On Oct 2, 2007, at 2:45 AM, Mohit Sindhwani wrote:

> Michael Bevilacqua-Linn wrote:
>> Programming From The Ground Up - An Introduction to Programming  
>> using Linux
>> Assembly Language is quite good.
>>
>> But if you're looking to start programming in C, why not just start
>> programming in C?
>>
>> I've always liked the O'Reilly Practical C book and, of course, The C
>> Programming Language (K&R) is a classic and well worth the read.   
>> And I seem
>> to have lost my copy :-/
>>
>> MBL
>>
>
> IMHO, the Waite Group's "New C Primer Plus" does quite an excellent  
> job of taking you into C from nowhere.  It's perhaps not the best  
> book (I haven't read Practical C) but it was one of the early books  
> I read and I've been quite impressed right since then.
>
> Cheers,
> Mohit.
> 10/2/2007 | 3:45 PM.
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C all-in-one for dummies is the most gentle intro, and is fairly up  
to date, good read.
C Primer Plus by Steven Prata is very good. It is a bit more on the  
dry reading side though.