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LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2015

Below is a list of nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the September 15, 2015 issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

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Arts & Humanities

Art Instruction

colorpattern91515Howell, Khristian A. Color + Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design. Rockport: Quarto. 2015. 176p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631590412. pap. $25. ART INSTRUCTION

Sketch City: Tips and Inspiration for Drawing on Location. Gingko. 2015. 224p. ed. by Dopress Bks. illus. ISBN 9781584235927. pap. $29.95. ART INSTRUCTION

Crafts

Cards That Wow with Sizzix: Techniques and Ideas for Using Die-Cutting and Embossing Machines. Creative Publishing Int’l: Quarto. Sept. 2015. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781589238848. pap. $22.99. CRAFTS

Surian, Adrianne. DIY T-Shirt Crafts: From Braided Bracelets to Floor Pillows, 50 Unexpected Ways To Recycle Your Old T-Shirts. Adams Media. 2015. 176p. illus. index. ISBN 9781440589676. pap. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9781440589683. CRAFTS

DIY

Fine Homebuilding Eds. Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. Taunton. (For Pros by Pros). 2015. 272p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631860058. pap. $24.95. DIY

Johnson, Samantha & Daniel Johnson. How To Build Chicken Coops: Everything You Need To Know. Voyageur: Quarto. 2015. 176p. illus. index. ISBN 9780760347331. pap. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9781627886116. DIY

Fiber Crafts

A–Z of Heirloom Sewing. Search. (Classics). 2015. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782211716. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS

500 Crochet Stitches: The Ultimate Crochet Stitch Bible. Griffin: St. Martin’s. 2015. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9781250067302. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Leins, Amanda. Wanderlust Quilts: 10 Modern Projects Inspired by Classic Art & Architecture. Stash: C&T. 2015. 112p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781617450594. pap. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Lindner, Dee. Sew Cute and Collectible Sock Monkeys: For Red-Heel Sock Monkey Crafters and Collectors. Creative Publishing Int’l: Quarto. 2015. 168p. illus. index. ISBN 9781589238664. pap. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

One-Skein Wonders for Babies: 101 Knitting Projects for Infants & Toddlers. Storey. (One-Skein Wonders). 2015. 288p. ed. by Judith Durant. illus. index. ISBN 9781612124803. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612124810. FIBER CRAFTS

Interior Design

Cregan, Lisa. House Beautiful Pink. Hearst: Sterling. Sept. 2015. 176p. photos. index. ISBN 9781618371850. $24.95. INTERIOR DESIGN

Petersik, Sherry & John Petersik. Lovable Livable Home: How To Add Beauty, Get Organized, and Make Your House Work for You. Artisan. Sept. 2015. 336p. photos. ISBN 9781579656225. $27.50; ebk. ISBN 9781579657031. INTERIOR DESIGN

Fine Arts

de Waal, Edmund. The White Road: Journey Into an Obsession. Farrar. Nov. 2015. 416p. illus. ISBN 9780374289263. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374709099. DEC ARTS

Frida Kahlo’s Garden. Prestel. 2015. 136p. ed. by Adriana Zavala & others. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9783791354569. $34.95. FINE ARTS

**Pasquier, Roger F. Painting Central Park. Vendome. Oct. 2015. 202p. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780865653146. $60. FINE ARTS

GOODBYE, CITY LIFE

housesnew91515Gardens of Eden: Long Island’s Early Twentieth-Century Planned Communities. Norton. Sept. 2015. 304p. ed. by Robert B. MacKay. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393733211. $65.00. ARCH

**Lane, Barbara Miller. Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945–1965. Princeton Univ. Oct. 2015. 320p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691167619. $49.95. ARCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literature

Alcott, Louisa May. The Annotated Little Women. Norton. Nov. 2015. 668p. ed. by John Matteson. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780393072198. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248821. LIT

The Best American Essays 2015. Mariner: Houghton Harcourt. (Best American). Oct. 2015. 272p. ed. by Ariel Levy. ISBN 9780544569621. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9780544579217. LIT

