LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2016

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles reviewed in the June 1, 2016, issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

ARTS & HUMANITIES

CRAFTS & DIY


ART INSTRUCTION

illustrationthatworks.jpg6616Gatcum, Chris. The Beginner’s Photography Guide. 2d ed. DK. May 2016. 192p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465449665. pap. $19.95. ART INSTRUCTION

Houston, Greg. Illustration That Works: Professional Techniques for Artistic & Commercial Success. Monacelli. Mar. 2016. 208p. illus. index. ISBN 9781580934473. pap. $30. ART INSTRUCTION

CRAFTS

Creative Cut Cards: 35 Greeting Cards for Every Occasion. Lark Crafts: Sterling. Apr. 2016. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781454709305. pap. $16.95. CRAFTS

Duerr, Sasha. Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe. Watson-Guptill: Crown. Aug. 2016. 272p. photos by Aya Brackett. index. ISBN 9781607749363. pap. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781607749370. CRAFTS

Olmsted, Betsy. Hand-Printing Studio: 15 Projects To Color Your Life; A Visual Guide to Printing on Almost Anything. Stash: C&T. Apr. 2016. 112p. illus. ISBN 9781617451478. pap. $24.95. CRAFTS

Warg, Pauline. Jeweler’s Enameling Workshop: Techniques and Projects for Making Enameled Jewelry. Interweave. Jan. 2016. 160p. illus. index. ISBN 9781632500007. pap. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781632500021. CRAFTS

DIY

Anson, Pascal. Ordinary Made Extraordinary: 24 Things To Make Using Everyday Stuff. Square Peg: Vintage. Jul. 2016. 240p. illus. ISBN 9780224095969. pap. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781448180776. DIY

Bowers, Sharon & David Bowers. The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used To Teach in Home Ec and Shop. Workman. Jun. 2016. 416p. illus. by Sophia Nicolay. index. ISBN 9780761171737. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9780761187141. DIY

FIBER CRAFTS

Charity Guide for Crocheters. Leisure Arts. Apr. 2016. 64p. illus. ISBN 9781464744532. pap. $14.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Fisher, Deborah. Quilt Giving: 19 Simple Quilt Patterns To Make and Give. Fons & Porter. Feb. 2016. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781620338865. pap. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781620338872. FIBER CRAFTS

Sharpe, Joanne. The Art of Whimsical Stitching: Creative Stitch Techniques and Inspiring Projects. Interweave. Apr. 2016. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781632502056. pap. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Wallin, Johanna. Traditional Nordic Knits: Over 40 Hats, Mittens, Gloves, and Socks. Trafalgar Square. May 2016. 160p. illus. ISBN 9781570767708. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Ziegler, Karin. Sew Happy: Stitch Yourself Stylish with 25 Step-by-Step Projects. DK. May 2016. 144p. illus. photos by Ulrich Hartmann. ISBN 9781465451248. pap. $14.95. FIBER CRAFTS

FINE ARTS

Byatt, A.S. Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny. Knopf. Aug. 2016. 192p. illus. ISBN 9781101947470. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101947487. DEC ARTS

eyeofthesixties.jpg6616**Stein, Judith E. Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art. Farrar. Jul. 2016. 384p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780374151324. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374715205. FINE ARTS

LITERATURE

DeWees, Shelley. Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature. Harper Perennial. Oct. 2016. 336p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780062394620. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062394637. LIT

Dudgeon, Piers. The Real Peter Pan: J.M. Barrie and the Boy Who Inspired Him. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2016. 416p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250087799. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250087805. LIT

**Gaiman, Neil. The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction. Morrow. May 2016. 544p. index. ISBN 9780062262264. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062262288. LIT

Klein, Jessi. You’ll Grow Out of It. Grand Central. Jul. 2016. 304p. ISBN 9781455531189. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781455531196. HUMOR

Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life: Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, Brad Meltzer, and an All-Star Roster on the Caped Crusaders That Changed Their Lives. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jun. 2016. 304p. ed. by Liesa Mignogna. illus. ISBN 9781250043924. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466842267. LIT

