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Book Reviews by Danny Yee



Over 900 book reviews, covering most subjects and genres.



 



Elliptic Tales (Avner Ash, Robert Gross)
Curves, Counting, and Number Theory



Music, Language, and the Brain (Aniruddh D. Patel)
links in rhythm, melody, syntax, meaning, evolution



The Empress of Weehawken (Irene Dische)
an acerbically funny German-American life



Approaches to Teaching The Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber) (Andrew Schonebaum, Tina Lu)
historical + cultural contexts, intertextuality, afterlives, pedagogy



Travel Fast or Smart? (David Metz)
A Manifesto for an Intelligent Transport Policy



Fractals: A Very Short Introduction (Kenneth Falconer)
the obvious starting point for lay readers



Fractals (Hans Lauwerier)
Endlessly Repeated Geometrical Figures



Another Man's City (Ch'oe In-ho)
is K stuck inside a virtual reality?



Finnish Lessons 2.0 (Pasi Sahlberg)
What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?



Fractal Geometry (Kenneth Falconer)
Mathematical Foundations and Applications



Fractals Everywhere (Michael F. Barnsley)
the power of iterated function systems



A Tale of Two Fractals (A.A. Kirillov)
the Sierpinksi and Apollonian gaskets



Chinese Rhyme-Prose (Burton Watson)
Poems in the Fu Form from the Han and Six Dynasties Periods