, Decentralized Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies and what the future of Bitcoin could be.

Summary of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Understand before investing :

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published by editions Larousse

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  • Bitcoin, the acephalous currency

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One of the first books written on the subject of Bitcoin in Frenchby Jacques Favier and Adli Takkal Bataille, published in 2017. This book discusses and synthesizes Bitcoin, the potential new currency of the third millennium.

Summary of Bitcoin, the acephalous currency :

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  • Bitcoin – Metamorphoses: From Fool’s Gold to Digital Gold?

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Jacques Favier and Adli Takkal Bataille reiterate, accompanied by Benoît Huguet, to publish a new book 10 years after the creation of Bitcoin. They return to the history of Bitcoin but also to the changes and novelties created thanks to cryptos: ICO, DAO, smart contracts etc.

Summary of Bitcoin – Metamorphoses – From Fool’s Gold to Digital Gold :

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bitcoin pound stallion

Written by Saifedean Ammousthis book tells you how Bitcoin could revolutionize the currency with many economic and historical explanations. The book approaches Bitcoin from the economic prism with historical comparisons and feedback which makes it exciting.

Summary of the Bitcoin Standard :

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  • The internet of money volume 1

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The first volume of a series of 3 books (for now) by Andreas Antonopoulos. Only the first book is translated into French, the other 2 volumes are available in English. This book is a summary of lectures given by Andreas all over the world. It’s a marvel that allows you with concrete examples to better understand Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general..

Summary of the internet of money volume 1 :

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published by editions Larousse

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Books for the more experienced

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Also written by Andreas Antonopoulos, this book is the bible for all those who want to deepen the functioning of Bitcoin and set up their complete node for example. This 450+ page book is a must have for all Bitcoin fans.

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published by editions Larousse

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This book goes back to one of the most controversial events in the Bitcoin network : the battle between supporters of big blocks and small blocks. For several years there have been debates about whether to increase the block size or whether to keep it as it is and use second-layer solutions like Lightning Network. It was this debate that gave rise to the Bitcoin Cash hardfork. To our knowledge the book is only available in english.

Summary of The Blocksize War :

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  • I sold my soul in bitcoins

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This book immerses you in one of the biggest hacking cases related to Bitcoin. A Frenchman named Mark Karpelès runs a company responsible for securing and exchanging other people’s bitcoins when his site is hacked and loses several hundred thousand bitcoins.

Summary of I sold my soul in bitcoins :

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published by editions Larousse

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