Successful Lisp arrives
My copy has arrived!Lispmeister.com : Buy "Successful Lisp" at amazon.com
It is in beautiful condition, the cover looks great. Opening it up is a joy: the pages are crisp and new, the font lovely.
My only gripe? Each right-hand page has a tiny left-hand margin and a big right-hand one. I can see the spine coming under a lot of pressure as I struggle to see the first word of each line.
I ordered mine early from Booksurge.com. No complaints about speed of delivery, but the web store experience was scary, and response from customer service was non-existent. When I input all the details and confirmed the order, up popped a record of the transaction with a blank order number, and a list of things which I hadn't ordered, and the wrong total in dollars !!! Eeek. Phone number given on the site didn't work - eeek! Three e-mails to the address given - no response at all. Ohno!! I was getting a mite agitated I can tell you.
I was somewhat comforted when VISA confirmed the correct amount for Successful Lisp had actually been deducted ( and not the bogus amount) and that there were no other unaccounted for transactions.
Anyway, I am pretty much convinced I have not been phished and the book is here.
One last thing: David Lamkins ( author) should refrain from dyeing his hair (IMHO) !!