Campbell, Joseph. Romance of the Grail: The Magic and Mystery of Arthurian Myth. New World Lib. (Collected Works of Joseph Campbell). Oct. 2015. 320p. ed. by Evans Lansing Smith. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781608683246. $24.95. LIT

Forsyth, Frederick. The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue. Putnam. Oct. 2015. 352p. photos. ISBN 9780399176074. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698407121. LIT

Performing Arts

Dill-Shackleford, Karen E. & others. Mad Men Unzipped: Fans on Sex, Love, and the Sixties on TV. Univ. of Iowa. Dec. 2015. 182p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781609383770. pap. $22.50. TV

Gregory, Mollie. Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story. Univ. Pr. of Kentucky. Nov. 2015. 360p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780813166223. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780813166230. FILM

samphillips91515Guralnick, Peter. Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll. Little, Brown. Nov. 2015. 752p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316042741. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780316341844. MUSIC

Jones, Grace. I’ll Never Write My Memoirs. Gallery. Sept. 2015. 400p. photos. ISBN 9781476765075. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781476765099. MUSIC

Levy, Aidan. Dirty Blvd. The Life and Music of Lou Reed. Chicago Review. Oct. 2015. 416p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781613731062. $28.95. MUSIC

**McGilligan, Patrick. Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane. Harper. Nov. 2015. 832p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780062112484. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780062112507. FILM

Nayyar, Kunal. Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You. Atria. Sept. 2015. 256p. ISBN 9781476761824. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476761855. TV

Palin, Michael. Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988–1998. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Nov. 2015. 592p. photos. index. ISBN 9781250077073. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781466888913. TV

Riedel, Michael. Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway. S. & S. Oct. 2015. 432p. notes. index. ISBN 9781451672169. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781451672183. THEATER

**Seabrook, John. The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory. Norton. Oct. 2015. 320p. ISBN 9780393241921. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393241938. MUSIC

Hollywood Royals

Brady, John. Frank & Ava: In Love and War. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250070913. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466881570. FILM

Goessel, Tracey. The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks. Chicago Review. Oct. 2015. 576p. photos. filmog. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781613734049. $34.95. FILM

 

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHY ROUNDUP

Animals in Photographs. Getty. 2015. 112p. ed. by Arpad Kovacs. photos. ISBN 9781606064412. $24.95. PHOTOG

edwardcurtis91515**Cardozo, Christopher. Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks. ­DelMonico: ­Prestel. 2015. 184p. illus. ISBN 9783791354217. $65. PHOTOG

Davis, Ren & Helen Davis. Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service. Univ. of Georgia. Sept. 2015. 280p. photos. ISBN 9780820348414. $39.95. PHOTOG

**Di Giovanni, Janine. Eve Arnold. Prestel. (Magnum Legacy). 2015. 192p. illus. ISBN 9783791349633. $49.95. PHOTOG

**Dojc, Yuri & Katya Krausova. Last Folio. Prestel. 2015. 128p. photos. ISBN 9783791381459. $55. PHOTOG

Foresta, Merry A. Artists Unframed: Snapshots from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. Princeton Architectural. 2015. 160p. ISBN 9781616892951. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616894436. PHOTOG

**Greenough, Sarah & others. The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art. Thames & Hudson. 2015. 162p. photos. ISBN 9780500544495. $50. PHOTOG

Hébel, François. Harry Gruyaert. Thames & Hudson. Sept. 2015. 144p. photos. ISBN 9780500544488. $65. PHOTOG

van Sinderen, Wim. Anton Corbijn: 1-2-3-4. Prestel. 2015. 352p. illus. ISBN 9783791381824. $75. PHOTOG

Wang, Harvey. Harvey Wang: From Darkroom to Daylight. Daylight. 2015. 180p. ed. by Amy Brost & Edmund Carson. photos. ISBN 9780989798181. $45. PHOTOG

Snapshot

Meek, Edwin E. RIOT: Witness to Anger and Change. Yoknapatawpha Pr. Sept. 2015. 160p. photos. ISBN 9780916242794. pap. $35.95. PHOTOG

