LJ Media Reviews: March 15, 2017

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the March 15, 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.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: For a roundup in the May 1, 2017, issue, LJ is seeking amazing fashion titles and art books. Please include with your submissions author, title, ISBN, page count, price, marketing plans, formats available (print, audio, ebook), and a brief description—catalog copy will suffice. Contact Liz French at efrench@mediasourceinc.com for more details. Deadline: March 15.

AUDIO

FICTION

Bauer, Belinda. The Beautiful Dead. 9 CDs. 10:30 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520016887. $59.95. digital download. MYS

**Gordon, Alexia. Murder in G Major. (Gethsemane Brown Mystery). 7 CDs. 8:10 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520063850. $48. digital download. Mys 

fromsandtoash.jpg3317**Harmon, Amy. From Sand and Ash. 10 CDs. 13 hrs. Brilliance Audio. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781531834692. $14.99. F

Hart, Josephine. Sin. 3 CDs. 3:43 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781520052083. $29.99. digital download. F

Janes, J. Robert. The Little Parachute. 5 CDs. 5:30 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781520051659. $59.99. F 

**Jiles, Paulette. News of the World. 5 CDs. 6 hrs. Brilliance Audio. Oct. 2016. ISBN 978151135674. $19.99. digital download. F 

Kappes, Tonya. Fixin’ To Die. (Kenni Lowry Mystery). 6 CDs. 7:10 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Jan. 2017. ISBN 98779837326. $59.99. digital download. Mys

**McVeigh, Jennifer. Leopard at the Door. 10 CDs. 12 hrs. Books on Tape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781524703523. $50. F

**Rooney, Kathleen. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk. 8 CDs. 9 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781427282378. $39.99. F

NONFICTION

Balcombe, Jonathan. What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins. 7 CDs. 8:15 hrs. Recorded Bks. Oct. 2016. ISBN 9781501924040. $77.75. digital download. SCI

**Collins, Phil. Not Dead Yet: The Memoir. 10 CDs. 12 hrs. Books on Tape. Oct. 2016. ISBN 9780735208988. $45. MUSIC

**Everitt, Anthony. The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization. 13 CDs. 16:30 hrs. HighBridge Audio. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781681684154. $49.99. HIST 

Feasel, Cyndy with Mike Yorkey. After the Cheering Stops: An NFL Wife’s Story of Concussions, Loss, and the Faith That Saw Her Through. 6 CDs. 7 hrs. Blackstone. Nov. 2016. ISBN 9781536615548. $24.99. digital download. MEMOIR

**Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. 7 CDs. 8:48 hrs. Brilliance Audio. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781531865030. $19.99. digital download. BIOG

**Pomfret, John. The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present. 24 CDs.30 hrs. HighBridge Audio. Nov. 2016. ISBN 9781681682686. $54.99. FOREIGN AFFAIRS

upstarts.jpg3317Stone, Brad. The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World. 9 CDs. 10:30 hrs. Hachette Audio. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781478941118. $30. BUS

Stubbs, John. Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel. HighBridge Audio. 25 CDs. 31 hrs. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781681584451. $75.99. LIT

Taubes, Gary. The Case Against Sugar. 9 CDs. 11:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Dec. 2016. ISBN 9781524709075. $40. HEALTH/SCI

Treasurer, Bill. A Leadership Kick in the Ass: How To Learn from Rough Landings, Blunders, and Missteps. 4 CDs. 4:21 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520063287. $29.99. digital download. BUS

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870. 16 CDs. 20 hrs. HighBridge Audio. Jan. 2017. ISBN 978168168454. $44.99. HIST

Wiltz, Chris. The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld. 8 CDs. 9:30 hrs. Dreamscape Media. Nov. 2016. ISBN 9781520051307. $49.99. digital download. MEMOIR

VIDEO

FICTION

Blood Bath. 2 discs. b/w. 90+ min. Jack Hill & Stephanie Rothman, Arrow Films c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2016. Blu-ray UPC 760137843597. $49.95. F/HORROR

**Cat People. 2 discs. b/w. 73+ min. Jacques Tourneur, dist. by Criterion, www.criterion.com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781681432021. $29.95; Blu-Ray ISBN 9781681432014. $39.95. F/HORROR

Janet King: Series 2; The Invisible Wound. 3 discs. 463+ min. Peter Andrikidis & others, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2016. DVD UPC 054961250196. $49.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. 90+ min. John Kent Harrison, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781627897907. $19.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Midsomer Murders: Series 18. 3 discs. 557+ min. Alex Pillai & others, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2016. DVD UPC 054961251599. $49.99; Blu-ray UPC UPC 054961251698. $59.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

