The Top Best Python PDF Books You Should Read.

First of all, when I started coding in python, I found it difficult because I didn’t have the best Python books to read.

Most of them were shallow, hard to understand.

As a result, I only knew how to do this:

So I decided to write this post to help you get the best Python books to help you learn Python with little stress.

For absolute python beginners that want to learn the basics of python at a rapid pace, I recommend Python_tutorial

I recommend you finish that book first.


  • Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
  • Fundamentals of Python: First Programs.
  • Python Crash Course.
  • Core Python Applications Programming Third Edition.
  • Starting out with Python.
  • Learn Python The Hard way.
  • The Python Standard Library by Example.


Tkinter GUI Application Development Blueprints. 

This GUI Python book is for those that want to develop GUI applications like text editor, Chess game,audio player, weather reporter, phone book application etc

WxPython 2.8 Application Development Cookbook.

WxPython interface is  better than Tkinter at building complex GUIs, primarily because it has a large base of natively supported widgets.
This Python book is for those that what to build GUI applications using WxPython.  

PySide GUI Application Development
If you want to develop more dynamic and robust GUI applications
using PySide, this is a good book to start with.


  • Python Data Visualization Cookbook
  • Bioinformatics with Python Cookbook – This book is great for research in computational biology.
  • Managing Your Biological Data with Python – Another great book for computational biology.
  • Python for Secret Agents
  • Building Machine Learning Systems with Python – This book is for Python programmers who want to learn how to perform machine learning using open source libraries.

Best Python Database Books.

  • MySQL for Python

Best Python Books for Game Developers.

  • Python Game Programming By Example
  • More Python Programming for the Absolute Beginner – This Python book is very friendly to beginners yet very good to make you among the top python game developers. It’s the bomb!!!…
  • Beginning Game Development with Python and Pygame From Novice to Professional.
  • Inventwithpython

Best Python web framework books.

 Django books:

 I recommend the following books for web developers who want to get started with Django for web development.
  • Learning Django Web Development.
  • Pro Django.
  • Web Development with Django Cookbook.
  • Lightweight Django.

Flask web framework books:

  • Flask Blueprints.
  • Flask Framework Cookbook.

Python Networking Books

  • Python Network Programming Cookbook.
  • Twisted Network Programming Essentials.
  • Foundations of Python Network Programming.
 Let me know the best Python book you have read via the comment session.
Also if you know any nice book not listed here, please tell us about the book via the comment section.

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Rapture Godson

I am Godson; the brain behind Cool Python Codes. On this blog, I will make Python much fun and very practical. My up-to-date tutorials are based on my studies and they are very easy for you to understand.