Exciting Feedback from Around the World

Go Magazine

As reviewed in Go (en Weg) magazine, December 2012

... this is a unique and practical guide. .....(more)


The Mercury
(Kwazulu-Natal Newspaper)

It is not often that you come across a book .....more

DOITNOW Magazine

For the review that best portrays the book as I intended it to be experienced, see the review by Kobus Bresler from the DOITNOW magazine in this pdf.

Louis Lombaard

(Translated from the original Afrikaans)

"I want to congratulate you (the translator Olivier Bosman) on your excellent work. I've already ....more

Prof Johan van Staden, Astronomy Lecturer, University of Pretoria

Translated from the original Afrikaans

"I read through your book this weekend and ...more


KykNet TV

As recommended on the Afrikaans Kyknet TV breakfast channel in August 2012 (video clip)

Vrouekeur Magazine

As reviewed in Vrouekeur magazine, August 2012 (click) (Eng translation)

A Reader

"Astronomy within reach really is a most useful book which I will strongly recommend."

Francois Germishuizen

"I started reading while I was away last week and found the book difficult to put down — it reads almost like a good novel! "

A Reader

"I especially enjoyed the bits about SA's involvement in the Space Race, telescopes around the country. I imagined .......more

Young Louis

Young Louis using the stereo glasses and ...more

Game and Hunt

As reviewed in Game and Hunt / Wild en Jag magazine

"Astronomy Within Reach makes it possible for .... more

A Reader

"....your book makes it much easier to explain what pots above. Grrrreat job! well done."

A Reader

" Well done! Many thanks, will forward your mail to those that would be interested."

Bill Mciver

"I am happy to report that I am absolutely delighted with the book .......more

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

" We have purchased your book.....more

Charlie Els

" I did enjoy “Astronomy within Reach”; so much so that.....more

Alexander Road School
Port Elizabeth

Astronomy Within Reach was donated to this school in memory of the author's father John Young (1923 - 2013) more

A Reader
Translated from original Afr

"I STAND IN AWE! Just received your book. Looks brilliant! Going to start reading tonight. Thanks for the personal note written up front. That just makes it. Hope you sell miliions"

Graeme Stead

" — sure you can quote me. In fact what I can also say is that I only got involved in Astronomy only about 3 years ago. .......more

Dewald Liddle

"First of all. I would like to congratulate you on your book. Astronomy within reach.

I got a copy of it and really helped me to explain the night skies to my friends and family."