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Here is a list of useful Python books, both for learning and for reference.
 
Here is a list of useful Python books, both for learning and for reference.
  
; Learning Python, Mark Lutz and David Ascher, O'Reilly 591 pages : A good and popular introduction.
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; Learning Python, Mark Lutz and David Ascher, O'Reilly, 591 pages : A good and popular introduction.
 
; Core Python, Wesley J. Chun, Prentice-Hall, 2007, 1077 pages : An all-round, ground-up treatment that goes into more depth than "Learning Python" but is still accessible to a beginner.
 
; Core Python, Wesley J. Chun, Prentice-Hall, 2007, 1077 pages : An all-round, ground-up treatment that goes into more depth than "Learning Python" but is still accessible to a beginner.
; Beginning Python (Novice to Professional), Magnus Lie Hetland, Apress 640 pages : Uses graded practical projects.
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; Beginning Python (Novice to Professional), Magnus Lie Hetland, Apress, 640 pages : Uses graded practical projects.
 
; Programming Python, Mark Lutz, O'Reilly, 2001, 1255 pages + CD-ROM : A good second book.
 
; Programming Python, Mark Lutz, O'Reilly, 2001, 1255 pages + CD-ROM : A good second book.
; Dive Into Python, Mark Pilgrim, Apress 413 pages : A good second book, based on real example programs. Also available free online and for download [http://diveintopython.org/].
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; Dive Into Python, Mark Pilgrim, Apress, 413 pages : A good second book, or for someone with solid experience in other languages. Based on real example programs. Also available free online and for download [http://diveintopython.org/].
  
 
For more detailed descriptions, see this [http://www.awaretek.com/book.html list]. There is also extensive information about books on the [http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonBooks Python Wiki]
 
For more detailed descriptions, see this [http://www.awaretek.com/book.html list]. There is also extensive information about books on the [http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonBooks Python Wiki]
  
 
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Here is a list of useful Python books, both for learning and for reference.

Learning Python, Mark Lutz and David Ascher, O'Reilly, 591 pages 
A good and popular introduction.
Core Python, Wesley J. Chun, Prentice-Hall, 2007, 1077 pages 
An all-round, ground-up treatment that goes into more depth than "Learning Python" but is still accessible to a beginner.
Beginning Python (Novice to Professional), Magnus Lie Hetland, Apress, 640 pages 
Uses graded practical projects.
Programming Python, Mark Lutz, O'Reilly, 2001, 1255 pages + CD-ROM 
A good second book.
Dive Into Python, Mark Pilgrim, Apress, 413 pages 
A good second book, or for someone with solid experience in other languages. Based on real example programs. Also available free online and for download [1].

For more detailed descriptions, see this list. There is also extensive information about books on the Python Wiki