1. OBservations and assumptions; 2. EQuations of stellar evolution; 3. PHysics of gas and radiation; 4. NUclear processes; 5. EQuilibrium - simple models; 6. STability of stars; 7. EVolution of stars - schematic picture; 8. MAss loss from stars; 9. THe evolution of stars - a detailed picture; 10. EXotic stars: supernovae, pulsars, black holes; 11. INteracting binary stars; 12. THe stellar life cycle; Appendixes; References; Index.