LJ Best Books 2016

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LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 15, 2016

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles reviewed in the February 15, 2016, 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

CRAFTS & DIY 

ART INSTRUCTION

photographersipad.jpg2116**Gallaugher, Frank. The Photographer’s iPad. Ilex: Octopus. 2016. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781781572269. pap. $14.99. ART INSTRUCTION

Sarcone, Gianni. How To Draw Incredible Optical Illusions. Imagine. 2015. 136p. illus. ISBN 9781623540609. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781607349600. ART INSTRUCTION

CRAFTS

Dorobek, Jamie. C.R.A.F.T.: Creating Really Awesome Free Things; 100 Seriously Fun, Super-Easy Projects for Kids. Adams Media. 2015. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781440591686. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9781440591693. CRAFTS

**Watanabe, Judi. The Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking. Creative Pub. Int’l: Quarto. Feb. 2016. 256p. illus. index. ISBN 9781589238824. pap. $24.99. CRAFTS

DIY

**Chezar, Ariella with Julie Michaels (text) & Erin Kunkel (photos). The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials. Ten Speed: Crown. Mar. 2016. 256p. index. ISBN 9781607747659. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781607747666. DIY

Cylinder, Carly. The Flower Chef: A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements. Grand Central Life & Style. Mar. 2016. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781455555499. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781455555505. DIY

FIBER CRAFTS

enchantingembroidery.jpg22316Boutique-Sha. 501 Enchanting Embroidery Designs: Irresistible Stitchables to Brighten Up Your Life. Tuttle. Feb. 2016. 96p. tr. from Japanese by Leeyong Soo. illus. ISBN 9784805313763. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781462918355. FIBER CRAFTS

Hagstedt, Therese. Colorful Crochet: Over 60 Bright, Cheerful Projects for Home, Family, and Friends. Trafalgar Square. 2015. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781570767135. $21.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Hammersen, Hunter. Fine Things for Plain Occasions: Patterns Inspired by Vintage Etiquette Guides. Pantsville. 2015. 122p. illus. ISBN 9780984998265. $29.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Purvis, Nancy. Quilting from Every Angle: 16 Geometric Designs. Interweave. 2015. 160p. illus. index. ISBN 9781632500861. pap. $27.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Schlee, Jemima. Take a Ball of String: 16 Beautiful Projects for Your Home. Guild of Master Craftsman Pub. (Take a…). Feb. 2016. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781861087935. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS

INTERIOR DESIGN

Clifton-Mogg, Caroline. Modern Retro: From Rustic to Urban, Classic to Colourful. Jacqui Small: Quarto. Mar. 2016. 224p. photos. ISBN 9781910254165. $45. INTERIOR DESIGN

FINE ARTS

**Cahan, Richard & Michael Williams. Richard Nickel Dangerous Years: What He Saw and What He Wrote. CityFiles. 2015. 264p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780991541836. $60. ARCH

gaughintopicasso.jpg22316Gauguin to Picasso, Masterworks from Switzerland: The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections. D Giles. 2015. 176p. ed. by Dorothy M. Kosinski & Renée Maurer. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781907804601. $55. FINE ARTS

Langen, Silvia. Outdoor Art: Extraordinary Sculpture Parks and Art in Nature. Prestel. Apr. 2016. 208p. photos. maps. bibliog. ISBN 9783791381183. $60. FINE ARTS

MacDonald, Deanna. Eco Living Japan: Sustainable Ideas for Living Green. Tuttle. Feb. 2016. 240p. illus. ISBN 9784805312834. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781462918454. ARCH

Picasso Sculpture. Museum of Modern Art. 2015. 320p. ed. by Ann Temkin & others. illus. notes. ISBN 9780870709746. $85. FINE ARTS

Rosen, Aaron. Art & Religion in the 21st Century. Thames & Hudson. 2015. 256p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500239315. $60. FINE ARTS

Traveler Artists: Landscapes of Latin America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. 2015. 256p. ed. by Katherine Manthorne. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780982354414. pap. $39.95. FINE ARTS

formsofjapan.jpg22316ART + POETRY

Kenna, Michael & Yvonne Meyer-Lohr. Forms of Japan: Michael Kenna. Prestel. 2015. 304p. photos. ISBN 9783791381626. $75. PHOTOG

