Arika Okrent, "In the Land of Invented Languages"
- I was very interested to see the review by Harley Sims of "In the Land of Invented Languages" by Arika Okrent in the current Mythlore. I don't dispute any of Sims' specific criticisms, but my own overall assessment was entirely opposite. As an outsider to the field of invented languages, I found the book immensely readable and informative. I wrote a very favorable review for SIAM (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics) News: