LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 1, 2017

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the April 1, 2017, 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

Davis, Harold. The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook: Making and Processing Stunning Digital Black and White Photos. Monacelli. Feb. 2017. 240p. illus. ISBN 9781580934787. pap. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781580934794. ART INSTRUCTION

Jover, Loui & others. Pen & Ink: A Creative Exploration of a Time-Treasured Drawing Technique. Walter Foster: Quarto. (Artistry). Nov. 2016. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781633221789. pap. $21.95; ebk. ISBN 9781633223578. ART INSTRUCTION

CRAFTS

hellotoyko.jpg31717**Bizys, Ebony. Hello Tokyo: 30+ Handmade Projects and Fun Ideas for a Cute, Tokyo-Inspired Lifestyle. Abrams. Mar. 2017. 224p. illus. ISBN 9781419723957. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781683350088. CRAFTS

Mom Crafts: DIY Crafts for the Expectant Mom. Lark Crafts: Sterling. Apr. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781454710141. pap. $19.95. CRAFTS

Morton, Lyn. The Art of Tatting Jewelry: Exquisite Lace and Bead Designs. Guild of Master Craftsman. Apr. 2017. 112p. illus. ISBN 9781784942496. pap. $19.95. CRAFTS

DIY

Fine Homebuilding Eds. Kitchen Upgrades. Taunton. Feb. 2017. 240p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631868450. pap. $24.95. DIY

Perrone, Frank. Build It Yourself: Weekend Projects for the Garden. Princeton Architectural. May 2017. 192p. illus. by Christopher Perrone. photos by Nicholas Perrone. index. ISBN 9781616893385. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616896065. DIY

FIBER CRAFTS

Blocher, Kate. See Kate Sew: 24 Learn-To-Sew Projects You Can Make in an Hour. Fons & Porter. Dec. 2016. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781440245602. pap. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Leapman, Melissa. Melissa Leapman’s Designer Crochet Accessories. Creative Publishing Int’l: Quarto. Dec. 2016. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781589239289. pap. $21.99; ebk. ISBN 9781631591525. FIBER CRAFTS

Nephew, Sara & Marci Baker. Wonderful One-Patch Quilts: 20 Projects from Triangles, Half-Hexagons, Diamonds & More. C&T. Mar. 2017. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781617454677. pap. $29.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Susa, Sachiko. It’s a Small World Felted Friends: Cute and Cuddly Needle Felted Figures from Around the World. Tuttle. Mar. 2017. 80p. tr. from Japanese by Leeyong Soo. illus. ISBN 9784805314364. pap. $12.95. FIBER CRAFTS

FINE ARTS

Bailey, Martin. Studio of the South: Van Gogh in Provence. Frances Lincoln. Nov. 2016. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780711236677. $40. FINE ARTS

Cowans, Adger. Personal Vision: Photographs. Glitterati. Jan. 2017. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9780986250064. $75. PHOTOG

southofpico.jpg31717Friedman, Bernard. The American Idea of Home: Conversations About Architecture and Design. Univ. of Texas. May 2017. 186p. photos. ISBN 9781477312865. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781477312896. ARCH

Goldhagen, Sarah Williams. Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives. Harper. Apr. 2017. 384p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780061957802. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780062199188. ARCH

Jones, Kellie. South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Duke Univ. Apr. 2017. 416p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780822361459. $99.95; pap. ISBN 9780822361640. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780822374169. FINE ARTS

Robert Rauschenberg. Museum of Modern Art. Dec. 2016. 392p. ed. by Leah Dickerman & Achim Borchardt-Hume. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781633450202. $75; pap. ISBN 9780870707674. $9.95. FINE ARTS

**Treasures of Asian Art: The Asia Society Museum Collection. Prestel. Jan. 2017. 432p. ed. by Denise Patry Leidy & others. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9783791356167. $85. FINE ARTS

LITERATURE

Coupland, Douglas. Bit Rot: stories + essays. Blue Rider: Penguin. Mar. 2017. 432p. ISBN 9780399575808. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399575792. LIT

Flynt, Wayne. Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee. Harper. May 2017. 224p. photos. ISBN 9780062660084. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062660107. LIT

