LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the November 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 SUBMISSIONS: For upcoming sports-themed roundups, LJ is seeking winter 2018 basketball and spring 2018 baseball books. Please include with submissions author, title, publisher, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, and formats available (print, ebook).
Deadline is November 27.

ARts & Humanities

Art Instruction

Boerboom, Peter & Tim Proetel. Figure Drawing Methods for Artists: Over 130 Methods for Sketching, Drawing, and Artistic Discovery. Rockport: Quarto. Jul. 2017. 192p. tr. from German. illus. ISBN 9781631593062. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9781631594366. ART INSTRUCTION

Khan, Zainab. Kawaii Doodle Class: Sketching Super-Cute Tacos, Sushi, Clouds, Flowers, Monsters, Cosmetics, and More. Race Point: Quarto. Sept. 2017. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781631063756. pap. $19.99. ART INSTRUCTION

DIY

Dickie, Lori. Quick & Cute Carving Projects: Patterns for 46 Projects To Carve in One Day. Fox Chapel. Aug. 2017. 72p. ISBN 9781565239074. pap. $15.99. DIY

Outdoor Woodworking: 20 Inspiring Projects To Make from Scratch. Guild of Master Craftsman. Jun. 2017. 136p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784942472. pap. $19.95. DIY

Stehly, David. Hand Carving Your Own Walking Stick. Fox Chapel. May 2017. 72p. illus. index. ISBN 9781565238978. pap. $14.99. DIY

Fiber Crafts

Chalmers, Jamie. The Mr X Stitch Guide To Cross Stitch. Search. Aug. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782214243. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Fairbanks-Critchfield, Caroline & SewCanShe.com Bloggers. Crafty Little Things To Sew: 20 Clever Sewing Projects Using Scraps & Fat Quarters. Lark Crafts: Sterling. Oct. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781454710455. pap. $16.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Gray, Tanis. Gradient Knits: 10 Lessons and Projects Using Ombré, Stranded Colorwork, Slip-Stitch, and Texture. Barron’s. Oct. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781438010595. pap. $21.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Johns, Susie. How To Machine Sew: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner. Guild of Master Craftsman. Oct. 2017. 108p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784942984. pap. $12.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Quinn, Sue. How To Make Heirloom Teddy Bears. Search. Aug. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782211433. pap. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Rasmussen, Camilla Schmidt & Sofie Grangaard. Easy Crochet Dishcloths: Learn To Crochet Stitch by Stitch with Modern Stashbuster Projects. Creative Pub. Int’l: Quarto. Sept. 2017. 60p. tr. from Danish by Sinéad Quirke Køngerskov. illus. ISBN 9781589239579. pap. $12.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Ruhe, Stella. More Traditional Dutch Ganseys: 65 Classic Sweaters To Knit from 55 Fishing Villages. Search. Sept. 2017. 176p. tr. from Dutch. illus. ISBN 9781782215080. $29.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Wilson, Angie. Fussy Cutters Club: A Boot Camp for Mastering Fabric Play; 14 Projects. Stash: C&T. Sept. 2017. 136p. illus. ISBN 9781617454462. pap. $27.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Interior Design

Smith, Clinton. Veranda Inspired by Color. Hearst: Sterling. Oct. 2017. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9781618372321. $60. INTERIOR DESIGN

Fine Arts

**Goldsworthy, Andy. Andy Goldsworthy: Projects. Abrams. Sept. 2017. 368p. illus. ISBN 9781419722226. $85. FINE ARTS

**Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave. Thames & Hudson. Oct. 2017. 352p. ed. by Timothy Clark. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500094068. $65. FINE ARTS

Pratt, Katherine & Alex Prud’homme. France Is a Feast. Thames & Hudson. Nov. 2017. 160p. photos. ISBN 9780500519073. $35. PHOTOG

Stern, Lynn & Donald Kuspit. Skull. Thames & Hudson. Oct. 2017. 336p. illus. ISBN 9780500970836. $125. FINE ARTS