Philosophy

Adamson, Peter. Philosophy in the Hellenistic & Roman Worlds. Oxford Univ. (A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Vol. 2.). Nov. 2015. 360p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780198728023. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780191043901. PHIL

Frankfurt, Harry G. On Inequality. Princeton Univ. Oct. 2015. 128p. notes. ISBN 9780691167145. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400873272. PHIL

Poetry

Gonzalez, Ray. Beautiful Wall. BOA Editions. Oct. 2015. 140p. ISBN 9781938160837. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781938160844. POETRY

Revell, Donald. Drought-Adapted Vine. Alice James. Sept. 2015. 100p. ISBN 9781938584138. pap. $15.95. POETRY

Spirituality & Religion

Gregory, David. How’s Your Faith? An Unlikely Spiritual Journey. S. & S. Sept. 2015. 288p. index. ISBN 9781451651607. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781451651621. REL

**Mar, Alex. Witches of America. Sarah Crichton: Farrar. Oct. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9780374291372. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374709112. REL

Robinson, Marilynne. The Givenness of Things: Essays. Farrar. Oct. 2015. 304p. notes. ISBN 9780374298470. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374714314. REL

SPORTS & RECREATION

CORE EXPLORERS

ghostsofk291515Bown, Stephen R. White Eskimo: Knud Rasmussen’s Fearless Journey into the Heart of the Arctic. Da Capo: Perseus. Nov. 2015. 384p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780306822827. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780306822834. BIOG

Conefrey, Mick. The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent. Oneworld Pubs. Nov. 2015. 336p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781780745954. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781780745961. SPORTS

Lock, Andrew. Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World’s Highest Peaks. Arcade: Skyhorse. Sept. 2015. 364p. maps. index. ISBN 9781628725735. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781628726169. MEMOIR

Moll, Cathy de. Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica. Minnesota Historical Soc. Oct. 2015. 288p. photos. ISBN 9780873519885. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780873519892. BIOG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Agriculture

**Pritchard, Forrest (text) & Molly M. Peterson (photos). Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes; Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat. Experiment Pr. Sept. 2015. 320p. index. ISBN 9781615192847. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781615192854. GARDENING

Cooking

Bittman, Mark. Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix: Visual Recipes To Make Cooking Easier Than Ever. Pam Krauss: Penguin. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780804188012. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780804188029. COOKING

**Boyle, Tish (text) & Andrew Meade (photos). Flavorful: 150 Irresistible Desserts in All-Time Favorite Flavors. Houghton Harcourt. Sept. 2015. 368p. index. ISBN 9781118523551. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780544186408. COOKING

Elliot, Graham with Mary Goodbody. Cooking Like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes To Make the Everyday Extraordinary. Atria. Oct. 2015. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9781476796512. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781476796536. COOKING

Jackson, Ellen. Classic Cookies with Modern Twists: 100 Best Recipes for Old & New Favorites. Sasquatch. 2015. 160p. photos. index. ISBN 9781632170170. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781632170187. COOKING

**Ottolenghi, Yotam & others. Nopi. Ten Speed: Crown. Oct. 2015. 352p. photos. index. ISBN 9781607746232. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781607746249. COOKING

Ricciardi, Holly with Miriam Harris. Magpie: Sweets and Savories from Philadelphia’s Favorite Pie Boutique. Running Pr. Oct. 2015. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9780762454532. $27.50; ebk. ISBN 9780762458059. COOKING

**Ronnen, Tal with others. Crossroads: Extraordinary Recipes from the Restaurant That Is Reinventing Vegan Cuisine. Artisan. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9781579656362. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781579656782. COOKING

Smillie, Justin with Kitty Greenwald. Slow Fires: Mastering New Ways To Braise, Roast, and Grill. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Nov. 2015. 320p. photos by Ed Anderson. index. ISBN 9780804186230. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780804186247. COOKING

Solomonov, Michael & Steven Cook. Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Oct. 2015. 368p. photos. index. ISBN 9780544373280. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780544373297. COOKING