Gaitskill, Mary. Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays. Pantheon. Apr. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780307378224. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101871775. LIT

Gordon, Edmund. The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography. Oxford Univ. Mar. 2017. 544p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780190626846. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780190626860. LIT

bleakerhouse.jpg31717Lethem, Jonathan. More Alive and Less Lonely: On Books and Writers. Melville House. Mar. 2017. 336p. ed. by Christopher Boucher. ISBN 9781612196039. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781612196046. LIT

**Paul, Pamela. My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues. Holt. May 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781627796316. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781627796323. LIT

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: An Anthology of Magical Tales. Princeton Univ. Apr. 2017. 480p. ed. by Jack Zipes. illus. by Natalie Frank. photos. filmog. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691172651. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781400885633. LIT

Stevens, Nell. Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World. Doubleday. Mar. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9780385541558. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385541565. LIT

PERFORMING ARTS

Bloom, Harold. Falstaff: Give Me Life. Scribner. Apr. 2017. 176p. ISBN 9781501164132. $22; ebk. ISBN 9781501164156. THEATER

Geck, Martin. Beethoven’s Symphonies: Nine Approaches to Art and Ideas. Univ. of Chicago. May 2017. 192p. tr. from German by Stewart Spencer. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780226453880. $26. MUSIC

Haupt, Lyanda Lynn. Mozart’s Starling. Little, Brown. Apr. 2017. 288p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780316370899. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316370875. MUSIC

perfectlygood.jpg31717Holley, Chuck. A Perfectly Good Guitar. Univ. of Texas. May 2017. 208p. photos. ISBN 9781477312575. $34.95; ebk. ISBN 9781477312599. MUSIC

McKeen, William. Everybody Had an Ocean: Music and Mayhem in 1960s Los Angeles. Chicago Review. Apr. 2017. 432p. discog. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781613734919. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781613734940. MUSIC

Neibaur, James L. The Monster Movies of Universal Studios. Rowman & Littlefield. Jun. 2017. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442278165. $38. FILM

Oldham, Gabriella & Mabel Langdon. Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy. Univ. Pr. of Kentucky. Apr. 2017. 346p. photos. filmog. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780813169651. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780813169675. FILM

Winters, John J. Sam Shepard: A Life. Counterpoint. Apr. 2017. 480p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781619027084. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781619029842. BIOG

Wolfe, Brendan. Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend. Univ. of Iowa. May 2017. 272p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781609385064. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781609385071. MUSIC

Wolff, Daniel. Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913. Harper. Jun. 2017. 368p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062451699. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062451712. MUSIC

Zinoman, Jason. Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night. Harper. Apr. 2017. 352p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780062377210. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062377241. TV

PHILOSOPHY

Tessman, Lisa. When Doing the Right Thing Is Impossible. Oxford Univ. (Philosophy in Action). Jul. 2017. 184p. notes. index. ISBN 9780190657581. $21.95. PHIL

POETRY

Teicher, Craig Morgan. The Trembling Answers. BOA Editions. Apr. 2017. 88p. ISBN 9781942683315. pap. $16. POETRY

Ossmann, April. Event Boundaries. Four Way. Mar. 2017. 100p. ISBN 9781935536857. pap. $15.95. POETRY

Perham, Brittany. Double Portrait. Norton. Aug. 2017. 80p. ISBN 9780393354010. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393354027. POETRY

DIAMOND LEGACIES: LEGENDARY MOMENTS IN BASEBALL, PAST AND PRESENT

phenomenon.jpg31717Ankiel, Rick & Tim Brown. The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch That Changed My Life. PublicAffairs. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781610396868. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781610396875. SPORTS

Borders, Ila Jane & Jean Hastings Ardell. Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey. Univ. of Nebraska. Apr. 2017. 264p. ISBN 9780803285309. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781496200204. SPORTS

Eisenberg, John. The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball’s Most Historic Record. Houghton Harcourt. Jul. 2017. 320p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780544107670. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780544103979. SPORTS

Jones, Chipper with Carroll Rogers Walton. Ballplayer. Dutton. Apr. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9781101984406. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101984413. SPORTS

Law, Keith. Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way To Think About Baseball. Harper. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9780062490223. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062490254. SPORTS

