[texhax] Recommended litterature on TeX and LaTeX

Andrew Marlow apm35 at student.open.ac.uk
Sat Nov 13 14:17:39 CET 2004

Stefan Björk <stefan at raggmunk.nu> on 12 November 2004 at 06:28 +0000 wrote:
>I was about to buy Knuth's "The TeXbook" and Lamports "LaTeX: A Document 
>Preparation System", when I realized those book were quite expensive. 
>This does not mean that I will not buy them, but I'd like to ask how the 
>other books mentioned in the FAQ compare to the "original" TeX and LaTeX 
>works? I have glanced in both books at the local library, so I have a 
>vague idea of their styles and contents.
>I'm a (below?) average LaTeX user, with some basic knowledge about TeX, 
>so I do not look for the "TeX for Dummies" kind of book.

IMO TeX for the Impatient is quite good.
And The LaTeX Companion is indispensible!


Andrew Marlow
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