Modern Recording Techniques by David Miles Huber and Robert Runstein. A great book for beginning audio engineers and experienced ones alike. Written in plain english, easy to understand, just a great reference book to have around the studio. 630 pages, covers everything from AAC to Copyright protection, to Hi-hat Miking technique, to MIDI, to punching in, to Spectrum Analyzer, to waveform characteristics, to Zenith magnetc tape head alignment. Literally reading from the index.
Mastering Music At Home by Mitch Gallagher
I checked it out at the library. Still haven't returned it.
I've read it about 2 or 3 times. I recommend it to
everybody who's serious about mastering their own