Weil, Andrew. Fast Food, Good Food: More Than 150 Quick and Easy Ways To Put Healthy, Delicious Food on the Table. Little, Brown. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780316329422. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780316329514. COOKING

LET THEM BUILD CAKE: HOLIDAY GINGERBREAD HOUSE ROUNDUP

Holiday Houses

yearofgingerbread91515Anderson, Lisa Turner (text) & Zac Williams (photos). No Bake Gingerbread Houses for Kids. Gibbs Smith. 2010. 64p. index. ISBN 9781423605904. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781423614869. COOKING

**Banner, Christina. How To Build a Gingerbread House: A Step-by-Step Guide to Sweet Results. Penny Pub. 2008. 135p. photos. index. ISBN 9780981580616. pap. $19.95. COOKING

**Samuell, Kristine. A Year of Gingerbread Houses: Making & Decorating Gingerbread Houses for All Seasons. Lark Crafts. Sept. 2015. 144p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781454708919. pap. $19.95. COOKING

Creative Crafts

**Dudley, Angie. Cake Pops Holidays. Chronicle. 2012. 96p. photos. index. ISBN 9781452111162. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452122069. COOKING

Farrow, Joanna. Gingerbread—Houses, Animals and Decorations: Explore the Delicious Versatility of Gingerbread in 24 Delightful Projects. Anness. 2012. 64p. photos. index. ISBN 9780754825081. $9.99. COOKING

Orban, Aniko Vargane & Tunde Dugantsi. Gingerbread Academy: Techniques of Hungarian Gingerbread. CreateSpace: Amazon. 2014. 62p. photos. ISBN 9781502382917. pap. $24.99. COOKING

Rigg, Annie (text) & Tara Fisher (photos). Decorated Gingerbread. Ryland Peters & Small. 2011. 62p. index. ISBN 9781849751896. $15.95. COOKING

**Watson, Anne. Baking with Cookie Molds: Secrets and Recipes for Making Amazing Handcrafted Cookies for Your Christmas, Wedding, Party, or Anytime. Shepard. 2015. 222p. photos. ISBN 9780938497646. pap. $30. COOKING

Less Decorating, More Baking

**McGlinn, Jennifer Lindner (text) & Beatrice Peltre (photos). Gingerbread: Timeless Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Desserts, Ice Cream, and Candy. Chronicle. 2010. 144p. index. ISBN 9780811861915. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452100180. COOKING

Mitchell, Karen & others (text) & Frankie Frankeny (photos). The Model Bakery Cookbook: 75 Favorite Recipes from the Beloved Napa Valley Bakery. Chronicle. 2013. 208p. index. ISBN 9781452113838. $35. COOKING

Sauvage, Jeanne. Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats. Chronicle. 2012. 168p. photos. index. ISBN 9781452107011. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452121819. COOKING

International Inspiration

Collister, Linda. The Great British Bake Off: How To Turn Everyday Bakes Into Showstoppers. Ebury. 2012. 320p. photos. index. ISBN 9781849904636. $42.95; ebk. ISBN 9781446417942. COOKING

Olson, Anna. Back to Baking: 200 Timeless Recipes To Bake, Share, and Enjoy. Whitecap. 2011. 356p. photos. index. ISBN 9781770500631. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781770501751. COOKING

Websites

**Eat Your Books; eatyourbooks.com

The Gingerbread Journal; gingerbreadjournal.com
How To Cook That; youtube.com/howtocookthat

App

Food52 Holiday Recipes & Party Planning Guide; app store. $3.99

Dvd

Gingerbread Housemaking with the Gingerbread Lady. color. 84 min. Patricia L. Hudson, gingerbreadland.com. 2006. ISBN 9781880928042. $25. cooking

 

Health & Medicine

**Kang, Mandip S. The Doctor’s Kidney Diets: A Nutritional Guide to Managing and Slowing the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease. SquareOne. Oct. 2015. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9780757003738. pap. $17.95. HEALTH

Home Economics

Denker, Joel S. The Carrot Purple and Other Curious Stories of the Food We Eat. Rowman & Littlefield. Nov. 2015. 264p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442248854. $38; ebk. ISBN 9781442248861. COOKING