Mikics, David. Bellow’s People: How Saul Bellow Made Life into Art. Norton. May 2016. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9780393246872. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393246889. LIT

Parks, Tim. Life & Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations Between Them. Yale Univ. Jun. 2016. 320p. index. ISBN 9780300215366. $35. LIT

PERFORMING ARTS

**Bergner, Daniel. Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family. Lee Boudreaux: Little, Brown. Sept. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780316300674. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316300650. BIOG

Carlin, Bob. Banjo: An Illustrated History. Backbeat. Jun. 2016. 256p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781495011245. $35. MUSIC

Hilmes, Oliver. Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar. Yale Univ. Jul. 2016. 368p. tr. from German by Stewart Spencer. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300182934. $38. MUSIC

Katz, Maya Balakirsky. Drawing the Iron Curtain: Jews and the Golden Age of Soviet Animation. Rutgers Univ. Jun. 2016. 288p. photos. filmog. notes. index. ISBN 9780813577012. $95; pap. ISBN 9780813576626. $34.95. FILM

Phantom, Slim Jim. A Stray Cat Struts: My Life as a Rockabilly Rebel. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2016. 288p. photos. ISBN 9781250076915. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466888876. MUSIC

Popoff, Martin. Ramones at 40. Sterling. Apr. 2016. 128p. illus. discog. index. ISBN 9781454918349. $27.95. MUSIC

PHILOSOPHY

**Anderson, Benedict. A Life Beyond Boundaries: A Memoir. Verso. May 2016. 224p. index. ISBN 9781784784560. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781784784577. PHIL

Sorensen, Roy. A Cabinet of Philosophical Curiosities: A Collection of Puzzles, Oddities, Riddles and Dilemmas. Oxford Univ. May 2016. 304p. illus. ISBN 9780199829569. $24.95. PHIL

Spelman, Elizabeth V. Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish. Oxford Univ. May 2016. 256p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780190239350. $29.95. PHIL

POETRY

Miller, Wayne. Post-. Milkweed. Apr. 2016. 95p. ISBN 9781571314703. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781571319210. POETRY

SPIRITUALITY & RELIGION

Knight, Michael Muhammad. Magic in Islam. Tarcher. Jun. 2016. 256p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780399176708. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9781101983492. REL

McGreevy, John T. American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global. Princeton Univ. Jun. 2016. 328p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780691171623. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781400882847. REL

Wilson, A.N. The Book of the People: How To Read the Bible. Harper. Jun. 2016. 224p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780062433466. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062433480. REL

SPORTS & RECREATION

Askwith, Richard. Today We Die a Little! The Inimitable Emil Zátopek, the Greatest Olympic Runner of All Time. Nation. Jun. 2016. 496p. photos. index. ISBN 9781568585499. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781568585505. SPORTS

fastpitch.jpg6616Stanton, Tom. Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit. Lyons: Globe Pequot. Jun. 2016. 352p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781493015702. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781493018185. SPORTS

Stark, Douglas. Wartime Basketball: The Emergence of a National Sport during World War II. Univ. of Nebraska. May 2016. 384p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780803245280. $34.95. SPORTS

Westly, Erica. Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game. Touchstone. Jun. 2016. 304p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781501118593. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501118616. SPORTS

White, Dan. Under the Stars: How America Fell in Love with Camping. Holt. Jun. 2016. 416p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781627791953. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781627791960. SPORTS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE

Czarnecki, Sylvia. It’s Showtime: Circus Tricks; Learning Fun for Horses and Rider. Cadmos. May 2016. 144p. photos. index. ISBN 9780857880185. pap. $32.95. ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Filippi, Olivier. Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn. Filbert. May 2016. 240p. tr. from French by Caroline Harbouri. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780993389207. $55. GARDENING

**Xerces Society. Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects. Timber. Mar. 2016. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9781604695984. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781604697612. GARDENING

