LJ Media | Review Alert, September 1, 2017

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

CALL FOR REVIEWERS: LJ editors are looking for reviewers in the following subject areas: Video (Blu-ray capable; contact blfox@mediasourceinc.com); Thrillers (especially military technothrillers and psychological suspense) and Historical Fiction (contact wwilliams@mediasourceinc.com); Performing Arts (contact efrench@mediasourceinc.com); Political Science (contact amastrull@mediasourceinc.com); Technology (contact ssendaula@mediasourceinc.com); and Reference (especially social sciences, science, pop culture; contact mdar@mediasourceinc.com). For reviewer guidelines and to fill out an application, go to ow.ly/ygsA30eEDi8.

AUDIO

FICTION

Boylan, Jennifer Finney. Long Black Veil. digital download. 11:39 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524722937. $85.50. F

Conan Doyle, Arthur. Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures. 20 CDs. 25:30 hrs. Brilliance. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781536656497. $29.99. 2 MP3-CDs. F

Heffernan, William. The Dead Detective. 8 CDs. 10:11 hrs. Dreamscape. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781520065304. $59.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

Kendrick, Beth. Second Time Around. 7 CDs. 8:22 hrs. Dreamscape. May 2017. ISBN 9781520069333. $59.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

**Kwan, Kevin. Rich People Problems. (Crazy Rich Asians, Bk. 3). digital download. 16:03 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524780043. $95. F

**Lee, Min Jin. Pachinko. 16 CDs. 18:15 hrs. Hachette Audio. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781478945482. $35. digital download. F

Roy, Arundhati. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. 13 CDs. 16:27 hrs. Books on Tape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9780525494607. $50. digital download. F

Sullivan, J. Courtney. Saints for All Occasions. 12 CDs. 15:03 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524781484. $45. digital download. F

**Whitman, Walt. Life and Adventures of Jack Engle. digital download. 3:55 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9780525526797. $47.50. F

**Yuknavitch, Lidia. The Book of Joan. 6 CDs. 7:10 hrs. HarperAudio. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781538411513. $29.99. digital download. SF

**Zahn, Timothy. Thrawn. digital download. 16:55 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9780451486240. $50. F

NONFICTION

Edge, John T. The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South. 8 CDs. 10:08 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524736194. $45. digital download. HOME ECON/COOKING

**Ekirch, A. Roger. American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution. 7 CDs. 8:02 hrs. HighBridge. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781681684277. $34.99. digital download. HIST

**Gay, Roxane. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. digital download. 5:57 hrs. Harper Audio. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9780062470256. $18.99. LIT

Izzard, Eddie. Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens. 13 CDs. 14:39 hrs. Books on Tape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781101924945. $50. digital download. PERFORMING ARTS

Koul, Scaachi. One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. digital download. 5:30 hrs. Macmillan Audio. ISBN 9781427291417. $17.99. LIT

**Lamott, Anne. Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy. 3 CDs. 2:53 hrs. Recorded Bks. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524734909. $30. digital download. REL

Reich-Osang, Anja. The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage. 5 CDs. 5 hrs. Brilliance. May 2017. ISBN 9781489382764. $59.97. 1 MP3-CD. CRIME

**Rosenthal, Elizabeth. An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back. 11 CDs. 13:38 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524735067. $45. digital download. MED

Sandberg, Sheryl & Adam Grant. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy. 5 CDs. 6:15 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524779672. $35. digital download. SELF-HELP

VIDEO

FICTION

Compulsion. b/w. 103+ min. Richard Fleischer. Blu-ray UPC 738329207328.
The Crucible.
124+ min. Nicholas Hytner. Blu-ray UPC 738329207380. Rated: PG-13.
Lifeboat.
b/w. 97+ min. Alfred Hitchcock. Blu-ray UPC 738329207427.
ea. vol: dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. $29.99. F

Daughter of Dracula. 82+ min. In French w/English subtitles. Jess Franco, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. DVD UPC 738329209353. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329209360. $29.95. F/Horror

The Hills Have Eyes. 99+ min. Wes Craven, dist. by Arrow Films c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2016. Blu-ray UPC 760137891390. $39.95. F/Horror

The Shack. 132+ min. Stuart Hazeldine, dist. by Lionsgate, www.lionsgate.com. 2017. DVD UPC 031398258490. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 031398259220. $39.99. SDH subtitles. Rated: PG-13. F

Sugar! 81 min. Shari Berman, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 81850602013. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. F/MUSIC

Wentworth: Season 2. 4 discs. 576+ min. Kevin Carlin & others, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961253791. $59.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Saving Banksy. 69 min. Colin M. Day, dist. by Candy Factory, www.savingbanksy.com. 2017. DVD UPC 889854023295. $19.95. ART-GENERAL