Sassen, Viviane (text & photos). Viviane Sassen: Umbra. Prestel. 2015. 196p. ISBN 9783791381602. $65. PHOTOG

LITERATURE

Armitage, Simon. Pearl: A New Verse Translation. Liveright: Norton. Apr. 2016. 160p. ISBN 9780871407184. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631491528. LIT

CRUSH: Writers Reflect on Love, Longing, and the Power of Their First Celebrity Crush. Morrow. Apr. 2016. 272p. ed. by Cathy Alter & Dave Singleton. illus. ISBN 9780062399557. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062399571. LIT

Dickson, Andrew. Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare’s Globe. Holt. Apr. 2016. 512p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780805097344. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780805097351. LIT

charlottebronte.jpg22316**Harman, Claire. Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart. Knopf. Mar. 2016. 480p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307962089. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780307962096. LIT

Logue, Christopher. War Music: An Account of Homer’s Iliad. Farrar. 2016. 352p. ed. by Christopher Reid. notes. ISBN 9780374286491. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780374714291. LIT

Mabanckou, Alain. The Lights of Pointe-Noire: A Memoir. New Pr. Mar. 2016. 208p. tr. from French by Helen Stevenson. photos. ISBN 9781620971901. $23.95; ebk. ISBN 9781620971918. LIT

Svoboda, Terese. Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet. Schaffner. 2016. 568p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781936182961. $29.95. LIT

Tuszynska, Agata. Family History of Fear: A Memoir. Knopf. Apr. 2016. 400p. tr. from French by Charles Ruas. photos. ISBN 9780375413704. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101875872. LIT

PERFORMING ARTS

Greenfield, Lois. Lois Greenfield: Moving Still. Chronicle. 2015. 224p. ed. by William A. Ewing. photos. index. ISBN 9781452150208. $60. DANCE

Lebo, Harlan. Citizen Kane: A Filmmaker’s Journey. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Apr. 2016. 368p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250077530. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466889750. FILM

**Mehr, Bob. Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements. Da Capo. Mar. 2016. 520p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780306818790. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780306822032. MUSIC

Rathey, Markus. Bach’s Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy. Yale Univ. Mar. 2016. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9780300217209. $35. MUSIC

Shatner, William with David Fisher. Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Feb. 2016. 288p. photos. ISBN 9781250083319. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250083326. TV

Woody Guthrie L.A.: 1937 to 1941. Angel City. 2016. 208p. ed. by Darryl Holter & William Deverell. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781626400306. $40. MUSIC

PHILOSOPHY

exitentialistcafe**Bakewell, Sarah. At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Others. Other. Mar. 2016. 448p. ISBN 9781590514887. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781590514894. PHIL

Magee, Bryan. Ultimate Questions. Princeton Univ. Mar. 2016. 144p. index. ISBN 9780691170657. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400880454. PHIL

POETRY

Macdonald, Helen. Shaler’s Fish. Atlantic Monthly. Feb. 2016. 96p. ISBN 9780802124630. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780802190703. POETRY

SPIRITUALITY & RELIGION

Lehner, Ulrich L. The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement. Oxford Univ. Feb. 2016. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9780190232917. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780190232931. REL

SPORTS & RECREATION

Guroff, Margaret. The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life. Univ. of Texas. Apr. 2016. 216p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780292743625. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781477308158. SPORTS

Hamilton, Duncan. For the Glory: Eric Liddell’s Journey from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr. Penguin Pr. May 2016. 400p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9781594206207. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698170735. SPORTS

Nocera, Joe & Ben Strauss. Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA. Portfolio. Feb. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9781591846321. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781101619919. SPORTS

PARENTING

The Baby Book. rev. ed. DK. 2016. 320p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465444783. pap. $24.95. CHILD REARING

snapshotofasoul.jpg2116**Burk, Kari (text & illus.). Snapshot of a Soul Place in the Land of Special Needs. Grand PooBah Music. Mar. 2016. 91p. ISBN . $34.95. MEMOIR

Choudhri, Nihara K. Preparing for Baby: All the Legal, Financial, Tax, and Insurance Information New and Expectant Parents Need. American Bar Assn. 2016. 320p. illus. index. ISBN 9781634251877. pap. $19.95. CHILD REARING

Hardin-Jones, Mary A. & others. Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Parents’ Guide to Early Speech-Language Development and Treatment. Woodbine House. 2016. 200p. illus. index. ISBN 9781606132104. pap. $21.95.

