Best book to learn Python?

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Sun Feb 27 16:20:00 EST 2000

Quill <Quillsmind at> wrote:
> I'd like to learn Python, and I want to purchase a good book. I'd like
> one that is suitable for a beginning programmer. If anyone has had any
> success learning from a book please let me know. Please post responses to
> the group.

"Learning Python" and "The Quick Python Book" is probably
your best bets at the moment.  they're a bit different in style;
you may wish to check them out in your local bookstore to see
which one you prefer.

you can more info via the page:

(but consider ordering via,
or support your local bookstore...)


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