McDermott, Terry. Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, & the Art of Deception. Pantheon. May 2017. 224p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780307379429. $23.95; ebk. ISBN 9780307908896. SPORTS

**Positano, Rock. Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of an American Hero. S. & S. May 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781501156847. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501156861. SPORTS

Simon, Scott. My Cubs: A Love Story. Blue Rider. Apr. 2017. 160p. ISBN 9780735218031. $23; ebk. ISBN 9780735218048. SPORTS

**Verducci, Tom. The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse. Crown. Mar. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9780804190015. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780804190022. SPORTS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE

Moss, Laura J. Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives to the Fullest. Workman. May 2017. 224p. ISBN 9780761193562. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781523500550. PETS

**Tai, Lolly. The Magic of Children’s Gardens: Inspiring Through Creative Design. Temple Univ. Apr. 2017. 352p. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9781439914472. $75. GARDENING

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Davis, William. Undoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your Doctor. Rodale. May 2017. 416p. notes. index. ISBN 9781623368661. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781623368678. HEALTH

Meadows, Susannah. The Other Side of Impossible: Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challenges and Refused To Give Up. Random. May 2017. 304p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780812996470. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812986457. HEALTH

noapparentdistress.jpg31717**Pearson, Rachel. No Apparent Distress: A Doctor’s Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine. Norton. May 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780393249248. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393249255. MED

Rehmeyer, Julie. Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand. Rodale. May 2017. 288p. notes. ISBN 9781623367657. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781623367664. HEALTH

**Riggs, Nina. The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying. S. & S. Jun. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9781501169359. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781501169366. HEALTH

HOME ECONOMICS

Gethers, Peter. My Mother’s Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and the Meaning of Life. Holt. Apr. 2017. 320p. illus. ISBN 9780805093308. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781250120656. COOKING

**Neiman, Ophelie. Wine Isn’t Rocket Science: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding, Buying, Tasting, and Pairing Every Type of Wine. Black Dog. Apr. 2017. 272p. tr. from French by Ophelie Neiman. illus. by Yannis Varoutsikos. index. ISBN 9780316431309. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9780316431293. COOKING

SCIENCES

Devlin, Keith. Finding Fibonacci: The Quest To Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World. Princeton Univ. Apr. 2017. 256p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780691174860. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400885534. MATH

Kluger, Jeffrey. Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon. Holt. May 2017. 320p. notes. ISBN 9781627798327. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781627798310. SCI

innerlifeofcats.jpg31717**McNamee, Thomas. The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions. Hachette. Mar. 2017. 288p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316262873. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316262866. NAT HIST

Montgomery, David R. Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. Norton. May 2017. 320p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780393608328. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393608335. SCI

**Peterson, Brenda. Wolf Nation: The Life, Death, and Return of Wild American Wolves. Da Capo. May 2017. 304p. ISBN 9780306824937. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780306824944. NAT HIST

Prum, Richard O. The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—and Us. Doubleday. May 2017. 448p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385537216. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780385537223. NAT HIST

Suzuki, David & Ian Hanington. Just Cool It! The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do; A Post-Paris Agreement Game Plan. Greystone. Apr. 2017. 312p. notes. index. ISBN 9781771642590. pap. $18.95. SCI 

SLOPPY SCIENCE

Offit, Paul A. Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong. National Geographic. Apr. 2017. 288p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781426217982. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781426217999. SCI

**Harris, Richard. Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions. Basic. Apr. 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465097906. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780465097913. SCI

SOCIAL SCIENCES

BIOGRAPHY

wrestlingLincoln.jpg31717**Blumenthal, Sidney. Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. Vol. II: 1849–1956. S. & S. May 2017. 592p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501153785. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781501153808. BIOG

Ricks, Thomas E. Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom. Penguin. May 2017. 352p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594206139. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698164543. BIOG

**Tran, Tru· Ðình. Ship of Fate: Memoir of a Vietnamese Repatriate. Univ. of Hawaii. Apr. 2017. 224p. tr. from Vietnamese by Bac Hoai Tran & Jana K. Lipman. ISBN 9780824867171. $68; pap. ISBN 9780824872496. $28. BIOG

