LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2016

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the September 15, 2016, issue of Library Journal. These lists include 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

encausticart.jpg9216Aristides, Juliette. Lessons in Classical Painting: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier. Watson-Guptill: Crown. Jul. 2016. 248p. illus. index. ISBN 9781607747895. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781607747901. ART INSTRUCTION

Bossom, Michael. Encaustic Art: Painting with Wax. Search. (Classics). Aug. 2016. 64p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782213048. pap. $12.95. ART INSTRUCTION

CRAFTS

Beal, Susan. Bead Sparkle: 120 Designs for Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets & More. Taunton. Jul. 2016. 192p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631861543. pap. $24.95. CRAFTS

Leathercraft: Inspirational Projects for You and Your Home. Guild of Master Craftsman. Sept. 2016. 96p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784941727. pap. $14.95. CRAFTS

Minter, Laura & Tia Williams. Mini Makers: Crafty Makes To Create With Your Kids. Guild of Master Craftsman. Sept. 2016. 160p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784941017. pap. $19.95. CRAFTS

DIY

Cupp, Lundy. Realistic Pumpkin Carving: 24 Spooky, Scary, and Spine-Chilling Designs. Fox Chapel. Aug. 2016. 96p. illus. index. ISBN 9781565238947. pap. $12.99. DIY

**Thallon, Rob. Graphic Guide to Frame Construction. 4th ed. Taunton. (For Pros by Pros). Jun. 2016. 256p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631863721. pap. $29.95. DIY

FIBER CRAFTS

Bywater, M. Sew Jewish: The 18 Projects You Need for Jewish Holidays, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebrations, and Home. Sew Jewish. Mar. 2016. 150p. illus. ISBN 9780996858229. pap. $29.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Hart, Taylor. Crochet Taxidermy: 30 Quirky Animal Projects, from Mouse to Moose. Storey. Aug. 2016. 208p. illus. index. ISBN 9781612127361. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612127378. FIBER CRAFTS

vernvip.jpg9216Jansen, Emma Jean. By the Bundle: Turn Precuts into Patchwork with 12 Fat Quarter-Friendly Quilts. Lucky Spool. May 2016. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781940655178. pap. $26.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Jurgrau, Andrea. New Heights in Lace Knitting: 17 Lace Knit Accessory Patterns. Interweave. Jun. 2016. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781632502315. pap. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781632502339. FIBER CRAFTS

**Powell, Pamela. Lingerie Design: A Complete Course. Laurence King. Jul. 2016. 304p. illus. index. ISBN 9781780677910. pap. $65. FIBER CRAFTS

INTERIOR DESIGN

**Yip, Vern. Vern Yip’s Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home. Running Pr. Sept. 2016. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9780762459858. $27.50. INTERIOR DESIGN

FINE ARTS

Moyle, Franny. Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2016. 508p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780735220928. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780735220935. FINE ARTS

Quick, Harriet. Vogue: The Shoe. Octopus. Oct. 2016. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9781840916591. $125. DEC ARTS

LITERATURE

**Henderson, Jennifer Morag. Josephine Tey: A Life. Sandstone. Oct. 2016. 482p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781910985373. pap. $18. LIT

**le Carré, John. The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life. Viking. Sept. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780735220775. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780735220799. LIT

youcanttouch.jpg9216Le Guin, Ursula K. Words Are My Matter: Writing About Life and Books, 2000–2016. Small Beer. Oct. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781618731340. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781618731210. LIT

Moran, Daniel. Creating Flannery O’Connor: Her Critics, Her Publishers, Her Readers. Univ. of Georgia. Sept. 2016. 264p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780820349541. $39.95. LIT

Oates, Joyce Carol. Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life. Ecco: HarperCollins. Sept. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9780062564504. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062564535. LIT

**Oliver, Mary. Upstream: Selected Essays. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2016. 192p. ISBN 9781594206702. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780698405622. LIT

Robinson, Phoebe. You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain. Plume. Oct. 2016. 320p. ISBN . pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780143129219. HUMOR

BIG PICTURE 2016: TEN PHOTOGRAPHY TITLES TO PORE OVER

Dahl-Wolfe, Louise & others. Louise Dahl-Wolfe. Aperture. May 2016. 256p. photos. ISBN 9781597113588. $60. PHOTOG

Drucker, Zackary & Rhys Ernst. Relationship. Prestel. Jun. 2016. 160p. photos. ISBN 9783791382487. $34.95. PHOTOG

magnum.jpg9216Martineau, Paul & others. The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Getty. May 2016. 244p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781606064672. $59.95. PHOTOG