Edgar, Gordon. Cheddar: A Journey to the Heart of America’s Most Iconic Cheese. Chelsea Green. Oct. 2015. 224p. index. ISBN 9781603585651. $25. COOKING

McDonnell, Duggan. Drinking the Devil’s Acre: A Love Letter from San Francisco and Her Cocktails. Chronicle. Oct. 2015. 256p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781452135250. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452140629. BEVERAGES

The Six Sisters. Sweets and Treats with Six Sisters’ Stuff: 100+ Desserts, Gift Ideas, and Traditions for the Whole Family. Shadow Mountain. Sept. 2015. 176p. photos. index. ISBN 9781629720791. pap. $21.99. COOKING

Sciences

intellegenceinflesh91515**Claxton, Guy. Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than It Thinks. Yale Univ. Sept. 2015. 336p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780300208825. $32.50; ebk. ISBN 9780300215977. SCI

Feynman, Richard P. The Quotable Feynman. Princeton Univ. Oct. 2015. 488p. ed. by Michelle Feynman. photos. ISBN 9780691153032. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400874231. SCI

Gay, Malcolm. The Brain Electric: The Dramatic High-Tech Race To Merge Minds and Machines. Farrar. Oct. 2015. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780374139841. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374709624. SCI

Harrison, Guy P. Good Thinking: What You Need To Know To Be Smarter, Safer, Wealthier, and Wiser. Prometheus. Oct. 2015. 290p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781633880641. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9781633880658. SCI

Hemenway, Toby. The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience. Chelsea Green. Sept. 2015. 288p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781603585262. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781603585279. SCI

Marshall, Perry. Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock Between Darwin and Design. BenBella. Sept. 2015. 300p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781940363806. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781940363905. SCI

Popular Mechanics Robots: A New Age of Bionics, Drones & Artificial Intelligence. Hearst: Sterling. Sept. 2015. 144p. ed. by Daniel H. Wilson. illus. index. ISBN 9781618371683. $24.95. SCI

Regis, Ed. Monsters: The Hindenburg Disaster and the Birth of Pathological Technology. Basic. Sept. 2015. 352p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465065943. $28.99. SCI

Siegel, Seth M. Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 352p. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781250073952. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466885448. SCI

Weightman, Gavin. Eureka: How Invention Happens. Yale Univ. Sept. 2015. 280p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300192087. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780300216059. SCI

Self-Help

perfectiondeception91515**Bluestein, Jane. The Perfection Deception: Why Trying To Be Perfect Is Sabotaging Your Relationships, Making You Sick, and Holding Your Happiness Hostage. HCI. 2015. 312p. bibliog. ISBN 9780757318252. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9780757318269. SELF-HELP

Chaleff, Ira. Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told To Do Is Wrong. Berrett-Koehler. 2015. 244p. index. ISBN 9781626564275. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626564299. SELF-HELP

Charnas, Joanna J. Living Well with Chronic Illness. MSI Pr. Sept. 2015. 152p. ISBN 9781933455150. pap. $12.95. SELF-HELP

Deschene, Lori. Tiny Buddha’s 365 Tiny Love Challenges. HarperOne. Oct. 2015. 496p. ISBN 9780062385857. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062385864. SELF-HELP

Goulston, Mark. Talking to Crazy: How To Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life. AMACOM. Oct. 2015. 272p. index. ISBN 9780814436363. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780814436370. SELF-HELP

Gover, Tzivia. Joy in Every Moment: Mindful Exercises for Waking to the Wonders of Ordinary Life. Storey. Nov. 2015. 220p. illus. ISBN 9781612125114. pap. $12.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612125121.

