Book Reviews

Here are some reviews from the British Go Journal and the American Go Journal of some Go instructional books, and also some Go-related novels. 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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21st Century Dictionary of Basic Joseki

BGJ 173 Autumn 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Takao Shinji

This is a 2010 update of the respected Ishida’s Dictionary of Basic Joseki (3 volumes).

Get Strong Series; Get Strong at Joseki

BGJ 173 Autumn 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Richard Bozulich

There are three volumes, each covering a different set of common joseki. The books are divided so that the problems explore three themes.

Whole Board Thinking in Joseki

BGJ 173 Autumn 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Yilun Yang

Elementary Go Series; Vol 2 - 38 Basic Joseki

BGJ 173 Autumn 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by James Davies

4-4 Point Joseki - A Brief Introduction

BGJ 173 Autumn 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by William Cobb

Vital Points and Skilful Finesse for Sabaki; Hinoki Press

BGJ 172 Summer 2015, Author: Roger Huyshe

by Yoda Norimoto

Get Strong Series; Vol 5 - Get Strong at Invading

BGJ 172 Summer 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Richard Bozulich

Attacking and Defending Moyos; Kiseido

BGJ 172 Summer 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by von Zeist and Bozulich

Invasions AND Reductions; Slate and Shell

BGJ 172 Summer 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Iwamoto Kaoru

Reducing Territorial Frameworks; Kiseido

BGJ 172 Summer 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Shuko Fujisawa

200 Endgame Problems

BGJ 171 Spring 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Shirae Haruhiko

Monkey Jump Workshop

BGJ 171 Spring 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Richard Hunter

Get Strong Series; Vol 7 - Get Strong at the Endgame

BGJ 171 Spring 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Richard Bozulich

Elementary Go Series; Vol 6 - The Endgame

BGJ 171 Spring 2015, Reviewer: Roger Huyshe

by Davies/Ogawa

Patterns of the Sanrensei

BGJ 160 Summer 2012

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The Meijin's Retirement Game

BGJ 160 Summer 2012

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Proverbs

BGJ 115 Summer 1999

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Teach Yourself Go

BGJ 115 Summer 1999

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Understanding Dan Level Play

BGJ 159 Spring 2012

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How Not to Play Go

BGJ 159 Spring 2012

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