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Post #1 Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:49 am 
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I live in Asia, but I don't know where to purchase Go books.

I have been looking for The Second Book of Go. But the book on Amazon is priced from $60 to as high as $500(!).

Is the book still being published? I've checked on the publisher's website and still being listed
http://www.kiseidopublishing.com/Begin2.htm

So where can I buy go books aside from Amazon?

Are these highly recommended books also available as Kindle or ePub?

I am basing the recommendations from David Carlton's list http://www.gobooks.info/bib-difficulty.html

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Sherwin

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Post #2 Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:36 am 
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Buy Kiseido books directly from Kiseido
http://www.kiseidopublishing.com/go_books.htm

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Post #3 Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:32 am 
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The second book of go is no longer in print, so that's why it's so expensive. It's a bit of a shame, because I thought it was a great book to read for beginners after they read the cho chikun introduction book.

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Post #4 Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:16 pm 
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Allan-T ... SwRXRZQwq2

Only a few hours left for this auction. good luck.

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Post #5 Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:50 pm 
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tchan001 wrote:
Only a few hours left for this auction.


There it says “Time left: 8d 22h”; better not bid too early in order not to drive the price unnecessarily higher.

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Post #6 Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:10 pm 
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Oops i misread the time. Thanks for pointing it out Bonobo.
Do be aware that shipping for books can be quite expensive.

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Post #7 Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:27 am 
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This is another more up to date resource on books and how they rate.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1G2i ... HjBpY/edit

This guy explains what books he read, rates them, and when he studied them to reach 6 dan.

David Carlton's site is a bit dated from the mid 2000s.


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