Greenberger, Dennis & Christine A. Padesky. Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think. 2d. ed. Guilford. Oct. 2015. 366p. index. ISBN 9781462520428. $26.95. SELF-HELP

Hougaard, Rasmus & others. One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness. St. Martin’s. Nov. 2015. 256p. bibliog. ISBN 9781137551900. $30. SELF-HELP

**Kaufman, Sarah L. The Art of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life. Norton. Nov. 2015. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393243956. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393243963. SELF-HELP

Leslie, Clare Walker. The Curious Nature Guide: Explore the Natural Wonders All Around You. Storey. Sept. 2015. 144p. photos. ISBN 9781612125091. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612125107. SELF-HELP

Meekhof, Kristin & James Windell. A Widow’s Guide to Healing: Gentle Support and Advice for the First 5 Years. Sourcebooks. Nov. 2015. 272p. ISBN 9781492620594. pap. $14.99. SELF-HELP

Mildon, Emma. The Soul Searcher’s Handbook: The Modern Girl’s Guide to the New Age World. Atria. Nov. 2015. 272p. notes. ISBN 9781582705248. pap. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9781476788050. SELF-HELP

Port, Michael. Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2015. 272p. notes. ISBN 9780544555181. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544555198. SELF-HELP

**Waxman, Jamye. How To Break Up with Anyone: Letting Go of Friends, Family, and Everyone In-Between. Seal. Sept. 2015. 224p. bibliog. ISBN 9781580055970. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781580055987. SELF-HELP

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Biography

Hassan, Amina. Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist. Univ. of Oklahoma. Sept. 2015. 312p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780806149165. $26.95. BIOG

Jefferson, Margo. Negroland. Pantheon. Sept. 2015. 256p. photos. ISBN 9780307378453. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781101870648. MEMOIR

Nyad, Diana. Find a Way. Knopf. Oct. 2015. 320p. ISBN 9780385353618. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385353625. AUTOBIOG

CHURCHILL & FAMILY

clementine91515Lough, David. No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money. Picador. Nov. 2015. 544p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250071262. $32; ebk. ISBN 9781250071279. BIOG

Purnell, Sonia. Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill. Viking. Oct. 2015. 448p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780525429777. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780698408203. BIOG

Read, Simon. Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent. Da Capo. Oct. 2015. 328p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780306823817. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780306823824. BIOG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communications

Vinciguerra, Thomas. Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E.B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of The New Yorker. Norton. Nov. 2015. 464p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393240030. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248746. COMM

Economics

Lowenstein, Roger. America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle To Create the Federal Reserve. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2015. 368p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594205491. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101614129. ECON

Stegmaier, Jamey. A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide: Build a Better Business by Building Community. Berrett-Koehler. Sept. 2015. 192p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781626564084. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626564107. BUS

Verveer, Melanne & Kim K. Azzarelli. Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2015. 256p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780544527195. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780544528000. BUS

**Zucman, Gabriel. The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens. Univ. of Chicago. Oct. 2015. 200p. tr. from French by Teresa Lavender Fagan. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780226245423. pap. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780226245560. ECON

Education

Berg, Jesse. Visual Leap: A Step-by-Step Guide to Visual Learning for Teachers and Students. Lamprey & Lee: Bibliomotion. Oct. 2015. 280p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781942108078. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781942108085. ED

Fiarman, Sarah E. Becoming a School Principal: Learning To Lead, Leading To Learn. Harvard Education. Oct. 2015. 248p. notes. index. ISBN 9781612508474. $60; pap. ISBN 9781612508467. $30. CAREERS

Kamil, Amos with Sean Elder. Great Is the Truth: Secrecy, Scandal, and the Quest for Justice at the Horace Mann School. Farrar. Nov. 2015. 256p. index. ISBN 9780374166625. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374711566. ED

History

Ephron, Dan. Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel. Norton. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780393242096. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393242102. HIST

Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth & Thomas J. Sugrue. These United States: A Nation in the Making, 1890 to the Present. Norton. Oct. 2015. 736p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780393239522. $39.95. HIST

Groom, Winston. The Generals: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II. National Geographic. Nov. 2015. 496p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781426215490. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781426215506. HIST

**Hervieux, Linda. Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War. Harper. Oct. 2015. 368p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062313799. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062313812. HIST

Horne, Alistair. Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century. HarperCollins. Nov. 2015. 400p. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062397805. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062397829. HIST

