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Normally I would ask on Stack Overflow, but after reading the rules I am positive that it is not the right place.

I am not even sure if this is the right place to ask this "meta" question?

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Nowhere. Recommendation questions (afaik) are off-topic within the entire network. –  Bart May 17 '13 at 18:07
    
The only place would be an appropriate chatroom. Broad recommendation questions (about books or anything else) simply don't work with the Q&A philosophy and format of the site. Nothing inherently wrong with these questions, but Stack Exchange is focused on something else: practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. –  Yannis May 17 '13 at 18:14
    
Book recommendation questions about databases specifically are most likely welcome in The Heap - where the over-arching topic is databases but we talk about a broad range of things. –  Aaron Bertrand May 17 '13 at 18:40

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Currently there is no Stack Exchange site where you can ask about recommendations. That does not fit a Q&A site. We don't want answers getting outdated or being subjective.

Since today there is a brand new site for Software Recommendations.

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