HEALTH & MEDICINE

gendermedicine.jpg6616**Glezerman, Marek, M.D. Gender Medicine: The Groundbreaking New Science of Sex-Related Diagnosis and Treatment. Overlook. Jun. 2016. 288p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781468313185. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781468313499. MED

HOME ECONOMICS

Carlson, Jennifer. Growing Up Gourmet: 125 Healthy Meals for Everybody and Every Baby. Atria. Jun. 2016. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781501110559. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781501110566. COOKING

Grainger, Paula & Karen Sullivan. Infuse: Herbal Teas To Cleanse, Nourish, and Heal. Hamlyn: Octopus. May 2016. 144p. photos. index. ISBN 9780600633273. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9780600633976. COOKING

Rigg, Annie. Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits: 120 Sensational, Sweet & Savory Recipes. Kyle. May 2016. 240p. index. ISBN 9781909487437. $29.95. COOKING

Sandler, Nick. The Magic of Broths: 60 Great Recipes for Healing Broths and Stocks, and How To Make Them. Kyle. May 2016. 128p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781909487413. $22.95. COOKING

SCIENCES

Balcombe, Jonathan. What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins. Farrar. Jun. 2016. 290p. notes. index. ISBN 9780374288211. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374714338. NAT HIST

Hone, David. The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs. Bloomsbury Sigma. Jul. 2016. 288p. illus. notes. ISBN 9781472911254. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781472911278. NAT HIST

Penn, Robert. The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees. Norton. Jul. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9780393253733. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393253740. SCI

howtoreadwater.jpg6616WATER CONSERVATION

Gooley, Tristan. How To Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea; Learn To Gauge Depth, Navigate, Forecast Weather, and Make Other Predictions with Water. The Experiment. Aug. 2016. 368p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781615193585. $19.95. SCI

Pilkey, Orrin H. & others. Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change. Columbia Univ. May 2016. 208p. illus. maps. bibliog. ISBN 9780231168441. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780231541800. SCI

Schwartz, Judith D. Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2016. 256p. notes. ISBN 9781250069917. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466879003. SCI

SOCIAL SCIENCES

BIOGRAPHY

**Conley, Garrard. Boy Erased. Riverhead. May 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781594633010. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698155558. MEMOIR

Hirshey, Gerri. Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown. Sarah Crichton: Farrar. Jul. 2016. 528p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780374169176. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374712235. BIOG
**Millard, Candice. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill. Doubleday. Sept. 2016. 416p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385535731. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780385535748. BIOG

Parsons, Laila. The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence 1914-1958. Hill & Wang: Farrar. Aug. 2016. 320p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780809067121. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374715380. BIOG

Smith, Jean Edward. Bush. S & S. Jul. 2016. 832p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476741192. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781476741215. BIOG

**Ullrich, Volker. Hitler: Ascent, 1889–1939. Knopf. Sept. 2016. 1008p. tr. from German by Jefferson Chase. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385354387. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780385354394. BIOG

BEST MEMOIRS 2016

songpoet.jpg53116**Dugas, Laure. Champagne Baby: How One Parisian Learned To Love Wine—and Life—the American Way. Ballantine. May 2016. 336p. ISBN9781101884638. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781101884645. MEMOIR

**Haig, Matt. Reasons To Stay Alive. Penguin. Feb. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9780143128724. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780143128731. MEMOIR

**Keenan, Jillian. Sex with Shakespeare: Here’s Much To Do with Pain, but More with Love. Morrow. Apr. 2016. 352p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062378712. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062378736. MEMOIR

**Kotin, Lisa. My Confection: Odyssey of a Sugar Addict. Beacon. Jan. 2016. 248p. ISBN 9780807069257. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9780807069264. MEMOIR

**Selgin, Peter. The Inventors. Hawthorne Bks. & Literary Arts. Apr. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780989360470. pap. $18.95. MEMOIR

**Yang, Kao Kalia. The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father. Metropolitan: Holt. May 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781627794947. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781627794954. MEMOIR

