In 11 chapters over 800 pages, Pasha and Golub have once again published an updated, popular and concise handbook sought by trainees all across the globe. Each chapter covers a range of sections from anatomy, physiology and diagnostic to new management details. Head and neck cancer, reconstruction surgery and paediatric otolaryngology has been extensively covered in a systematic manner. There is a new radiology appendix and updated illustrations by a host of new contributors. It is a true reference guide for early year ENT surgeons spanning important clinical areas with a ‘high yield’. Strongly recommended but slightly on the pricey side at around £92 for the paperback edition.