A treasure trove of practical knowledge
for effectively hacking Lisp in the 21st century.
This is your chance to learn from the master!
[Luke Gorrie, creator of SLIME]
A piece of jewel. Overall, an amazing book and one that must
be on your desk if you are a serious Lisp developer.
[Rangarajan Krishnamoorthy (full review)]
I have been programming in Common Lisp for the last 35
years, but when I went through the new book, I felt like a
kid in a candy store, discovering all kinds of new/old
patterns that were enlightening to me.
[Jans Aasman, president and CEO of Franz Inc.]
The optimization chapter is excellent. I'm not aware of any
other resource that summarizes all this information and the
explanations are clear. This is a great reference.
[Arthur Lemmens, organizer of the ECLM]
This is a reference book of advanced CL techniques, but I've
read it cover to cover, and learned a lot from it, even
though I've been using Lisp for more than a decade.
Weitz writes with clarity and concision, and has produced a
book which can be read in one sitting or dipped into at
leisure and will extend the practice of even seasoned Common
[Christophe Rhodes, SBCL maintainer]