Book Reviews

The order here is roughly the date order of the reviews. Click on Title to sort into alphabetical order.

Other reviews are available: David Carlton's Go Bibliography has reviews of many books, Go Books which has some showing book covers and other reviews can often be found on Sensei's Library or on Amazon or publishers' websites.

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Young Samurai: The Ring of Water

BGJ 155 Spring 2011

Winning Go

BGJ 154 Winter 2010

Vital Points and Skillful Finesse for Sabaki

BGJ 141 Summer 2007

Understanding How to Play Go

BGJ 123 Summer 2001

Understanding Dan Level Play

BGJ 159 Spring 2012

Train Like a Pro

American e-Journal

Top European Players Training

BGJ 146 Autumn 2008

Think Like a Pro: Pae

BGJ 143 Winter 2007

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

BGJ 155 Spring 2011

The Most Difficult Problem Ever — Igo Hatsuyoron 120

BGJ 158 Winter 2011/12

The Meijin's Retirement Game

BGJ 160 Summer 2012

The Go Companion

BGJ 148 Spring 2009

The Chinese Lake Murders

BGJ 156 Summer 2011

The Book of Go

BGJ 127 Summer 2002

The 21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki, Vol. 1

BGJ 158 Winter 2011/12

Teach Yourself Go

BGJ 115 Summer 1999

Proverbs

BGJ 115 Summer 1999

Patterns of the Sanrensei

BGJ 160 Summer 2012

Novel Plays and Shapes

BGJ 120 Autumn 2000

Novel Plays and Shapes

American e-Journal

Nie Weiping on Go

American e-Journal

New Go Proverbs Illustrated

American e-Journal

Monkey Jump Workshop

American e-Journal

Monkey Jump Workshop

BGJ 127 Summer 2002

Modern Joseki and Fuseki

American e-Journal

Mastering Ladders

BGJ 151 Spring 2010

Master Play: The Playing Styles of Seven Top Pros

BGJ 158 Winter 2011/12

Magic on the First Line

BGJ 152 Summer 2010

Jungsuk in our Time

BGJ 123 Summer 2001

How Not to Play Go

BGJ 159 Spring 2012

Handbook of Handicap Go

BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Goh or Wei Chi

BGJ 157 Autumn 2011

Go World Archive

American e-Journal

Go as Communication

BGJ 129 Autumn 2002

Games of Go

BGJ 149 Autumn 2009

Galactic Go: Volume 1

BGJ 121 Winter 2000

Fuseki Small Encyclopedia

BGJ 121 Winter 2000

Dictionary of Modern Fuseki

American e-Journal

Dictionary of Basic Joseki

American e-Journal

Cross-Cut Workshop

BGJ 125 Winter 2001

Creative Life and Death

BGJ 149 Summer 2009

Baduk Made Fun and Easy

BGJ 140 Spring 2007

All About Ko

BGJ 145 Summer 2008

A Way of Play for the 21st Century

BGJ 123 Summer 2001

501 Opening Problems

BGJ 129 Winter 2002

1001 Life and Death Problems

BGJ 129 Winter 2002

100 Tips

BGJ 144 Spring 2008

100 Challenging Go Problems for 100 Days of Study

American e-Journal