Danny Yee

Books and Media

my book reviews - ramblings of a pathologically eclectic generalist
a film diary - with brief comments and the occasional review
Australian bookshops and publishers
rec.arts.books.reviews - book reviews on Usenet
Reading Notes - including Harry Potter criticism.

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Links and News

The Story in the Torah - With a Mighty Hand [my review]
Finland loves its libraries - Guardian
Madeline Miller: reading the Iliad at age five - SMH
Living Below Sea Level - The Dutch and their Delta [my review]
an interview with children's Greek myths illustrator Carol Hénaff - BarefootBooks
Tove Jansson and the Moomins - BBC
secondhand bookshops I have known - AlbionBeatnik
taking patriarchal culture down bit by bit: the new 'Tomb Raider' movie - Junkee
An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State - Against Marriage [my review]
infatuation and mission in small-town India - The Painter of Signs [my review]
a brief history of the Oxford English Dictionary - Guardian
five translations of the Mesopotamian epic - Gilgamesh [my review]

(For more, see my blog Pathologically Polymathic or the latest book reviews.)

Other Resources

I don't really follow the publishing industry, or the latest in book gossip - I prefer to wait till five or ten years after a book's publication, when the fuss has died down a little and a longer-term perspective is available. If you're after book news I recommend the Complete Review's Literary Saloon, which also has links to other literary weblogs.

Danny Yee