LJ Media | Review Alert, October 1, 2017

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

AUDIO

FICTION

**Backman, Fredrik. Beartown. tr. from Swedish by Neil Smith. 11 CDs. 13:11 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781508249092. $19.99. digital download. F

**Bijan, Donia. The Last Days of Café Leila. 9 CDs. 10:37 hrs. HighBridge. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781681687346. $34.99. digital download. F

**Craig, Charmaine. Miss Burma. 11 CDs. 13:20 hrs. Blackstone. May 2017. ISBN 9781538415245. $34.95. F

Gregory, Daryl. Spoonbenders. 11 CDs. 14 hrs. Books on Tape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781524734824. $50. digital download. F

Hamalainen, Karo. Cruel Is the Night. 7 CDs. 8:31 hrs. Recorded Bks. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781501942549. $102.75. F

Kadish, Rachel. The Weight of Ink. 16 CDs. 23:30 hrs. HighBridge. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781681686319. $49.99. digital download. F

Kostova, Elizabeth. The Shadow Land. 15 CDs. 18:36 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9780735286757. $55. digital download. F

Murakami, Haruki. Men Without Women. 6 CDs. 7:18 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524721800. $35. digital download. F

Penny, Louise. Glass Houses. (Armand Gamache, Bk. 13). 11 CDs. 13:32 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781427287397. $39.99. F

Satyal, Rakesh. No One Can Pronounce My Name. 12:29 hrs. Macmillan Audio. May 2017. ISBN 9781427294043. $50.99. digital download. F

Sullivan, Matthew. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore. digital download. 8:59 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781508236047. $19.99. F

NONFICTION

Benjamin, Craig G. The Big History of Civilizations. (Great Courses). 19 CDs. 18 hrs. Recorded Bks. May 2017. ISBN 9781501957659. $160.75. digital download. HIST

Hesse, Monica. American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land. 6 CDs. 7:28 hrs. Dreamscape. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781520075846. $49.99. CRIME

Hoock, Holger. Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth. 12 CDs. 14:51 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524755263. $50. digital download. HIST

Kym, Min. Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung. digital download. 8:07 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524773977. $66.50. Memoir

Norton, Elizabeth. The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History. 10 CDs. 12:30 hrs. HighBridge. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781681686752. $39.99. digital download. HIST

Sedaris, David. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002). digital download. 13:52 hrs. Hachette Audio. May 2017. ISBN 9781478915768. $35. lit

Solnit, Rebecca. The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions. 5 CDs. 5:26 hrs. Tantor. May 2017. ISBN 9781541406261. $34.99. digital download. SOC SCI

VIDEO

FICTION

Doomwatch. 92+ min. Peter Sasdy, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. DVD UPC 738329208493. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329208509. $29.95. SF

Desire Will Set You Free. 92+ min. In English, Russian, & Hebrew w/English subtitles. Yony Leyser, dist. by Altered Innocence, www.alteredinnocence.net. 2017. DVD UPC 705641299843. $21.99; Blu-ray UPC 705641299950. $24.99. F/LGBTQ

Curse of the Pink Panther. 110+ min. Blake Edwards, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. Blu-Ray UPC 738329215620. $29.95. SDH subtitles. Rated: PG.
Inspector Clouseau. 98+ min. 2017. Bud Yorkin, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 738329215613. $29.95. SDH subtitles. Rated: G.
**The Pink Panther Collection. 6 discs. 10.5 hrs. w/booklet. Blake Edwards, dist. by Shout! Factory, www.shoutfactory.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 826663174519. $99.99.
Son of the Pink Panther. 93+ min. Blake Edwards, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 738329215637. $29.95. SDH subtitles. Rated: PG. F

ARTS & HUMANITIES

In the Steps of Trisha Brown. 79+ min. In English & French w/English subtitles. Marie-Hélène Rebois, dist. by Icarus Films Home Video, homevideo.icarusfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 854565002074. $29.98. Closed-captioned. DANCE

Shake the Dust. 83+ min. Adam Sjöberg, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 00738329214104. $29.95. Closed-captioned. MUSIC

