LJ Media Reviews: July 2017

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the July 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.

AUDIO

FICTION

Akkad, Omar El. American War. 10 CDs. 12:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524779818. $45. digital download. F

Assadi, Hanna Lillith. Sonora. 5 CDs. 6:03 hrs. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781501942389. $123.75. digital download. F

Chaon, Dan. Ill Will. digital download. 14:56 hrs. Books on Tape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781524756673. $95. F

Ellis, Janet. The Butcher’s Hook. 10 CDs. 9 hrs. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781501944321. $123.75. digital download. F

**Gay, Roxane. Difficult Women. 1 MP3-CD. 9 hrs. Brilliance. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781543622942. $9.99. F

**Jones, Stephen Mack. August Snow. 8 CDs. 10 hrs. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781501935169. $102.75. digital download. F

**Ko, Lisa. The Leavers. 10 CDs. 15 hrs. HighBridge. May 2017. ISBN 9781681685083. $39.99. digital download. F

La Farge, Paul. The Night Ocean. 11 CDs. 13:23 hrs. Recorded Bks. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781501945427. $123.75. digital download. F

**Magariel, Daniel. One of the Boys. digital download. 3:29 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781508231127. $14.99. F

Vargas, Fred. A Climate of Fear. (Commissaire Adamsberg, Bk. 10). 13 CDs. 15:27 hrs. HighBridge. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781681685915. $39.99. digital download. F

NONFICTION

Barron, James. The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest To Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World. 5 CDs. 6:18 hrs. HighBridge. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781681684413. $29.99. digital download. HIST

Didion, Joan. South and West: From a Notebook. 3 CDs. 2:51 hrs. Books on Tape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9780525494201. $20. digital download. LIT

Hayes, Chris. A Colony in a Nation. 5 CDs. 5 hrs. Recorded Bks. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781501947018. $56.75. digital download. SOC SCI

Kohler, Sheila. Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir. 4 CDs. 4:52 hrs. Blackstone. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781504743617. $32.95. 1 MP3-CD. MEMOIR

**Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women. 13 CDs. 16 hrs. HighBridge. May 2017. ISBN 9781681684315. $44.99. HIST

O’Toole, Garson. Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations. 7 CDs. 9 hrs. Brilliance. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781536615371. $14.99. LIT

**Saif, Ghobash Omar. Letters to a Young Muslim. digital download. 4:48 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781427287731. $29.99. MEMOIR

**Shire, Warsan. Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth. digital download. 30 min. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524774264. $17. POETRY

Whipple, Chris. The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency. 10 CDs. 11:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524722968. $40. digital download. POL SCI

VIDEO

FICTION

Deep Water. 2 discs. 221+ min. Shawn Seet, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961252794. $39.99; Blu-ray UPC 054961254293. $39.99. SDH subtitles. F

Home Fires: The Complete Second Season. 2 discs. 6 hrs. Robert Quinn & John Hayes, dist. by Masterpiece for PBS, shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD UPC 841887029056. $39.99; Blu-ray UPC 841887029308. $49.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

The Other Barrio. 91 min. Dante Betteo, dist. by SF Noir Films, www.theotherbarrio.com; Midwest Tape, www.midwesttape.com. 2017. DVD $39.95; acad. libs. $200; public performance; home version $20. F

**Vamp. 94+ min. Richard Wenk, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. Blu-ray/DVD combo UPC 760137948186. S29.95. Horror Comedy

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil. 89 min. In Engish & Dutch w/English subtitles. Pieter van Huystee, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. DVD UPC 738329210625. $29.95. Closed-captioned. ART-GENERAL

**Wall Writers: Graffiti in Its Innocence. color & b/w. 78+ min. Roger Gastman, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329214029. $29.95. ART/SOC SCI

Free. 73 min. Suzanne LaFetra & David Collier, dist. by Video Project, videoproject.com. 2016. DVD $89; acad. libs. $250; DVD/DSL $350. Public performance; closed-captioned. DANCE/ED

Marty Goes to Hollywood. 49 min. Martyn Robertson & Ian Bustard, dist. by Dreamscape Media, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 818506020121. $24.99; public performance $199.99. FILM/HUMOR

To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters. 2+ hrs. Sally Wainwright, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD UPC 841887033114. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 841887033244. $34.99. SDH subtitles. LIT/BIOPIC

Music for Mandela. 81 min. Jason Bourque, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 885686932322. $59.95. Public performance. MUSIC/int affairs

