On LISP: Advanced Techniques for Common LISP
by Paul Graham
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1993
Number of pages: 426
Written by a Lisp expert, this is the most comprehensive tutorial on the advanced features of Lisp for experienced programmers. It shows how to program in the bottom-up style that is ideal for Lisp programming, and includes a unique, practical collection of Lisp programming techniques that shows how to take advantage of the language's design for efficient programming in a wide variety of applications.
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