PARIS IN ITS PRIME

**De Carvalho, Fleur Roos Rosa & others. Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street. Yale Univ. Jul. 2017. 192p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300229134. $50. FINE ARTS

**Madeline, Laurence. Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900. Yale Univ. Oct. 2017. 288p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300223934. $65. FINE ARTS

Literature

The Annotated African American Folktales. Liveright: Norton. Nov. 2017. 752p. ed. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. & Maria Tatar. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780871407535. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9780871407566. LIT

Fellion, Matthew & Katherine Inglis. Censored: A Literary History of Subversion & Control. McGill-Queen’s Univ. Oct. 2017. 432p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780773551275. $34.95. ebk. ISBN 9780773551893. LIT

Kindred, Sheila Johnson. Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen. McGill-Queen’s Univ. Oct. 2017. 296p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780773551312. $34.95; ebk. ISBN 9780773552098. LIT

Performing Arts

Bollywood: The Films! The Songs! The Stars! DK. Sept. 2017. 360p. ed. by Bushra Ahmed  & Anita Kakar. photos. index. ISBN 9781465463296. $40. FILM

The Clash on the Clash: Interviews and Encounters. Chicago Review. Nov. 2017. 432p. ed. by Sean Egan. ISBN 9781613737453. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781613737484. MUSIC

Padgett, Ray. Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time. Sterling. Oct. 2017. 240p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781454922506. $22.95. MUSIC

Poetry

Freeman, John. Maps. Copper Canyon. Oct. 2017. 144p. ISBN 9781556595233. pap. $17. POETRY

**Fried, Gabriel. The Children Are Reading. Four Way. Sept. 2017. 88p. ISBN 9781935536949. pap. $15.95. POETRY

Michaels, Anne. All We Saw. Knopf. Oct. 2017. 96p. ISBN 9780451493095. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780451493101. POETRY

Schultz, Philip. Luxury. Norton. Jan. 2018. 80p. ISBN 9780393634686. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393634693. POETRY

Spirituality & Religion

Hart, David Bentley. The New Testament: A Translation. Yale Univ. Oct. 2017. 616p. tr. from Greek by the author. bibliog. ISBN 9780300186093. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780300188493. REL

Mullen, Lincoln A. The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America. Harvard Univ. Aug. 2017. 384p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780674975620. $39.95. REL

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Agriculture

Holzman, Frank. Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming: Biodynamic Practices and Perspectives. Rowman & Littlefield. Jan. 2018. 200p. illus. index. ISBN 9781538105986. $34. GARDENING

**Sundance, Kyra. Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for Raising a Happy, Well-Behaved Dog. Quarry: Quarto. Mar. 2018. 176p. photos. index. ISBN 9781631593109. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9781631594298. PETS

Health & Medicine

Devi, Gayatri. The Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Workman. Nov. 2017. 336p. index. ISBN 9780761193098. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781523500581. HEALTH

Thomas, Carolyn. A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease. Johns Hopkins. Nov. 2017. 232p. notes. index. ISBN 9781421424194. $54.95; pap. ISBN 9781421424200. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781421424217. HEALTH

Victor, Joyce. You’re Not Dead ‘til I Say You’re Dead: A Nurse’s Reflections on Death, Dying and the Near-Death Experience. Northampton House. May 2017. 220p. notes. ISBN 9781937997816. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781937997823. MEMOIR

BRINGING UP BABY

Bray, Rosie & Richard Mackney. Get a Life: His & Hers Survival Guide to IVF. Orion: Sterling. Oct. 2017. 320p. index. ISBN 9781409155027. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9781409155034. HEALTH

Schaffir, Jonathan. What To Believe When You’re Expecting: A New Look at Old Wives’ Tales in Pregnancy. Rowman & Littlefield. Oct. 2017. 168p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781538102077. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781538102084. HEALTH

Home Economics

Koehler, Jeff. Where the Wild Coffee Grows: The Untold Story of Coffee from the Cloud Forests of Ethiopia to Your Cup. Bloomsbury. Nov. 2017. 288p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781632865090. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781632865113. COOKING

