Last fall, when I was still┬ámulling over this programming thing, I spotted this book in Josh’s collection and decided it would make for some light holiday reading:

SICP

The book is Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, by Harold Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman with Julie Sussman, otherwise known as SICP. From the book jacket:

“This is a long book, which takes time and effort to digest, but it is never dull and it reinforces my belief that one of the main attractions of the academic study of computing is that it is fun.” – David Barron, Prof. of Computer Studies, University of Southampton

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