I'm currently learning TeX. It is suprisingly difficult to find a good introduction to the basics of TeX. Perhaps because its creator, Donald Knuth, already wrote the definitive work: The TeXbook. His writing style is quite readable and often enjoyable.
Besides creating TeX, Knuth is also the author of The Art of Computer Programming, a series of books American Scientist ranked along side Einstein's work on relativity and Mandelbrot's work on fractals. The man doesn't seem to know how to go only half way on a project.
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