Kendall, Joshua C. First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama. Grand Central. May 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781455551958. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781455551965. biog

**Phelan, Thomas W. 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2–12. Sourcebooks. Feb. 2016. 288p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781492629887. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492629894. CHILD REARING

Skeen, Michelle & others. Communication Skills for Teens: How To Listen, Express, & Connect for Success. New Harbinger. (Instant Help Solutions). 2016. 208p. ISBN 9781626252639. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626252653. CHILD REARING

Waggoner, Cathy & Martha Herndon. Starting with Character: Activities for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos. Redleaf. 2016. 134p. bibliog. ISBN 9781605544472. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781605544489. CHILD REARING

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE

Morris, George H. with Karen Robertson Terry. Unrelenting: The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights and My Pursuit of Excellence. Trafalgar Square. Mar. 2016. 560p. photos. index. ISBN 9781570767104. $35. ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

DOG POWER

dogmarchents.jpg22316**Dickey, Bronwen. Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon. Knopf. May 2016. 336p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307961761. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780307961778. PETS

**Kavin, Kim. The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers. Pegasus. May 2016. 320p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681771403. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771700. PETS

COOKING

Anderson, Jean. Crisps, Cobblers, Custards & Creams. Houghton Harcourt. Apr. 2016. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780544230750. $30. COOKING

crispscobblers.jpg22316Cook’s Country Cook It in Cast Iron: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All. America’s Test Kitchen. Feb. 2016. 304p. ed. by Cook’s Country Eds. photos. index. ISBN 9781940352480. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781940352503. COOKING

Davis, Timothy Charles. The Hot Chicken Cookbook: The Fiery History & Red-Hot Recipes of Nashville’s Beloved Bird. Spring House. 2015. 128p. photos. index. ISBN 9781940611198. pap. $19.95. COOKING

Dodge, Abigail Johnson. The Everyday Baker: Recipes & Techniques for Foolproof Baking. Taunton. 2015. 624p. photos. index. ISBN 9781621138105. $40. COOKING

**Golper, Zachary with Peter Kaminsky (text) & Thomas Schauer (photos). Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread. Regan Arts. 2015. 336p. index. ISBN 9781941393413. $50; ebk. ISBN 9781942872238. COOKING

Milham, Alea. Prep-Ahead Meals from Scratch: Quick & Easy Batch Cooking Techniques and Recipes That Save You Time and Money. Page Street. 2016. 208p. photos. index. ebk. ISBN 9781624142048. pap. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9781624142116. COOKERY

Miller, Whitney. Whitney Miller’s New Southern Table: My Favorite Family Recipes with a Modern Twist. Thomas Nelson. 2015. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9780718011604. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780718011611. COOKING

Teigen, Chrissy with Adeena Sussman. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want To Eat. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Apr. 2016. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781101903919. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781101903926. COOKING

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Tetro, Jason. The Germ Files: The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve Your Health and Life (and How To Protect Yourself from the Bad Ones). Doubleday Canada. Feb. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9780385685771. pap. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780385685788. HEALTH

HOME ECONOMICS

downsizinghome.jpg22316**Jameson, Marni. Downsizing the Family Home: What To Save, What To Let Go. Sterling. 2016. 256p. index. ISBN 9781454916338. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781454917250. HOME ECON

Questlove. somethingtofoodabout: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Apr. 2016. 240p. photos. ISBN 9780553459425. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780553459432. COOKING

Wetzel, Blaine & Joe Ray. Sea and Smoke: Flavors from the Untamed Pacific Northwest. Running Pr. 2015. 272p. photos. index. ISBN 9780762453788. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780762453115. COOKING

SCIENCES

Barash, David P. Out of Eden: The Surprising Consequences of Polygamy. Oxford Univ. Mar. 2016. 264p. notes. ISBN 9780190275501. $29.95. SCI

**Jahren, Hope. Lab Girl. Knopf. Apr. 2016. 292p. bibliog. ISBN 9781101874936. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101874943. MEMOIR

Wilkinson, Matt. Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements. Basic. Feb. 2016. 320p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780465065721. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465098699. SCI