Matsuhisa, Nobu. Nobu. Atria. Nov. 2017. 224p. illus. ISBN 9781501122798. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781501122811. COOKING

Trubek, Amy B. Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today. Univ. of California. Oct. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780520289222. $85; ebk. ISBN 9780520289239. COOKING

Sciences

Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time. Univ. of Nebraska. Nov. 2017. 378p. ed. by Tom Lynch & others. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780803299580. pap. $29.95. NAT HIST

Nature, Love, Medicine: Essays on Wildness and Wellness. Torrey House. Nov. 2017. 270p. ed. by Thomas Lowe Fleischner. ISBN 9781937226770. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781937226787. NAT HIST

Ehringer, Gavin. Leaving the Wild: The Unnatural History of Dogs, Cats, Cows, and Horses. Pegasus. Dec. 2017. 336p. index. ISBN 9781681775562. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776064. SCI

Langston, Nancy. Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World. Yale Univ. Oct 2017. 312p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780300212983. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780300231663. NAT HIST

Lieberman, Philip. The Theory That Changed Everything: “On the Origin of Species” as a Work in Progress. Columbia Univ. Nov. 2017. 224p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780231178082. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780231545914. SCI

Pappalardo, Joe. Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention of Spaceflight. Overlook. Nov. 2017. 256p. index. ISBN 9781468312782. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9781468315646. SCI

Technology

Botsman, Rachel. Who Can You Trust? How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart. PublicAffairs. Nov. 2017. 336p. notes. index. ISBN 9781541773677. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781541773684. TECH

Cohen, Noam. The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball. New Pr. Nov. 2017. 224p. notes. index. ISBN 9781620972106. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781620972113. TECH

Social sciences

Biography

Bolger, Daniel P. Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided. Da Capo: Perseus. Oct. 2017. 368p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780306903267. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780306903243. biog

**Etkind, Alexander. Roads Not Taken: An Intellectual Biography of William C. Bullitt. Univ. of Pittsburgh. Nov. 2017. 264p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780822965039. pap. $24.95. BIOG

Hagan, Joe. Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine. Knopf. Oct. 2017. 560p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781101874370. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101874387. BIOG

Matthews, Chris. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit. S.&S. Oct. 2017. 416p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781501111860. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501111884. BIOG

Murad, Nadia. The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State. Tim Duggan: Crown. Nov. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781524760434. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781524760458. BIOG

Sebestyen, Victor. Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror. Pantheon. Nov. 2017. 592p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781101871638. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781101871645. BIOG

Tempest, Kathryn. Brutus: The Noble Conspirator. Yale Univ. Nov. 2017. 336p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300180091. $28.50; ebk. ISBN 9780300231267. BIOG

Communications

Fager, Jeff. Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television’s Most Influential News Broadcast. S. & S. Oct. 2017. 416p. photos. index. ISBN 9781501135804. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781501135828. COMM

Scofield, Sandra. The Last Draft: A Novelist’s Guide to Revision. Penguin Pr. Dec. 2017. 272p. ISBN 9780143131359. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9781524705084. COMM

**What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing. Univ. of Chicago. Oct. 2017. 320p. ed. by Peter Ginna. index. ISBN 9780226299839. $75; pap. ISBN 9780226299976. $25. COMM

Economics

Bayoumi, Tamim. Unfinished Business: The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet To Be Learned. Yale Univ. Oct. 2017. 288p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300225631. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780300231830. ECON

Hadeed, Kristen. Permission To Screw Up: How I Learned To Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong. Portfolio. Oct. 2017. 272p. notes. ISBN 9781591848295. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780

Tucker, Reed. Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC. Da Capo: Perseus. Oct. 2017. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9780306825460. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780306825477. BUS

Education

Sayers, Edna Edith. The Life and Times of T.H. Gallaudet. ForeEdge. Nov. 2017. 328p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781512600513. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781512601411. ED

History

Black, Ian. Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917–2017. Atlantic. Nov. 2017. 512p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780802127037. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780802188793. HIST

