"Even an experienced programmer would enjoy the book."
"All in all, How Computer Programming Works is an excellent treatise and great point of entry for computer science students, beginner programmers, or even those who are just curious about computer programming but who do not want to develop programs. Teachers should also get their hands on a copy - it's a superb example of how programming concepts can be explained without generating mass confusion. ..enhanced by Sarah Ishida's excellent illustrations. These work brilliantly alongside the writer's prose, and leave little excuse for not understanding these basic concepts."
(SA Computer Magazine) "I am sure that everyone knows of programs which would have been better if their authors had kept in mind some of the principles described here." (Computing)