Danny Yee's Book Reviews

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Latest reviews (all recent reviews)
Second-Hand Time: The Last of the Soviets (Svetlana Alexievich)
- twenty oral histories from 1991 to 2012
*Until the Lions: Echoes From The Mahabharata (Karthika Naïr)
- poetry with subaltern perspectives within the Indian epic
The Armourer's House (Rosemary Sutcliff)
- an eight year old moves to Henry VIII's London
The Hills Reply (Tarjei Vesaas)
- prose poetry, coming of age in Norwegian landscapes
Animal Science (Nicola Davies)
Poo; Extreme Animals; What's Eating You?; Just the Right Size; Talk, Talk, Squawk!; Deadly!
**Arithmetic (Paul Lockhart)
- a deep look at elementary mathematics

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