“Hearing Is Believing.” 104+ min. Lorenzo DeStefano, dist. by Gravitas Ventures, www.hearingisbelievingfilm.com. DVD UPC 191091401453. $16.99; Blu-ray UPC 191091401644. $19.99. Closed-captioned. MUSIC/BIOG

Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown. 60 min. Gregory Monro, dist. by Seventh Art Releasing, www.7thart.com. 2017. DVD $99; acad. libs. $295. Public performance. PERFORMING ARTS

RAAM Bam Thank You Mam. 44 min. Anthony Gordon, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 818506020756. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. SPORTS

**Sink or Swim: Learning the Crawl in the Maldives. 52 min. Jon Bowermaster, dist. by Green Planet Films, www.greenplanetfilms.org. 2017. DVD UPC 714497274089. $39; acad. libs. $99. Public performance. SPORTS/INT AFFAIRS

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Elián. 90 min. Tim Golden & Ross Mcdonnell, dist. by Gravitas Ventures, www.gravitasventures.com. 2017. DVD $16.99; Blu-ray $19.99. BIOG

Tupac Assassination: Battle for Compton. 138 min. Richard Bond, dist. by Martin Prods. c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. DVD UPC 760137964292. $9.95; Blu-ray UPC 760127944089. $19.95. CRIME/MUSIC

**Maineland. 90 min. In English & Mandarin w/English subtitles. Miao Wang, Three Waters Prods., mainelandfilm.com. 2017. DVD $300. Public performance. ED/int affairs

The Boomer Revolution. color & b/w. 43 min. Sue Ridout, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. DVD UPC 852435007655. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. HIST

Homeland: Iraq Year Zero. 2 discs. 334+ min. In Arabic w/English subtitles. Abbas Fahdel, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329212056. $29.95. MILITARY HIST

**The Vietnam War. 10 discs. color & b/w. 1080 min. English & Vietnamese w/English subtitles. Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD UPC 841887033398. $99.99; Blu-ray UPC 841887033404. $129.99. MILITARY HIST

Divided We Fall. 90 min. Katherine M. Acosta, dist. by Twelfthhouse Films, dividedwefall-movie.com. 2017. DVD $20; public performance $300. SOC SCI

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Breastmilk. 91 min. Dana Ben-Ari, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329211929. $29.95. Closed-captioned. HEALTH/PARENTING

Synesthesia. 17 min. Aisling Chin-Yee, dist. by Grasshopper Film, www.grasshopperfilm.com. 2017. DVD $79.95; acad. libs. $175. Public performance. HEALTH

Maratus. 30 min. Simon Cunich, dist. by Green Planet Films, www.greenplanetfilms.org. 2016. DVD UPC 714497273884. DVD $39; public performance $119. Closed-captioned; SDH subtitles. SCI

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

Desert Hearts. 91+ min. Donna Deitch, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433752. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433745. $39.95. DRAMA

Doctor Who: The Complete Tenth Series. 5 discs. 625+ min. Steven Moffat, dist. by BBC. Nov. 2017. DVD UPC 883929590421. $74.99; 4-disc Blu-ray UPC 883929590438. $89.98. SF/TV

From the Land of the Moon. 2+ hrs. In French w/English subtitles. Nicole Garcia, dist. by IFC Films. Nov. 2017. DVD UPC NA. $NA. Rated: R. DRAMA

Jabberwocky. 105+ min. Terry Gilliam, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433776. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433769. $39.95. COMEDY

Lost in Paris. 84+ min. In English & French w/optional English subtitles. Dominique Abel & Fiona Gordon, dist. by Oscilloscope Labs. Nov. 2017. DVD UPC 857490005509. $34.99; Blu-ray UPC 857490005516. $39.99. DRAMEDY

The Philadelphia Story. 2 discs. b/w. 112+ min. George Cukor, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433738. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433721. $39.95. COMEDY

Poldark: Season 3. NA min. dist. by PBS. Nov. 2017. DVD UPC 841887034128. $28.88; Blu-ray UPC 841887034135. $34.99. DRAMA/TV

Le Samourai. 105+ min. In French w/English subtitles. Jean-Pierre Melville, dist. by Criterion Collection. Nov. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433820. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433783. $39.95. DRAMA

 

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