SOCIAL SCIENCES

**Look at Us Now, Mother! 84+ min. Gayle Kirschenbaum, dist. by Virgil Films, www.virgilfilmsent.com. 2017. DVD UPC 829567124529. $24.99; public performance Tugg.edu. $75; acad. libs. $350; streaming at edu@tugg.com. BIOG

The Invisibles. 78 min. Benjamin Kahlmeyer, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2016. DVD $89; acad. libs. $295; PPR/DSL $395. Public performance; closed-captioned. INT AFFAIRS

Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal. 69 min. Stephen Blauweiss & Lynn Woods, WoodstockArts, dist. by Ingram. 2016. DVD UPC 602573166819. $24.95; public performance $78.95. SOC SCI

Rockaway: Before and After. 110+ min. Jennifer Callahan, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329209872. $29.95. Closed-captioned. Includes: The Bungalows of Rockaway; Everything Is Different: Rockaway After the Storm. SOC SCI

Historic Massachusetts: Pilgrims to the 21st Century. (Discoveries…America National Parks). 51 min. dist. by Bennett-Watt Entertainment, www.bennett-watt.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781604902105. $24.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781604902334. $24.95. TRAV

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Vegas Baby. 77 min. Amanda Micheli, dist. by Tugg Edu, edu.tugg.com. 2017. DVD $95; acad. libs. $395; digital license starts at $125. HEALTH/FERTILITY

A Matter of Time. color & b/w. 85+ min. Casey Cohen, dist. by First Run Features, www.firstrunfeatures.com. 2017. DVD UPC 720229917322. $24.95. HEALTH/MUSIC

**Rachel Carson. color & b/w. 2 hrs. Michelle Ferrari, dist. by American Experience for PBS, shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781627897815. $24.99. SDH subtitles. SCI/BIOG

FAST SCANS: TOP FOREIGN & INDIE PICKS

Dheepan. 114+ min. In French & Tamil w/English subtitles. Criterion Collection. 2015. DVD ISBN 9781681433011. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433004. $39.95.

The Girl with All the Gifts. 111+ min. Lionsgate. 2016. DVD UPC 031398262435. $19.98; Blu-ray UPC 031398262480. $24.99. Rated: R.

The Paradine Case. b/w. 114+ min. Kino Lorber. 1947. DVD UPC 738329215217. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329215224. $29.95.

Pelle the Conqueror. 150+ min. In Danish & Swedish w/English subtitles. Film Movement. 1987. DVD UPC 859686006147. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 859686006154. $39.99. Rated: PG-13.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. 92+ min. 1964. DVD ISBN 9781681432939; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432922. [See Trailers, LJ 3/1/17]
The Young Girls of Rochefort. 2 discs. 126+ min. 1967. DVD ISBN 9781681432953; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432946.
ea. vol: In French w/English subtitles. Criterion Collection. DVD $29.95; Blu-ray $39.95.

TRAILERS: WHAT’S COMING ON DVD/BLU-RAY

The Breaking Point. b/w. 97+ min. Michael Curtiz, dist. by Criterion Collection. Aug. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433448. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433431. $39.95. THRILLER

Fargo: 20th Anniversary Edition Steelbook. 98+ min. Joel & Ethan Coen, dist. by Shout! Factory. Aug. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 826663174809. $22.99. Rated: R. SUSPENSE

Hopscotch. 105+ min. Ronald Neame, dist. by Criterion Collection. Aug. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433486. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433479. $39.95. COMEDY

The Lovers. 94+ min. Azazel Jacobs, dist. by Lionsgate. Aug. 2017. DVD UPC 031398265832. $19.98; Blu-ray/UltraViolet UPC 032398265863. $24.99. Rated: R. COMEDY

Meantime. 107+ min. Mike Leigh, dist. by Criterion Collection. Aug. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433424. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433417. $39.95. DRAMA

La Poison. 2 discs. b/w. 87+ min. In French w/English subtitles. Sacha Guitry, dist. by Criterion Collection. Aug. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433462. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433455. $39.95. BLACK COMEDY

Sid & Nancy. 2 discs. 113+ min. Alex Cox, dist. by Criterion Collection. Aug. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433363. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433356. $39.95. BIOPIC

Wakefield. 106+ min. Robin Swicord, dist. by Shout! Factory & IFC Films. Aug. 2017. DVD UPC 826663179941. $16.97; DVD/Blu-ray combo UPC 826663179958. $24.97. Rated: R. DRAMA

 

 

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