**Josephy Jr., Alvin M. The Longest Trail: Writings on American Indian History, Culture, and Politics. Vintage. Oct. 2015. 528p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780345806918. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9780345806925. HIST

**McCurley, Lt. Col. T. Mark with Kevin Maurer. Hunter Killer: Inside America’s Unmanned Air War. Dutton. Oct. 2015. 368p. ISBN 9780525954439. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698161467. HIST

McMeekin, Sean. The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908–1923. Penguin. Oct. 2015. 576p. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781594205323. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780698410060. HIST

Pettegree, Andrew. Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe–and Started the Protestant Reformation. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2015. 400p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781594204968. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698410176. HIST

Rauchway, Eric. The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace. Basic. Oct. 2015. 336p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780465049691. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465061563. HIST

Wiegand, Wayne A. Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library. Oxford Univ. Oct. 2015. 344p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780190248000. $34.95. HIST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Law & Crime

Eatwell, Piu Marie. The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue. Liveright: Norton. Oct. 2015. 352p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781631491238. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631491245. CRIME

Kaplan, Roberta with Lisa Dickey. Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA. Norton. Oct. 2015. 336p. photos. index. ISBN 9780393248678. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248685. LAW

Murphy, Erin E. Inside the Cell: The Dark Side of Forensic DNA. Nation: Perseus. Oct. 2015. 400p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781568584690. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781568584706. CRIME

Vecchione, Michael & Jerry Schmetterer. Crooked Brooklyn: Taking Down Corrupt Judges, Dirty Politicians, Killers, and Body Snatchers. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Nov. 2015. 272p. photos. ISBN 9781250065186. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466871748. CRIME

Parapsychology

Hensley, Mary Helen. Promised by Heaven: A Doctor’s Return from the Afterlife to a Destiny of Love and Healing. Atria. Sept. 2015. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476786209. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781476786216. PARAPSYCH

Political Science

**Hancock, Larry. Surprise Attack: From Pearl Harbor to 9/11 to Benghazi. Counterpoint. Sept. 2015. 464p. notes. ISBN 9781619025660. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781619026575. POL SCI

Littlefield, Nick & David Nexon. Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress. S. & S. Nov. 2015. 528p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476796154. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781476796178. POL SCI

Prestowitz, Clyde. Japan Restored: How Japan Can Reinvent Itself and Why This Is Important for America and the World. Tuttle. Nov. 2015. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9784805313466. $22.95. POL SCI

**Soldatov, Andrei & Irina Borogan. The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries. PublicAffairs. Sept. 2015. 384p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610395731. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610395748. POL SCI

Psychology

Layard, Richard & David M. Clark. Thrive: How Better Mental Health Care Transforms Lives and Saves Money. Princeton Univ. Sept. 2015. 392p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691169637. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400873333. PSYCH

Tuck, Shonna. Getting from Me to We: How To Help Young Children Fit In and Make Friends. Woodbine. Oct. 2015. 275p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781606132692. pap. $24.95. PSYCH

Social Science

**Bannerman, Stacy. Homefront 911: How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars. Arcade: Skyhorse. Oct. 2015. 304p. ISBN 9781628725698. $24.99. SOC SCI

Kocurek, Carly, A. Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade. Univ. of Minnesota. Sept. 2015. 272p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780816691838. pap. $22.95. GAMES

Me, My Hair, and I: Twenty-Seven Women Untangle an Obsession. Algonquin. Sept. 2015. 336p. ed. by Elizabeth Benedict. ISBN 9781616204112. pap. $16.95;  ebk. ISBN 9781616205430. MEMOIR

Travel & Geography

Grubb, Valerie M. Planes, Canes, and Automobiles: Connecting with Your Aging Parents Through Travel. Greenleaf. Oct. 2015. 248p. ISBN 9781626342163. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626342170. TRAV

Wilson, William Scott. Walking the Kiso Road: A Modern-Day Exploration of Old Japan. Shambhala. Oct. 2015. 288p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781611801255. pap. $16.95. TRAV

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