MAPPING THE STARS

astronomyphotographer.jpg22316**Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Prize-Winning Images by Top Astrophotographers. Firefly. 2015. 288p. photos. ISBN 9781770854734. $39.95. SCI

Hislop, Susanna (text) & Hannah Waldron (illus.). Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations. Penguin. 2015. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9780143128137. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780698197909. SCI

Lowe, Stuart & Chris North. Cosmos: The Infographic Book of Space. Aurum: Quarto. 2015. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781781314500. $34.99. SCI

Astronomical Society of the Pacific. The Total Skywatcher’s Manual: 275+ Skills and Tricks for Exploring Stars, Planets, and Beyond. Weldon Owen International. 2015. 272p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781616288716. pap. $29. SCI

TECHNOLOGY

Havens, John. Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity To Maximize Machines. Tarcher. Feb. 2016. 304p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780399171710. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698169036. TECH

SOCIAL SCIENCES

BIOGRAPHY

empressofart.jpg22316Jaques, Susan. The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia. Pegasus. Apr. 2015. 384p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781605989723. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781681771144. BIOG

**Karcher, Carolyn L. A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight Against White Supremacy. Univ. of North Carolina. May 2016. 464p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781469627953. pap. $34.95; ebk. ISBN 9781469627960. BIOG

Levine, Robert S. The Lives of Frederick Douglass. Harvard Univ. 2016. 384p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780674055810. $29.95. BIOG

Toorpakai, Maria. A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight. Twelve: Grand Central. May 2016. 368p. maps. ISBN 9781455591411. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781455591404. MEMOIR

Warner, Ed. Running with Rhinos: Stories from a Radical Conservationist. Greenleaf. Mar. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9781626342279. $20.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626342286. MEMOIR

ECONOMICS

Burkus, David. Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual. Houghton Harcourt. Mar. 2016. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9780544630970. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780544631601. BUS

Perkins, John. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. Berrett-Koehler. Feb. 2016. 336p. notes. index. ISBN 9781626566743. pap. $17.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626566767. BUS

Seagraves, William R. Be Your Best Boss: Reinvent Yourself from Employee to Entrepreneur. Perigee: Penguin. Feb. 2016. 224p. ISBN 9780399175640. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780698403314. BUS

van Agtmael, Antoine & Fred Bakker. The Smartest Places on Earth: Why Rustbelts Are the Emerging Hotspots of Global Innovation. PublicAffairs. Mar. 2016. 320p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610394352. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610394369. BUS

EDUCATION

Moore, Rachel S. The Artist’s Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts. Touchstone: S. & S. May 2016. 224p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501105951. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501105982. CAREERS

Smith, Larry. No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have a Great Career. Houghton Harcourt. Apr. 2016. 256p. index. ISBN 9780544663336. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780544663282. CAREERS

HISTORY

Braude, Mark. Making Monte Carlo: A History of Speculation and Spectacle. S. & S. May 2016. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476709697. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476709710. HIST

**Cox, Caroline. Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution. Univ. of North Carolina. Apr. 2016. 232p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781469627533. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781469627540. HIST

**Goldstone, Lawrence. Drive! Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race To Invent the Auto Age. Ballantine. May 2016. 384p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780553394184. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780553394191. HIST

baddasslibrarians.jpg22316Hammer, Joshua. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race To Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts. S. & S. Apr. 2016. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476777405. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476777436. HIST

Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Nation. Apr. 2016. 592p. notes. index. ISBN 9781568584638. $32.99; ebk. ISBN 9781568584645. HIST

Raghavan, Srinath. India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia. Basic. May 2016. 576p. photos. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780465030224. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780465098620. HIST

White, Rowland. Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Men Who Flew Her. Touchstone. Apr. 2016. 480p. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501123627. 29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501123641. HIST

PRESIDENTIAL PICKS: ELECT TO READ THESE NINE TITLES

firstentrepreneur.jpg22316**Gordon-Reed, Annette & Peter S. Onuf. “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. Liveright: Norton. Apr. 2016. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780871404428. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631490781. BIOG

Lengel, Edward. First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—and the Nation’s—Prosperity. Da Capo. 2016. 296p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780306823473. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780306823480. BIOG