Maiko: Dancing Child. 70 min. In English, Norwegian, & Japanese w/English subtitles. Åse Svenheim Drivenes, dist. by First Run Features, www.firstrunfeatures.com. 2017. DVD UPC 720229917315. $24.95. DANCE

**A Quiet Passion. 126+ min. Terence Davies, dist. by Music Box Films, www.musicboxfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 751778950881. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 751778950898. $34.99. Rated: PG-13. LIT

In Search of Perfect Consonance. 38 min. w/English subtitles. Ruby Yang, dist. by Grasshopper Film, www.grasshopperfilm.com. 2017. $99.95; acad. libs. $325. Public performance. music

Sports Detectives: Tracking Down Legendary Sports Memorabilia; Season 1. 2 discs. color & b/w. 300 min. dist. by Smithsonian Channel c/o PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781531700027. $29.99. SDH subtitles. SPORTS/HOBBIES

SOCIAL SCIENCES

**On the Way to School. 77 min. In French w/English subtitles. Pascal Plisson, dist. by Icarus Films, www.homevideo.icarusfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 854650002050. $26.98. ED/INT AFFAIRS

USO: For the Troops. color & b/w. 60 min. Peter Schnall, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781627899260. $24.99. SDH subtitles. HIST/MILITARY

The Suffragettes: The Story of Eufrosina Cruz and Mexico’s Suffragette Movement. 78 min. In Spanish & English w/English subtitles. Ana Cruz, dist. by EPF Media, www.epfmedia.com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781930545847. $100; acad. libs. $250. Public performance. int affairs/WOMEN’S STUDIES

Three Sisters. 153 min. w/booklet. In Mandarin & Yunnan w/English subtitles. Wang Bing, dist. by Icarus Films, www.homevideo.icarusfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 854565002067. $29.98. INT AFFAIRS

**Vietnamerica: The Untold Story of the Nation’s Largest Refugee Group. 90 min. w/English & Vietnamese subtitles. Scott Edwards, dist. by AV Café, www.theavcafe.com. 2017. DVD UPC 888295470582. $20. SOC SCI

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Back of House: 12 Restaurants, 10 Countries, 1 Artist. 144 min. Dave Budge, dist. by Dreamcape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 818506020244. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. COOKING/aRT

Defendant 5. 30 min. Heidi Lee Douglas, dist. by Green Planet Films, www.greenplanetfilms.org. 2016. DVD UPC 714497273860. $26.95; acad. libs. public performance $99. Closed-captioned; SDH subtitles. ENVIRONMENT

From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City. 25 min. Elise Conklin & Liv Larsen, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2016. DVD $89; acad. libs. $149; DVD/DSL $249. Public performance; closed-captioned. ENVIRONMENT/health

Understanding the Dangers of: Alcohol Use During Pregnancy, Marijuana Use During Pregnancy, and Secondhand Tobacco Smoke. 2 discs. NA min. NTI Upstream, www.ntiupstream.com. 2017. DVD $200. Public performance; closed-captioned. HEALTH

My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life & Science of Dr. Marian Diamond. color & b/w. 57+ min. Catherine Ryan & Gary Weinberg, dist. by Bullfrog Films, www.bullfrogfilms.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781941545775. $295 (Rental: $95). Public performance; SDH subtitles. SCI

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

Barry Lyndon. 2 discs. 184+ min. Stanley Kubrick, dist. by Criterion Collection. Oct. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433714. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433707. $39.95. DRAMA

Churchill. 110+ min. Jonathan Teplitzky, dist. by Cohen Media. Oct. 2017. DVD UPC 741952839590. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 741952839699. $30.99. Rated: PG. DRAMA

Dreamgirls: Director’s Extended Edition. 2 discs. 140+ min. Bill Condon, dist. by Paramount Home Entertainment. Oct. 2017. digital HD/Blu-ray combo $16.99. Rated: PG-13. MUSIC/DRAMA

The Long Riders. 2 discs. 100+ min. Walter Hill, dist. by Kino Lorber. Oct. 2017. DVD UPC 738329216108. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329 216115. $29.95. Rated: R. WESTERN

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland. 106+ min. Dianne Houston, dist. by Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Oct. 2017. DVD UPC 031398272076. $14.98. Rated: TV-14. MUSIC/DRAMA

Othello. 3 discs. b/w. 184+ min. Orson Welles, dist. by Criterion Collection. Oct. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433035. $39.95; 2-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433028. $49.95. DRAMA

Personal Shopper. 105+ min. In English & French w/English subtitles. Olivier Assayas, dist. by Criterion Collection. Oct. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433691. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433684. $39.95. DRAMA

Pop Aye. 102+ min. In Thai w/English subtitles. Kirsten Tan, dist. by Kino Lorber. Oct. 2017. DVD UPC 738329224554. $24.95. DRAMA

 

 

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