Crypto in Literature

The easiest thing to do is gain an understanding of the basics of the blockchain through some of the literature articles and the best bitcoin books we’ll mention here.

In this article, we’ll tell you about the best crypto books to read. Including some of the best crypto trading books, and ultimate guide books on crypto in general. There’s some great basic and technical literature out there for any type of readers, new or existing in the cryptocurrency sphere.

What are cryptocurrencies?

So before we get into cryptocurrency books and articles, let us give you a quick breakdown of what a cryptocurrency is and how it operates. The first-ever cryptocurrency to be developed was Bitcoin (BTC) in January 2009, by Satoshi Nakamoto. The currency was developed to remove the traditional third party entities when making transfers. However, not all cryptocurrencies are used for the same reasons as BTC. There are several other use cases for other tokens. Cryptocurrencies can be used in many industries including:

  • Medical data handling and tracking;
  • Internet of value;
  • International transfers;
  • Website monetization;
  • Stable coin alternatives to fiat.

On top of this, there are 1000s of currencies that can be used to stake on platforms to receive rewards and special perks for helping to secure the network. Here are 15 popular cryptocurrencies, what’s your pick?

  1. Bitcoin;
  2. Ethereum;
  3. Tether;
  4. Nano;
  5. Ripple;
  6. Dogecoin;
  7. Polkadot;
  8. Litecoin;
  9. DASH;
  10. Monero;
  11. Verge;
  12. DigiByte
  13. ZEN
  14. ARK
  15. Zcash

Each of these companies has a different use case for the cryptocurrencies that operate on their blockchain. So to understand the blockchain in more depth, let’s run through the best crypto books to read.

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