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IT is an interesting field; you are never done learning. In fact, things move pretty fast and it is hard to keep up. Even if you think you your job is stable, there are no guarantees and it pays to keep your skill sharp.
I recently compiled a list of books that have helped me or are on my list to read (well, a couple of them I wrote) and I thought that list would be helpful to those who want to learn more about SQL Server.
Beginning T-SQL 2008
Beginning T-SQL 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals
Take your T-SQL skills to the next level
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Windows Functions
Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008: T-SQL Programming
Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008: T-SQL Querying
Transactions and Locking
SQL Server Concurrency
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals
Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting
Professional SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting
Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server 2012
SQL Server Execution Plans
Performance Tuning with Dynamic Management Views