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*''[ Les Houches Lectures on Fields, Strings and Duality]'' by R. Dijkgraaf (hep-th/9703136, [ abs], [ ps], [ pdf] 152 pages, 31 figures)
*''[ Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory]'' by Elias Kiritsis (hep-th/9708130, [ abs], [ ps], [ pdf], 60 pages, 4 figures)
*''[ String Primer]'' by E. Alvarez and P. Meessen (hep-th/9810240, [ abs], [ ps], [ pdf] 87 pages, 4 figures)

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  • String Theory by Joe Polchinski, two volumes, CUP, 1998: There are corrections listed on the Big Book of String homepage on Polchinski's homepage. Some of these corrections were made to the reprinting in 2000.
    • Volume 1: An Introduction to the Bosonic String
    • Volume 2: Superstring Theory and Beyond
  • Superstring Theory by Michael Green, John Schwarz and Edward Witten, two volumes, CUP, 1988
    • Volume 1: Introduction
    • Volume 2: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology
  • String Theory and M-Theory by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker and John Schwarz, CUP 2006
  • A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach, CUP
  • Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model by Michael Dine, CUP 2007
  • Gravity and Strings by Tomás Ortín, CUP 2004