**Naggar, Carole & Fred Ritchin. Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné. Phaidon. Nov. 2016. 272p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780714872117. $79.95. PHOTOG

**Naudé, Daniel. Sightings of the Sacred. Prestel. May 2016. 144p. photos. ISBN 9783791382203. $55. PHOTOG

**Ostman, Ronald E. & Harry Littell. Wood Hicks and Bark Peelers: A Visual History of Pennsylvania’s Railroad Lumbering Communities; The Photographic Legacy of William T. Clarke. Pennsylvania State Univ. (Keystone Bks.). Sept. 2016. 252p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780271072074. $39.95. PHOTOG

Rosenheim, Jeff L. Diane Arbus: In the Beginning. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jul. 2016. 256p. photos. ISBN 9781588395955. $50. PHOTOG

SNAPSHOTS

The Blind Photographer: 150 Extraordinary Photographs from Around the World. Princeton Architectural. Sept. 2016. 166p. ed. by Julian Rothenstein & Mel Gooding. photos. ISBN 9781616895235. $45. PHOTOG

London, Jack. Jack London: The Paths Men Take. Contrasto. Sept. 2016. 196p. ed. by Alessia Tagliaventi. photos. ISBN 9788869656392. $24.95. PHOTOG

Parr, Martin. The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present. 2d ed. Aperture. Sept. 2016. 448p. photos. ISBN 9781597113755. $80. PHOTOG

PERFORMING ARTS

Anderer, Paul. Kurosawa’s Rashomon: A Vanished City, a Lost Brother, and the Voice Inside His Most Iconic Films. Pegasus. Oct. 2016. 254p. illus. filmog. index. ISBN 9781681772271. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681772776. FILM

Cranston, Bryan. A Life in Parts. Scribner. Oct. 2016. 320p. illus. ISBN 9781476793856. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781476793887. MEMOIR

Greenfield, Robert. Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Nov. 2016. 272p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250081216. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466893115. MUSIC

**Jensen, Sarah with Maynard James Keenan. A Perfect Union of Contrary Things. Backbeat. Nov. 2016. 288p. photos. ISBN 9781495024429. $29.99. MUSIC

Myers, Marc. Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B, and Pop. Grove. Nov. 2016. 336p. photos. ISBN 9780802125590. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780802189653. MUSIC

O’Connell, JoAnne. The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster: A Revealing Portrait of the Forgotten Man Behind “Swanee River,” “Beautiful Dreamer,” and “My Old Kentucky Home.” Rowman & Littlefield. Oct. 2016. 424p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781442253865. $45. MUSIC

Sherrell, Kat. Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener’s Companion. Rowman & Littlefield. (Listener’s Companion). Oct. 2016. 232p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780810889002. $45; ebk. ISBN 9780810889019. THEATER

PHILOSOPHY

Badiou, Alain & Barbara Cassin. Heidegger: His Life and His Philosophy. Columbia Univ. (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, & Culture). Sept. 2016. 176p. tr. from French by Susan Spitzer. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780231157964. $60; pap. ISBN 9780231157971. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780231542241. PHIL

Kaag, John. American Philosophy: A Love Story. Farrar. Oct. 2016. 272p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780374154486. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374713119. PHIL

POETRY

lastshift.jpg9216**Collins, Billy. The Rain in Portugal. Random. Oct. 2016. 108p. ISBN 9780679644064. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780399588303. POETRY

**Levine, Philip. The Last Shift. Knopf. Nov. 2016. 76p. ISBN 9780451493262. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780451493286. POETRY

Rekdal, Paisley. Imaginary Vessels. Copper Canyon. Nov. 2016. 116p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781556594977. pap. $17. POETRY

SPORTS & RECREATION

Lazenby, Roland. Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant. Little, Brown. Oct. 2016. 640p. notes. index. ISBN 9780316387248. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780316387279. SPORTS

Palmer, Arnold. A Life Well Played: My Stories. St. Martin’s. Oct. 2016. 272p. photos. ISBN 9781250085948. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250085955. SPORTS

**Reeder, Lydia. Dust Bowl Girls: A Team’s Quest for Basketball Glory. Algonquin. Jan. 2017. 304p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781616204662. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616206536. SPORTS

Wong, Stephen & Dave Grob. Game Worn: Treasures of Baseball’s Greatest Heroes and Moments. Smithsonian. Oct. 2016. 320p. photos by Francesco Sapienza. ISBN 9781588345714. $34.95; ebk. ISBN 9781588345721. SPORTS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE

Johnson-Bennett, Pam. CatWise: America’s Favorite Cat Expert Answers Your Cat Behavior Questions. Penguin. Oct. 2016. 352p. index. ISBN 9780143129561. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781101993309. PETS

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Allmen, Tara. Menopause Confidential: A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife. HarperOne. Sept. 2016. 256p. index. ISBN 9780062447265. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062447296. HEALTH

Ehrnstrom, Colleen & Alisha L. Brosse. End the Insomnia Struggle: A Step-by-Step Guide To Help You Get to Sleep and Stay Asleep. New Harbinger. Oct. 2016. 256p. bibliog. ISBN 9781626253438. pap. $24.95. HEALTH

Lembke, Anna. Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard To Stop. Johns Hopkins. Nov. 2016. 192p. index. ISBN 9781421421407. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781421421414. HEALTH

COOKING

Casares, Sylvia with Dotty Griffith. The Enchilada Queen Cookbook: Enchiladas, Fajitas, Tamales, and More Classic Recipes from Texas-Mexico Border Kitchens. Griffin: St. Martin’s. Nov. 2016. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781250082916. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250082923. COOKING

Conlon, Abraham & others. The Adventures of Fat Rice: Recipes from the Chicago Restaurant Inspired by Macau. Ten Speed: Crown. Oct. 2016. 320p. illus. index. ISBN 9781607748953. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781607748960. COOKING

Hesser, Amanda & Merrill Stubbs. Food52 a New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead. Ten Speed: Crown. Oct. 2016. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9780399578007. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780399578014. COOKING

skinnytaste.jpg9216**Homolka, Gina & Heather K. Jones. Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Oct. 2016. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780553459609. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780553459616. COOKING

**Iyer, Raghavan. Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked—And Fried, Too! A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes. Workman. Nov. 2016. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9780761185475. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9780761189732. COOKING

Kieffer, Sarah. The Vanilla Bean Baking Book: Recipes for Irresistible Everyday Favorites and Reinvented Classics. Avery. Nov. 2016. 336p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781583335840. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698198425. COOKING

**Lin, Irvin. Marbled, Swirled, and Layered: 150 Recipes and Variations for Artful Bars, Cookies, Pies, Cakes, and More. Houghton Harcourt. Nov. 2016. 352p. photos. index. ISBN 9780544453739. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780544454132. COOKING

**Thorisson, Mimi. French Country Cooking: Meals and Moments from a Village in the Vineyards. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Oct. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780553459586. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780553459593. COOKING

Walker, Danielle. Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Celebrations: A Year of Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes for Every Occasion. Ten Speed: Crown. Sept. 2016. 352p. photos. index. ISBN 9781607749424. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781607749431. COOKING

HOME ECONOMICS

Curry, Ayesha. The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well. Little, Brown. Sept. 2016. 256p. illus. index. ISBN 9780316316330. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316316347. COOKING

Good Housekeeping Simple Household Wisdom: 425 Easy Ways To Clean & Organize Your Home. Hearst: Sterling. Sept. 2016. 216p. ed. by Good Housekeeping Eds. photos. index. ISBN 9781618371690. $19.95. PERSONAL GROOMING

Gunst, Kathy. Soup Swap: Comforting Recipes To Make and Share. Chronicle. Sept. 2016. 176p. photos. index. ISBN 9781452148366. $39.99; ebk. ISBN 9781452148519. COOKING

Lakshmi, Padma. The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs: An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World. Ecco: HarperCollins. Oct. 2016. 352p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062375230. $39.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062375247. COOKING

**Turshen, Julia. Small Victories: Recipes, Advice, and Hundreds of Ideas for Home-Cooking Triumphs. Chronicle. Sept. 2016. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9781452143095. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781452148762. COOKING

SCIENCES

calculatingcosmos.jpg9216Fry, Bryan Grieg. Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever. Arcade: Skyhorse. Oct. 2016. 366p. photos. ISBN 9781628726992. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781628727067. NAT HIST

Hannibal, Mary Ellen. Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction. Experiment. Sept. 2016. 432p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781615192434. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781615192441. SCI

Kandel, Eric R. Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures. Columbia Univ. Sept. 2016. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780231179621. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780231542081. SCI

Preston, Louisa. Goldilocks and the Water Bears: The Search for Life in the Universe. Bloomsbury Sigma. Nov. 2016. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9781472920096. $27. SCI