ECONOMICS

Essex, Andrew. The End of Advertising: Why It Had To Die, and the Creative Resurrection To Come. Spiegel & Grau. Jun. 2017. 240p. bibliog. ISBN 9780399588518. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399588525. BUS

Sincero, Jen. You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. Viking. Apr. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780735222977. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780735223004. BUS

Tjan, Anthony. Good People: The Only Leadership Decision That Really Matters. Portfolio. Apr. 2017. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780399562150. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780399562174. BUS

Wartzman, Rick. The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America. PublicAffairs. May 2017. 432p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781586489144. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781586489151. ECON

EDUCATION

Lerner, Daniel & Alan Schlechter. U Thrive: How To Succeed in College (and Life). Little, Brown. Apr. 2017. 320p. illus. index. ISBN 9780316311618. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9780316311632. ED 

Rademacher, Tom. It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. Univ. of Minnesota. Apr. 2017. 192p. ISBN 9781517901127. pap. $17.95. ED

HISTORY

**Berkin, Carol. A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism. Basic. May 2017. 320p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465060887. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780465094936. HIST

cuba2.jpg31717Brown, Jonathan C. Cuba’s Revolutionary World. Harvard Univ. Apr. 2017. 600p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780674971981. $35. HIST

Eisner, Peter. MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II. Viking. May 2017. 368p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780525429654. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698407527. HIST

**Kelso, John R. Bloody Engagements: John R. Kelso. Yale Univ. Apr. 2017. 264p. ed. by Christopher Grasso. index. ISBN 9780300210965. $35. HIST

Mickenberg, Julia L. American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream. Univ. of Chicago. Apr. 2017. 432p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780226256122. $35. HIST

Mortimer, Ian. The Time Traveler’s Guide to Restoration Britain: A Handbook for Visitors to the Seventeenth Century: 1660–1699. Pegasus. Apr. 2017. 464p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781681773544. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681774008. HIST

Parker, Matthew. Willoughbyland: England’s Lost Colony. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Apr. 2017. 304p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250112835. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250112842. HIST

**Rees, Laurence. The Holocaust: A New History. PublicAffairs: Perseus. Apr. 2017. 552p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781610398442. $32. HIST

JFK IN MEMORY

jfk.jpg31717**JFK: A Vision for America. Harper. May 2017. 496p. ed. by Stephen Kennedy Smith & Douglas Brinkley. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780062668844. $45; ebk. ISBN 9780062668851. HIST

Levingston, Steve. Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights. Hachette. Jun. 2017. 528p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316267397. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316267403. BIOG

Oliphant, Thomas & Curtis Wilkie. The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign. S. & S. May 2017. 448p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501105562. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781501105586. HIST

Sandford, Christopher. Union Jack: JFK’s Special Relationship with Great Britain. Univ. Pr. of New England. Jun. 2017. 272p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781611688528. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781512600933. HIST

LAW & CRIME

Benson, Michael. Escape from Dannemora: Richard Matt, David Sweat, and the Great Adirondack Manhunt. ForeEdge. Apr. 2017. 280p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781611689761. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781512600445. CRIME

Enrich, David. The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History. Custom House. Mar. 2017. 528p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780062452986. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062453006. CRIME

**Marzano-Lesnevich, Alexandria. The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir. Flatiron: Macmillan. May 2017. 336p. ISBN 9781250080547. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250080561. CRIME

Mason, Mary Ann & Tom Ekman. Babies of Technology: Assisted Reproduction and the Rights of the Child. Yale Univ. Apr. 2017. 256p. notes. ISBN 9780300215878. $30. LAW

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Conradi, Peter. Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War. Oneworld Pubs. Apr. 2017. 400p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781786070418. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781786070425. POL SCI

Dillon, Eva. Spies in the Family: An American Spymaster, His Russian Crown Jewel, and the Friendship That Helped End the Cold War. Harper. May 2017. 336p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062385888. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062385918. POL SCI

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA

Innovative LibGuides Applications: Real World Examples. Rowman & Littlefield. Oct. 2016. 230p. ed. by Ryan L. Sittler & Aaron W. Dobbs. illus. index. ISBN 9781442270534. $95; ebk. ISBN 9781442270558. PRO MEDIA

Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites. Rowman & Littlefield. Oct. 2016. 258p. ed. by Aaron W. Dobbs & Ryan L. Sittler. illus. index. ISBN 9781442270329. $95; ebk. ISBN 9781442270343. PRO MEDIA 

Phillips, Lara Seven & Katherine G. Holvoet.  Taking Your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job. Libraries Unlimited. Nov. 2016. 250p. index. ISBN 9781440850219. pap. $50; ebk. ISBN    9781440850226. PRO MEDIA

PSYCHOLOGY

**Casner, Steve. Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds. Riverhead. May 2017. 336p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780399574092. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780399574115. PSYCH

Latson, Jennifer. The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness. S. & S. Jun. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781476774046. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476774060. PSYCH

Phelan, Thomas W. All About ADHD: A Family Resource for Helping Your Child Succeed With ADHD. 3d ed. Sourcebooks. Mar. 2017. 256p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781492637868. pap. $15.99. PSYCH 

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Burton, Susan & Cari Lynn. Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. New Pr. May 2017. 288p. notes. ISBN 9781620972120. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781620972137. SOC SCI

coloroflaw.jpg31717Filipovic, Jill. The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness. Nation. May 2017. 336p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781568585475. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781568585482. SOC SCI

Kelso, William M. Jamestown, the Truth Revealed. Univ. of Virginia. May 2017. 288p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780813939933. $34.95; ebk. ISBN 9780813939940. SOC SCI

Moua, Mai Neng. The Bride Price. Minnesota Historical Society. Mar. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9781681340364. $16.95. SOC SCI 

**Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Liveright: Norton. May 2017. 336p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781631492853. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631492860. SOC SCI

TRAVEL & GEOGRAPHY

McCahill, Kate. Patagonian Road: A Year Alone Through Latin America. Santa Fe Writer’s Project. May 2017. 350p. maps. ISBN 9781939650542. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781939650566. TRAV

SPIRITUALITY & RELIGION

HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY

**Batchelor, Stephen. Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World. Yale Univ. Feb. 2017. 296p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780300223231. pap. $27.50. REL

secularbuddhism.jpg31717Erzen, Tanya. God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Beacon. Mar. 2017. 248p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780807089989. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780807089996. REL

Jensen, Robin M. The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy. Harvard Univ. Apr. 2017. 280p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780674088801. $35. REL

Joselit, Jenna Weissman. Set in Stone: America’s Embrace of the Ten Commandments. Oxford Univ. May 2017. 232p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780190253196. pap. $29.95. REL

Mack, Burton L. The Rise and Fall of the Christian Myth: Restoring Our Democratic Ideals. Yale Univ. Feb. 2017. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300222890. pap. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780300227895. REL

SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Alsup, Wendy. Is the Bible Good for Women? Seeking Clarity and Confidence Through a Jesus-Centered Understanding of Scripture. Multnomah. Mar. 2017. 224p. notes. pap. ISBN 9781601429001. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781601429018. REL

Borg, Marcus J. Days of Awe and Wonder: How To Be a Christian in the 21st Century. HarperOne. Mar. 2017. 288p. notes. ISBN 9780062457332. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062457356. REL

Campolo, Tony & Bart Campolo. Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son. HarperOne. Feb. 2017. 176p. ISBN 9780062415370. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062415424. REL

Casper, Lauren. It’s Okay About It: Lessons From a Remarkable Five-Year-Old About Living Life Wide Open. HarperCollins. May 2017. 240p. notes. ISBN 9780718085421. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9780718085537. REL

Day, Dorothy. The Reckless Way of Love: Notes on Following Jesus. Plough. Mar. 2017. 149p. ed. by Carolyn Kurtz. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780874867923. pap. $8; ebk. ISBN 9780874867930. REL

Stellman, Jason J. Misfit Faith: Confessions of a Drunk Ex-Pastor. Convergent. Mar. 2017. 176p. ISBN 9780804140621. pap. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780804140614. REL

MEMOIRS & BIOGRAPHIES

LeBaron, Anna with Leslie Wilson. The Polygamist’s Daughter: A Memoir. Tyndale House. Mar. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781496417558. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781496417589. MEMOIR

 

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