I don't have much to say except that there are very few programming books that reach this level of authority and clarity. Read morePublished 19 months ago by candid_review
This book is fantastic.
Paul Graham shows a lot of great programming techniques for Lisp. If you learnt Lisp in a short course as an undergrad, or if you played a bit with it... Read more
I've been programming Perl for over 10 years. I started to read On Lisp recently (though I've had to stop for a few weeks while I finish an "emergency" project) and the book has... Read morePublished on July 16, 2006 by D. Cameron
First time I read it I couldn't understand much past the beginning tutorial chapters on macros. After going through a lot of other stuff and learning Scheme and Prolog on the way,... Read morePublished on February 19, 2006 by autodidact
It is a really great book on Lisp and the concept of bottom-up programming. Instead of directly programming in your favoriate (or required) programming language, you... Read more
Finally I found out why people like Stallman consider Lisp the most 'powerful' language in existence. Read morePublished on April 4, 2000 by cal