Stewart, Ian. Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe. Basic. Oct. 2016. 336p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780465096107. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465096114. SCI

SELF-HELP

**Adams, Louise. Mindful Moments: 30 Day Plan for Supercharged Results. Wilkinson: John Blake. Nov. 2016. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781925265521. pap. $14.95. Mindfulness/mind & body/SELF-HELP

fiercelyyou.jpg9216Barnett, Rosalind C. & Caryl Rivers. The Age of Longevity: Re-Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives. Rowman & Littlefield. Sept. 2016. 222p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442255272. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781442255289. SELF-HELP

**Bonney, Grace. In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from Over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs. Artisan. Oct. 2016. 360p. photos. ISBN 9781579655976. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781579657260. BUSINESS SUCCESS

**Casey, Karen. 52 Ways To Live the Course in Miracles: Cultivate a Simpler, Slower, More Love-Filled Life. Conari. Oct. 2016. 224p. ISBN 9781573246842. pap. $16.95. SPIRITUALITY

Coquette. [The Best of] Dear Coquette: Shady Advice from a Raging Bitch Who Has No Business Answering Any of These Questions. Icon. Oct. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9781785780950. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781785781353. SELF-HELP

Daly, Jane. The Caregiving Season: Finding Grace To Honor Your Aging Parents. Focus on the Family. Sept. 2016. 208p. ISBN 9781589978690. pap. $14.99. SELF-HELP

DeAngelis, Camille. Life Without Envy: Ego Management for Creative People. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781250099341. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250099358. SELF-HELP

Huba, Jackie. Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking like a Drag Queen. Berrett-Koehler. Aug. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9781626568075. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626568099. SELF-HELP

Kite, Gerad. Everything You Need You Have: How To Be at Home in Your Self. Harmony: Crown. Dec. 2016. 208p. ISBN 9780451498175. $17; ebk. ISBN 9780451498182.

Marsh, Jeffrey. How To Be You: Stop Trying To Be Someone Else and Start Living Your Life. TarcherPerigee. Aug. 2016. 208p. ISBN 9780143110125. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781101993026. SELF-HELP

Ryan, M.J. Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals. Crown Business. Sept. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9780451495402. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780451495419. SELF-HELP

Schuitemaker, Lisette & Wies Enthoven. The Eldest Daughter Effect: How Firstborn Women—Like Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg, J.K. Rowling and Beyoncé—Harness Their Strengths. Findhorn. Oct. 2016. 192p. bibliog. ISBN 9781844097074. pap. $15.99. SELF-HELP

Tracy, Brian. Master Your Time Master Your Life: The Breakthrough System To Get More Results, Faster, in Every Area of Your Life. TarcherPerigee. Oct. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9780399183812. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780399183836. SELF-HELP

Williams, Pat with Jim Denney. Humility: The Secret Ingredient of Success. Shiloh Run. Oct. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9781634099059. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683220268. SELF-HELP

SOCIAL SCIENCES

BIOGRAPHY

Dillon, Michael/Lobzang Jivaka. Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Gender and Spiritual Transitions. Fordham Univ. Nov. 2016. 272p. ed. by Jacob Lau & Cameron Partridge. notes. index. ISBN 9780823274802. $34.95. BIOG

Girard, Philippe. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life. Basic. Nov. 2016. 352p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465094134. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465094141. BIOG

Goldhill, Simon. A Very Queer Family Indeed: Sex, Religion, and the Bensons in Victorian Britain. Univ. of Chicago. Oct. 2016. 344p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780226393780. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780226393810. BIOG

Jackson, Joe. Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary. Farrar. Oct. 2016. 624p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780374253301. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780374709617. BIOG

**Willner, Nina. Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall. Morrow. Oct. 2016. 416p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062410313. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062410337. BIOG

COMMUNICATIONS

wayofwriter.jpg9216**Johnson, Charles. The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling. Scribner. Dec. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9781501147210. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781501147234. COMM

**Klein, Cheryl B. The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults. Norton. Sept. 2016. 384p. index. ISBN 9780393292244. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393292251. COMM

ECONOMICS

Avent, Ryan. The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-First Century. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2016. 288p. notes. ISBN 9781250075802. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466887190. ECON

Farmer, Roger E.A. Prosperity for All: How To Prevent Financial Crises. Oxford Univ. Oct. 2016. 288p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190621438. $24.95. ECON

Hunter, G. Shawn. Small Acts of Leadership: 12 Intentional Behaviors That Lead to Big Impact. Bibliomotion. Oct. 2016. 240p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781629561363. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781629561370. BUS

