Selected chapters: Uncatalyzed Additions of Nucleophilic Alkenes to C=X. Allyl organometallics. Heteroatom-stabilized allylic anions. Propargyl and allenyl organometallics. The Aldol reaction: general acid and base catalysis. The Aldol reaction: group I and group II enolates. The Aldol reaction: group III enolates. Zinc enolates: the Reformatsky and Blaise Reactions. The Aldol reaction: transition metal enolates. The Knoevenagel reaction. The Perkin reaction. Darzens' glycidic ester condensation. Use of enzymatic Aldol reactions in synthesis. Metalloenamines. Hydrazone anions. Catalyzed Additions of Nucleophilic Alkenes to C=X. The Prins and related reactions. Allylsilanes, allylstannanes and related systems. Asymmetric synthesis with enol ethers. Reactions of activated dienes with aldehydes. Addition-Elimination Reactions (Acylations). The aliphatic Friedel-Crafts reaction. The biomolecular aromatic Friedel-Crafts reaction. The Reimer-Tiemann reaction. The Vilsmeier-Haack reaction. Acylation of esters, ketones and nitriles. The Eschenmoser coupling reaction. Additions of Nucleophilic Alkenes to C=NR and C=NR2+. The bimolecular aliphatic Mannich and related reactions. The bimolecular aromatic Mannich reaction. The intramolecular Mannich and related reactions. Additions to N-acyliminium ions. The Passerini and Ugi reactions. Author index. Subject index.