Franz Graser writes:
The German publishing company Franzis Verlag has just released a new book about Blender 2.5. Its author Heiner Stiller describes the software on a level which is suitable for beginners and newcomers. He explains the structures and the basic usage of the program, modeling, as well as the use of materials, lightning and rendering in easy-to-follow tutorials that can be replicated even by absolute beginners. Therefore this book is the ideal startinhg point for all users who want to get into one of the most powerfull 3D Packages on the market. The book is based on the most recent 2.5x version of the software and explains the new user interface in full detail.
More information about the book (in German):