C++, Short Bibliography

The green bullets denote texts better suited for newcomers.

 The C++ Programming Language , 3rd Edition / Stroustrup
Addison-Wesley.

 C++ Primer, 3rd Edition / Lippman and Lajoie
Addison-Wesley.

 The Scott Meyers series, Addison-Wesley:
Effective C++ : 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs, 2nd Edition
More Effective C++ : 35 New Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs
and
Effective STL: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of the Standard Template Library

 Beginners' C++ Course, 3rd Edition (zipped word file, 70K) / Ron Wein