Common Lisp: An Interactive Approach
by Stuart Charles Shapiro
Publisher: W.H. Freeman & Company 1999
Number of pages: 358
The purpose of this book is to teach the Common Lisp programming language. Because of the varied interests in Lisp, this book has tried to present it in a general and neutral setting, rather than specifically in the context of any of the special fields in which it is used. Since this book assumes that students will have had experience with some imperative programming language, it teaches pure Lisp before the imperative constructs.
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by Bert Burgemeister
Common Lisp Quick Reference is a free booklet with short descriptions of the thousand or so symbols defined in the ANSI standard. Its purpose is to give a quick overview on things they know already, or some clue on what to look up elsewhere.
by John McCarthy - The MIT Press
The LISP language is designed primarily for symbolic data processing used for symbolic calculations in differential and integral calculus, electrical circuit theory, mathematical logic, etc. The manual describes LISP, a formal mathematical language.
by David S. Touretzky - Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co
This is a gentle introduction to Common Lisp for students taking their first programming course. No prior mathematical background beyond arithmetic is assumed. There are lots of examples, the author avoided technical jargon.
by David J. Cooper, Jr. - Franz Inc.
The purpose of this book is to showcase the features of Common Lisp, and to give you a quick-start guide for using Common Lisp as a development environment. This guide gives you all the tools you need to begin writing Lisp applications.