Mark Bennett <mark / the-bennetts.ca> wrote:
> I just learned Python a few months ago when I started a new job.  One 
> of my coworkers recommended the excellent Dive Into Python book.  
> (http://www.diveintopython.org)  It's good because it's relatively 
> short, and directed towards someone who has programmed before.  It also 
> focuses on teach by giving examples of things you do in your code on a 
> daily basis, so I've found it to be a good resource even now that I 
> consider myself fairly comfortable with Python.

Another great beginning-to-intermediate level book is Practical Common
Lisp (http://www.gigamonkeys.com/book/). We could definitely take some
inspiration from that.

martin