Robert Irwin's forthcoming Overlook tour-de-force Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents gets a Starred Review in the latest Library Journal:
"He takes a subject that could be deadly dull and makes it live: he possesses magisterial familiarity with the sources (more than two millennia's worth), his judgments are measured and urbane, and he delivers his numerous asides with a sly sense of humor. A serious work of scholarship that is a delight to read from start to finish."
Not too shabby, eh? We'll put it in the trophy case right next to the Starred PW review! We love you, you librarians.--Jimmy