Mac OS X for Unix geeks 4th edition / Brian Jepson, O’Reilly, 2008
Here is a book that will be really useful when I get a Mac. Did you know that apt-get has an equivalent called Fink? Though there are 400 pages, this feels like a compact book because it is printed and bound nicely.
Cocoa programming for Mac OS X for dummies / by Erick Tejkowski, Wiley, 2009
Here is GUI application programming for the MAC. Learn the Cocoa IDE and a bit about programming in Objective C. The author gives lots of practical advice and some code examples in 375 pages.
Professional iPhone and iPod touch programming : building applications for Mobile Safari / Richard Wagner. Wiley, c2008