The Park Bench. 79 min. Ann LeSchander, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2016. DVD UPC 857326006243. $24.99; public performance $199.99. F

victoriavideo.jpg3317**Victoria: The Complete First Season. 3 discs. 480+ min. Tom Vaughan & others for Masterpiece, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD UPC 841887030922. $49.99; Blu-Ray UPC 841887030939. $59.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

ARTS & HUMANITIES

All Work All Play. 93+ min. Patrick Creadon, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. DVD UPC 738329209476. $24.95. Closed-captioned. HOBBIES/TECH

**All Things Must Pass. color & b/w. 94 min. Colin Hanks, dist. by MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2016. DVD UPC 760137872498. $19.95. Closed-captioned. MUSIC/BUS

The 78 Project Movie. color & b/w. 95+ min. Alex Steyermark, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. DVD UPC 738329209506. $29.95. Closed-captioned. MUSIC

Soundbreaking. 3 discs. color & b/w. 425+ min. Jeff Dupre & Maro Chermayeff, dist. by Athena Learning, www.acornonline.com. 2016. DVD UPC 054961252190. $49.99; Blu-ray UPC 054961252695. $49.99. MUSIC

**An Honest Liar: Truth and Deception in the Life of James “the Amazing” Randi. 93 min. Justin Weinstein & Tyler Measom, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2016. DVD UPC 765857244310. $24.95; Blu-Ray UPC 765857244327. $31.95. PERFORMING ARTS

The Business of Amateurs. 89 min. Bob Demars, dist. by Tugg Edu, www. tugg.com. 2016. DVD $12.99; streaming available. Closed-captioned. Rated: TV-14. SPORTS/HEALTH

Free To Run. 104+ min. Pierre Morath, dist. by IFC Films, www.ifcfilms.com. 2016. DVD UPC 030306946993. $24.98. SDH subtitles. SPORTS

The Monkey…and Her Driver: America’s Only All Women Sidecar Road Racing Team. 23+ min. Ned Thanhouser, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2016. DVD UPC 85736006236. $19.99; public performance $199.99. SPORTS

Building Star Trek: A New Documentary About a Series Ahead of Its Time. 92 min. Elliott Halpern & Elizabeth Trojian, dist. by Smithsonian Channel, www.smithsonianchannel. com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781627899307. $19.99. SDH subtitles. TV/TECH 

SOCIAL SCIENCES

**Fly by Light. 83/59 min. Ellie Walton, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2016. DVD $89; acad. libs. w/DSL $395. Public performance; closed-captioned. ED

Among the Believers. 84+ min. In English & Urdu w/English subtitles. Hemal Trivedi & Mohammed Ali Naqvi, dist. by First Run Features, www.firstrunfeatures.com. 2016. DVD UPC 720229917131. $24.95. INT AFFAIRS

Buried Above Ground. 77 min. Ben Selkow, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2016. DVD UPC 602573123393. $24.95. PSYCH

Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA. color & b/w. 69 min. Rebekah Wingert-Jabi & others, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2015. DVD $89; acad. libs. $295; public performance w/DSL $395. SOC SCI

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The Leopard in the Land. 59 min. James McEachen, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2016. DVD UPC 857063005578. $24.99; public performance $199.99. ENVIRONMENT/NAT HIST

FAST SCANS: TOP FOREIGN & INDIE PICKS

cinemaparadisio.jpg3317Cinema Paradiso. 2 discs. color. 174+ min. In Italian w/English subtitles. Arrow Video, dist. by MVDvisual. 1988. Blu-ray UPC 760137976981. $39.95. Rated: R.

Fatima. color. 78+ min. In French & Arabic w/English subtitles. Kino Lorber. 2015. DVD UPC 738329211837. $29.99.

The General/Three Ages. 2 discs. 143+ min. 1926/1923. DVD UPC 738329211615. $24.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329211622. $29.95.

Steamboat Bill, Jr./College. 2 discs. 134+ min. 1928/1927. DVD UPC 738329212094. $24.95;Blu-ray UPC 738329212100. $29.95
vol: 2 discs. b/w. Lobster Films, dist. by Kino Lorber. 

Ixcanul (“Volcano”). color. 91+ min. In Spanish & Kaqchikel w/English subtitles. Kino Lorber. 2015. DVD UPC 738329211806. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329211813. $34.95.

The Tree of Wooden Clogs. 2 discs. 186+ min. In Bergamasque w/English subtitles. Criterion Collection. 1978. DVD ISBN 9781681432199. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432182. $39.95.

 

 

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