COMMUNICATIONS

Edmundson, Mark. Why Write? A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters. Bloomsbury USA. Aug. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781632863058. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781632863065. COMM

Fish, Stanley. Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn’t Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom. Harper. Jul. 2016. 224p. ISBN 9780062226655. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062226686. COMM

**Kamm, Oliver. Accidence Will Happen: A Recovering Pedant’s Guide to English Language and Style. Pegasus. Jul. 2016. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781681771472. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771892. COMM

ECONOMICS

Jakab, Spencer. Heads I Win, Tails I Win: Why Smart Investors Fail and How To Tilt the Odds in Your Favor. Portfolio. Jul. 2016. 288p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780399563201. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780399563218. BUS

Kahn, Matthew E. & Siqi Zheng. Blue Skies Over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China. Princeton Univ. Jun. 2016. 288p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780691169361. $32.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400882816. ECON

Marçal, Katrine. Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? A Story of Women and Economics. Pegasus. Jun. 2016. 240p. tr. from Swedish by Saskia Vogel. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681771427. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771854. ECON

playbigger.jpg6616**Ramadan, Al & others. Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets. Harper Business. Jun. 2016. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062407610. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062407627. BUS

Segall, Ken. Think Simple: How Smart Leaders Defeat Complexity. Portfolio. Jun. 2016. 256p. index. ISBN 9781591847502. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698180864. BUS

EDUCATION

Sykes, Charles J. Fail U.: The False Promise of Higher Education. St. Martin’s. Aug. 2016. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250071590. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250091765. ED

Tough, Paul. Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. Houghton Harcourt. May 2016. 144p. ISBN 9780544935280. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9780544935310. ED

HISTORY

Cooper, Andrew Scott. The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran. Holt. Aug. 2016. 608p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780805098976. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780805098983. HIST

Fletcher, Joann. The Story of Egypt: The Civilization That Shaped the World. Pegasus. Aug. 2016. 496p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681771342. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681772035. HIST

Houston, Keith. The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time. Norton. Aug. 2016. 448p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780393244793. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393244809. HIST

Jordan, Don & Michael Walsh. The King’s Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History. Pegasus. Aug. 2016. 400p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681771687. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681772028. HIST

**McGinty, Brian. The Rest I Will Kill: William Tillman and the Unforgettable Story of How a Free Black Man Refused To Become a Slave. Liveright: Norton. Aug. 2016. 256p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781631491290. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631491306. HIST

Puleo, Stephen. American Treasures: The Secret Efforts To Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. St. Martin’s. Aug. 2016. 432p. index. ISBN 9781250065742. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466872745. HIST

**Riding, Jaqueline. Jacobites: A New History of the ’45 Rebellion. Bloomsbury. Jul. 2016. 608p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781608198016. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781608198047. HIST

Warren, Wendy. New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America. Liveright: Norton. Jun. 2016. 352p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780871406729. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631492150. HIST

Williams, Susan. Spies in the Congo: America’s Atomic Mission in World War II. PublicAffairs. Aug. 2016. 400p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610396547. $28.99. HIST

californiacomeback.jpg6616Zacchino, Narda. California Comeback: How a “Failed State” Became a Model for the Nation. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Aug. 2016. 336p. notes.index. ISBN 9780312649357. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250100894. HIST

LAW & CRIME

Buell, Samuel. Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America’s Corporate Age. Norton. Aug. 2016. 352p. notes. index. ISBN 9780393247831. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393247848. LAW

Kelly, Jack. Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2016. 304p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781137280091. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466878990. CRIME

Summerscale, Kate. The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer. Penguin Pr. Jul. 2016. 384p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781594205781. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698135000. CRIME

Thomas, Suja A. The Missing American Jury: Restoring the Fundamental Constitutional Role of the Criminal, Civil, and Grand Juries. Cambridge Univ. May 2016. 232p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781107055650. $99; pap. ISBN 9781316618035. $34.95. LAW

