Like "Where Wizards Stay Up Late", "Nerds 2.0.1" attempted to state a history of the internet. It was filled with interviews, information, and stories. As a referance source its not the best because it goes off on multiple tangents, making little to no effort (in my opinion) to keep the story continuous.
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet
Authored by Katie Hafner And Matthew Lyon
Reviewed by Robert Warwick
These days we take networks for granted. Who needs to transfer files via disk when a quick Appletalk connection will do the job? All machines can talk to each other. The Internet is there and works quickly, reliably, and is easy to hook up to.