Taylor, William C. Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways. Portfolio. Sept. 2016. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9781591847755. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698188778. BUS

Wu, Tim. The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble To Get Inside Our Heads. Knopf. Oct. 2016. 416p. notes. index. ISBN 9780385352017. $28.95. BUS

EDUCATION

Hirsch, E.D., Jr. Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories. Harvard Education. Sept. 2016. 280p. notes. index. ISBN 9781612509532. $62; pap. ISBN 9781612509525. $31. ED

Richards, Shola. Making Work Work: The Positivity Solution for Any Work Environment. Sterling Ethos. Sept. 2016. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9781454918721. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781454919674. CAREERS

HISTORY

Brotton, Jerry. The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam. Viking. Sept. 2016. 352p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780525428824. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780698191631. HIST

Doran, Michael. Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East. Free Pr. Oct. 2016. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781451697759. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781451697858. HIST

Drury, Bob & Tom Clavin. Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission. S. & S. Oct. 2016. 368p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476774855. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781476774879. HIST

thunderatthegate.jpg9216**Egerton, Douglas R. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America. Basic. Nov. 2016. 448p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780465096640. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465096657. HIST

**Ferreiro, Larrie D. Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. Knopf. Nov. 2016. 464p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781101875247. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781101875254. HIST

Oneill, Therese. Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners. Little, Brown. Oct. 2016. 352p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780316357913. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780316358040. HIST

Scott, Michael. Ancient Worlds: A Global History of Antiquity. Basic. Nov. 2016. 448p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465094721. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465094738. HIST

Snow, Richard. Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle That Changed History. Scribner. Nov. 2016. 416p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781476794181. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781476794204. HIST

Wilson, Jon. The Chaos of Empire: The British Raj and the Conquest of India. PublicAffairs. Oct. 2016. 584p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610392938. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610392945. HIST

Wood, David. What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars. Little, Brown. Nov. 2016. 304p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316264150. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316264143. HIST

LAW & CRIME

constitutiontoday.jpg9216**Amar, Akhil Reed. The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era. Basic. Sept. 2016. 464p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465096336. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465096343. LAW

**Bair, Deirdre. Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend. Nan A. Talese: Doubleday. Oct. 2016. 416p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780385537155. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780385537162. CRIME

Burney, Ian & Neil Pemberton. Murder and the Making of English CSI. Johns Hopkins. Oct. 2016. 248p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9781421420400. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781421420417. CRIME

Lowry, Beverly. Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case; The Yogurt Shop Murders. Knopf. Oct. 2016. 400p. bibliog. ISBN 9780307594112. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101947999. CRIME

White, Michael D. & Henry F. Fradella. Stop and Frisk: The Use and Abuse of a Controversial Policing Tactic. New York Univ. Oct. 2016. 256p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781479835881. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781479836659. LAW

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Brown, Kerry & Simone van Nieuwenhuizen. China and the New Maoists. Zed. Sept. 2016. 150p. notes. index. ISBN 9781783607600. $95; pap. ISBN 9781783607594. $20.95. POL SCI

Hendershot, Heather. Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line. Broadside: HarperCollins. Oct. 2016. 432p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780062430458. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062430472. POL SCI

Merritt, Giles. Slippery Slope: Europe’s Troubled Future. Oxford Univ. Aug. 2016. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780198757863. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780191075308. POL SCI

Thompson, Mark. Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics? St. Martin’s. Sept. 2016. 352p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250059574. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466864726. POL SCI

PSYCHOLOGY

Alexander, Megan. Faith in the Spotlight: Thriving in Your Career While Staying True to Your Beliefs. Howard: S. & S. Oct. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9781501143052. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501143076. SELF-HELP

Kinsman, Kat. Hi, Anxiety: Life with a Bad Case of Nerves. Dey St: HarperCollins. Nov. 2016. 240p. ISBN 9780062369680. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062369703. PSYCH

Siegel, Daniel J. Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human. Norton. Nov. 2016. 288p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393710533. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393710540. PSYCH

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Chang, Jeff. We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation. Picador. Sept. 2016. 208p. notes. ISBN 9780312429485. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781250114792. SOC SCI

**Younge, Gary. Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives. Nation: Perseus. Oct. 2016. 304p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781568589756. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781568589763. SOC SCI

TRAVEL & GEOGRAPHY

Neuman, Andrés. How To Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America. Restless. Aug. 2016. 256p. ISBN 9781632060556. pap. $15.99. TRAV

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