Bown, Stephen R. Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on the World’s Greatest Scientific Expedition. Da Capo: Perseus. Nov. 2017. 352p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780306825194. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780306825200. HIST

**Cadbury, Deborah. Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe. PublicAffairs. Nov. 2017. 416p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781610398466. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781610398473. HIST

**Emery, Theo. Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the Race for the World’s Deadliest Weapons. Little, Brown. Nov. 2017. 560p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316264105. $29; ebk. ISBN 9780316264112. HIST

Goldfield, David. The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good. Bloomsbury Pr. Nov. 2017. 544p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781620400883. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781620400890. HIST

Herman, Arthur. 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder. Harper. Nov. 2017. 496p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062570888. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062570925. HIST

Lago, Don. The Powell Expedition: New Discoveries About John Wesley Powell’s 1869 River Journey. Univ. of Nevada. Dec. 2017. 372p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781943859436. $39.95. hist

Kaufmann, Miranda. Black Tudors: The Untold Story. Oneworld Pubs. Nov. 2017. 352p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781786071842. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781786071859. HIST

Kix, Paul. The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France’s Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando. Harper. Dec. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062322524. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062322548. HIST

May, Elaine Tyler. Fortress America. Basic. Dec. 2017. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465055920. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780465093007. HIST

Law & Crime

Cox, Karen L. Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South. Univ. of North Carolina. Oct. 2017. 240p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781469635033. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781469635040. CRIME

Godsey, Mark. Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions. Univ. of California. Oct. 2017. 264p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780520287952. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780520962958. LAW

Walburn, Roberta. Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice. Univ. of Minnesota. Oct. 2017. 344p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781517902315. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452955544. LAW

Political Science

**Fabey, Michael. Crashback: The Power Clash Between the U.S. and China in the Pacific. Scribner. Oct. 2017. 320p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781501112041. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501112065. POL SCI

Page, Benjamin I. & Martin Gilens. Democracy in America? What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It. Univ. of Chicago. Nov. 2017. 352p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780226508962. $30. POL SCI

Patrikarakos, David. War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century. Basic. Nov. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465096145. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780465096152. POL SCI

**Stern, Ken. Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned To Love the Right. Harper. Oct. 2017. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062460783. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062460868. POL SCI

Professional Media

Alessio, Amy & others. 50+ Fandom Programs: Planning Festivals and Events for Tweens, Teens, and Adults. ALA Editions. May 2017. 160p. illus. index. ISBN 9780838915523. pap. $49. PRO MEDIA

Sweeney, Patrick “PC” & John Chrastka. Winning Elections and Influencing Politicians for Library Funding. ALA Editions. Jun. 2017. 304p. index. ISBN 9780838915561. pap. $57. PRO MEDIA

Thomas, David & others. The Silence of the Archive. ALA Editions. Aug. 2017. 187p. index. ISBN 9780838916407. pap. $82. PRO MEDIA

Psychology

**Markova, Dawna & Angie McArthur. Reconcilable Differences: Connecting in a Disconnected World. Spiegel & Grau. Sept. 2017. 256p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780812997071. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780812997088. PSYCH

Marston, Ama & Stephanie Marston. Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World. PublicAffairs. Jan. 2018. 256p. notes. ISBN 9781610398060. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781610398077. PSYCH

Social Science

All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World; Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom. Nothing but the Truth. Jan. 2018. 366p. ed. by Deborah Santana. ISBN 9780997296211. $16.95. SOC SCI

**Kranson, Rachel. Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America. Univ. of North Carolina. Nov. 2017. 264p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781469635422. $90; pap. ISBN 9781469635439. $27.50; ebk. ISBN 9781469635446. SOC SCI

Lieberman, Hallie. Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy. Pegasus. Nov. 2017. 384p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681775432. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681775982. SOC SCI

Travel & Geography

Benanav, Michael. Himalaya Bound: One Family’s Quest To Save Their Animals—and an Ancient Way of Life. Pegasus. Jan. 2018. 240p. photos. bibliog. ISBN 9781681776224. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776934. TRAV

 

 

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