Basic Lisp Techniques
by David J. Cooper, Jr.
Publisher: Franz Inc. 2003
Number of pages: 100
The purpose of this book is to showcase the features that make Common Lisp so much better than Perl, Python, Java, C++, C#, and to give you a "quick-start" guide for using Common Lisp as a development environment. If you are an experienced programmer in languages other than Lisp, this guide gives you all the tools you need to begin writing Lisp applications. If you've had some exposure to Lisp in the past, this guide will help refresh those memories and shed some new light on CL for you.
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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 Johnson-Davies
The tutorials are aimed at someone with no previous experience of programming, and they are designed to take the reader to the stage where they can start writing their own programs to solve practical, interesting applications.
by Richard P. Gabriel - The MIT Press
The book describes the Lisp implementation techniques in use and serves as a handbook to the implementation of all Lisp expressions. It provides performance information using the benchmarking tools to measure the various Lisp systems.
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.