Danny Yee's Book Reviews

Over 1500 book reviews, covering all kinds of books —
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Latest reviews (all recent reviews)
Amsterdam: A Brief Life of the City (Geert Mak)
- from polders to provocations
How Dead Languages Work (Coulter H. George)
- a linguistic, historical + literary potpourri covering six languages
The Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs (Camilla Townsend)
- using indigenous Nahuatl sources
The Road to Middle-Earth (Tom Shippey)
J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century (Tom Shippey)
*Atlas of the Invisible (James Cheshire, Oliver Uberti)
Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World
The Travelling Cat Chronicles (Hiro Arikawa)
- a road-trip around Japan with a cat

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