Book Review

BGJ 156 Summer 2011

Reviewer: Tony Atkins

ISBN 0-226-84865-5 (publisher University of Chicago Press)

Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) was a Dutch diplomat and scholar of oriental culture who turned to writing novels to help popularise the genre of the Chinese det



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BGJ 155 Spring 2011

Reviewer: Tony Atkins

ISBN 978-0-141-33254-3

“The Ring of Water” is the fifth book in the Young Samurai series of books for teenagers. They are written by Chris Bradford.



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BGJ 155 Spring 2011

Reviewer: Bill Brakes

Hard back edition ISBN 978-0-340-92156-2
Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-340-92157-9
Paperback B-format ISBN 978-0-340-92158-6
Paperback A-format ISBN 978-0-340-92159-3



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Many new Book Reviews by Philip Waldron, originally published in the American e-Journal, are now available in our Book Review section.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 0-9641847-2-9

I must beat the Japanese 9-dans. Move X showed good judgment and took the whole board situation into account. One must come up with a battle strategy that is based on detailed analysis.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

Whatever their playing strength, every go player been caught in an unknown joseki sequence and found themselves wondering whether the game would be over before the opening was finished.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 4-906574-81-0

The phrase “opening dictionary” brings to mind massive chess tomes filled with a maze of variations for every conceivable opening.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 1-889554-52-9

When I first heard that a book bearing Lee Chang Ho’s name had been translated into English, I was initially dubious.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

ISBN 0-9641847-4-5

Common wisdom holds that one of the best ways to get stronger at go is to study problems.



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American e-Journal review, republished by permission of the American Go Association

Reviewer: Philip Waldron

For over thirty years, Go World magazine has been the premier source of English-language news, teaching and game analysis. First published at a time when only a handful of go books were available, Go World quickly became an invaluable resource for Western go players.



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