Learning a new language and its associated paradigm and tools is challenging, especially with our hectic schedules. With "Clojure Made Simple" there is enough guidance to get you started with Clojure, a modern lisp for the Java Virtual Machine.
Leaning Clojure is a great way to start thinking in a functional way, something that is invaluable as our underlying hardware changes to be more scalable through the number of processor cores rather than individual speed. By introducing you to the important parts of the Clojure language in a practical way, this book gives you a jump start in learning Clojure and gets you productive quickly. It will help you understand the value of discovering Clojure in more depth.