Top 10 Books for Beginners to Learn Python

In this article, I will show you the Top 10 Books for Beginners to Learn Python in 2020. Let’s explore them one by one so that you can become a Python Pro very quickly.

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, 2nd Edition: Practical Programming for Total Beginners

This is one of the most popular book in Python, which helps you to automate lot of your daily tasks via Python. Check out the latest price in Amazon.

Python Crash Course, 2nd Edition: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming

This is also one of my favorite book in Python. It’s easy to read and good for beginners. Checkout the latest price on Amazon.

Data Wrangling with Python: Creating actionable data from raw sources

Want to manipulate data with Python? then read this book which will help you to get started with Data manipulation with Python. Checkout the latest price on Amazon.

Head First Python: A Brain-Friendly Guide

I am a big fan of the Head First series, and this book from Head First is a pure Gem. They represent everything in a funny way that, you will just love to read the whole book and learn python quickly. Check out the latest price on Amazon.

Intro to Python for Computer Science and Data Science: Learning to Program with AI, Big Data and The Cloud

This is one of the best books on Python for beginners. Check the price on Amazon.

High-Performance Python: Practical Performant Programming for Humans

To improve performance of your Python application learn this book. Checkout the latest price on Amazon.

Python All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

If you are new to Python and want to become an expert very quickly, then please read this book. Checkout the price on Amazon.

The Python Workshop: A New, Interactive Approach to Learning Python

It’s great for beginners like myself, and I would imagine also good for those who already know Python, but want to brush up or learn a new process. The writing is easy to understand and explains concepts very well. Bottom line: great for physical learners.

Data Science Projects with Python

This book teaches you the best practices of data science and machine learning based on real-world case studies. I found this highly valuable because you are able to actually work on real data sets. This really made the book great for a beginner/intermediate data scientist like myself. These explanations really helped me get a better understanding of pandas and scikit-learn.

Architecture Patterns with Python: Enabling Test-Driven Development, Domain-Driven Design, and Event-Driven Microservices

As a self-learner, I have read a lot of python books and have learned a ton from them. This book may not only greatly improve the way I write python, but I think it will transform the department I work for and other teams that use python. The authors work for an international furniture company and use examples from their work that are real but also comprehensible – you can understand that they want to improve delivery times and follow their thinking as they do it.


Python is one of the most loved programming languages by developers, data scientists, software engineers, and even hackers because of its versatility, flexibility, and object-oriented features. Although it’s a high-level language and can do complex tasks, Python is easy to learn and has a clean syntax. So if you like me, want to read-only hard paper books, then these are the best choices for you to learn Python and become a software engineer or a Data scientist.

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