**Rappleye, Charles. Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency. S. & S. May 2016. 576p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781451648676. $32.50; ebk. ISBN 9781451648690. BIOG

Traub, James. John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit. Basic: Perseus. Mar. 2016. 640p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465028276. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780465098798. BIOG

Woods, Randall B. Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism. Basic: Perseus. Apr. 2016. 480p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465050963. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780465098712. hist

THE ROOSEVELTS

Brinkley, Douglas. Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America. Harper. Mar. 2016. 752p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780062089236. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780062089267. HIST

Cowan, Geoffrey. Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary. Norton. 2016. 424p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393249842. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393249859. HIST

Gardner, Mark Lee. Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill. Morrow. Apr. 2016. 320p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780062312082. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062312105. HIST

Lunde, Darrin. The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, a Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History. Crown. Apr. 2016. 352p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307464309. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780307464323. BIOG

LAW & CRIME

Corbett, Ken. A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High. Holt. Apr. 2016. 320p. photos. ISBN 9780805099201. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780805099218. CRIME

Gross, Kali Nicole. Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America. Oxford Univ. Feb. 2016. 232p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190241216. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780190241230. CRIME

snatched.jpg22316**Porter, Bruce. Snatched: From Drug Queen to Informer to Hostage—A Harrowing True Story. St. Martin’s. Apr. 2016. 336p. index. ISBN 9781250031778. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250031785. CRIME

Wilber, Del Quentin. A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of a Homicide Squad. Holt. Jun. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780805098815. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780805098822. CRIME

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Malcolm, Ellen R. with Craig Unger. When Women Win: EMILY’s List and the Rise of Women in American Politics. Houghton Harcourt. Mar. 2016. 384p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780544443310. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780544443389. POL SCI

Pillar, Paul R. Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception. Columbia Univ. Mar. 2016. 224p. notes. index. ISBN 9780231165907. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780231540353. POL SCI

Segal, Adam. The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age. PublicAffairs. Feb. 2016. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610394154. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610394161. POL SCI

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA

digitalinfomanagement.jpg22316Is Digital Different? How Information Creation, Capture, Preservation and Discovery Are Being Transformed. Facet. 2015. 224p. ed. by Michael Moss & others. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781856048545. $95. PRO MEDIA

The Medical Library Association Guide to Answering Questions About the Affordable Care Act. Rowman & Littlefield. 2015. 110p. ed. by Emily Vardell. photos. index. ISBN 9781442255364. $60; pap. ISBN 9781442255371. $32; ebk. ISBN 9781442255388. PRO MEDIA

**Self-Publishing and Collection Development: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries. Purdue Univ. 2015. 170p. ed. by Robert P. Holley. index. ISBN 9781557537218. pap. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612494432. PRO MEDIA

PSYCHOLOGY

Hagerty, Barbara Bradley. Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife. Riverhead. Mar. 2016. 464p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594631702. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101622971. PSYCH

**Kagan, Jerome. On Being Human: Why Mind Matters. Yale Univ. Mar. 2016. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300217360. $35. PSYCH

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Benjamin, Susan. Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America’s Favorite Pleasure. Prometheus. Mar. 2016. 315p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781633881402. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781633881419. SOC SCI

Overton, Iain. The Way of the Gun: A Bloody Journey into the World of Firearms. Harper. Mar. 2016. 368p. notes. ISBN 9780062346063. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062346087. SOC SCI

**Traister, Rebecca. All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. S. & S. Mar. 2016. 352p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781476716565. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781476716589. SOC SCI

TRAVEL & GEOGRAPHY

Essen, Marty. Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. Encante. 2016. 152p. photos. ISBN 9780977859993. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9780977859917. TRAV

Glass, Brent D. 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S. S. & S. Mar. 2016. 288p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781451682038. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781451682045. TRAV

LET’S GO TO ASIA

geekinthailand.jpg22316**Houton, Jody. A Geek in Thailand: Discovering the Land of Golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and Kickboxing. Tuttle. 2016. 160p. photos. maps. ISBN 9780804844482. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781462917143. TRAV

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cambodia & Laos. DK. 2016. 288p. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9781465440068. pap. $25. TRAV

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Malaysia & Singapore. DK. 2016. 356p. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9781465440051. pap. $25. TRAV

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