lispdoc - results for read-from-string

(read-from-string string &optional (eof-error-p t) eof-value &key (start 0) end
 preserve-whitespace)
Function: The characters of string are successively given to the lisp reader and the lisp object built by the reader is returned. Macro chars will take effect.
Example:
(defun base64->obj (string)
  (ignore-errors
   (with-safe-io-syntax
    (read-from-string (base64-decode string)))))
Mentioned in:
CLtL2 - 22.2.1. Input from Character Streams
CLtL2 - Appendix C.
HyperSpec - Function READ-FROM-STRING
On Lisp - Operations on Lists
PCL - anonymous functions
PCL - query parameter types
Successful Lisp - chapter21