POLITICAL SCIENCE

**Greenberg, Karen J. Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State. Crown. May 2016. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780804138215. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780804138222. POL SCI

Mattingly, Doreen. A Feminist in the White House: Midge Costanza, the Carter Years, and America’s Culture Wars. Oxford Univ. Jun. 2016. 328p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190468606. $29.95. POL SCI

**Clark, Rhonda L. & Nicole Wedemeyer Miller. Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers. Libraries Unlimited. Feb. 2016. 269p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610695411. pap. $55; ebk. ISBN 9781610695428. PRO MEDIA

Stoltz, Dorothy & others. Inspired Collaboration: Ideas for Discovering and Applying Your Potential. ALA Editions. Feb. 2016. 200p. illus. index. ISBN 9780838913963. pap. $50; ebk. ISBN 9780838914090. PRO MEDIA

Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. Metadata. 2d ed. ALA. Feb. 2016. 584p. illus. index. ISBN 9781555709655. pap. $82. PRO MEDIA

SPECIAL OPERATIONS: DARING MISSIONS, DISAPPEARANCES, DOUBLE AGENTS

intothelionsmouth.jpg6616Bar-Joseph, Uri. The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel. Harper. Aug. 2016. 368p. tr. from Hebrew by David Hazony. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062420107. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062420121. POL SCI

Carr, Barnes. Operation Whisper: The Capture of Soviet Spies Morris and Lona Cohen. ForeEdge. May 2016. 320p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781611688092. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781611689396. POL SCI

Corera, Gordon. Cyberspies: The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage. Pegasus. Jul. 2016. 448p. notes. index. ISBN 9781681771540. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771946. POL SCI

Hutchinson, Robert. The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King’s Secret Agent. Pegasus. Jun. 2016. 352p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681771441. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771861. CRIME

Loftis, Larry. Into the Lion’s Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov; World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond. Berkley Caliber. Jun. 2016. 384p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780425281819. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698197664. POL SCI

Marton, Kati. True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy. S. & S. Sept. 2016. 304p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476763767. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781476763781. POL SCI

**Meier, Barry. Missing Man: The American Spy Who Vanished in Iran. Farrar. May 2016. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780374210458. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374712792. POL SCI

Moran, Christopher. Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Aug. 2016. 368p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250047137. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466847491. POL SCI

PSYCHOLOGY

Poundstone, William. Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy To Look Up. Little, Brown. Jul. 2016. 336p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780316256544. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780316256537. PSYCH

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Hurley, Kameron. The Geek Feminist Revolution. Tor. May 2016. 272p. ISBN 9780765386236. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780765386250. SOC SCI

**Parkin, Simon. Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline. Melville House. Jun. 2016. 272p. index. ISBN 9781612195407. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612195414. SOC SCI

**Tunstall, Tricia & Eric Booth. Playing for Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change Through Music. Norton. Sept. 2016. 400p. illus. index. ISBN 9780393245646. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393245653. SOC SCI

TRAVEL & GEOGRAPHY

Eatwell, Piu Marie. F Is for France: A Curious Cabinet of French Wonders. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jun. 2016. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781250087737. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781250087744. TRAV

Foer, Joshua & others. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders. Workman. Sept. 2016. 480p. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9780761169086. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780761189671. TRAV

**Hely, Steve. The Wonder Trail: True Stories from Los Angeles to the End of the World. Dutton. Jun. 2016. 336p. illus. maps. ISBN 9780525955016. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698404236. TRAV

O’Neill, Zora. All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World. Houghton Harcourt. Jun. 2016. 336p. notes. ISBN 9780547853185. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780547853192. TRAV

Tallack, Malachy. Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of Home. Pegasus. Jul. 2016. 248p. photos. maps. index. ISBN 9781681771465. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681771885. TRAV

Zappaterra, Yolanda. Escape London: Days Out Within Easy Reach of London. Frances Lincoln. Jul. 2016. 208p. photos. maps. index. ISBN 9780711236912. pap. $14.99. TRAV

This article was published in Library Journal. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Share