LJ Media | Review Alert, October 15, 2017

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

AUDIO

Fiction

Andrew, Sally. The Satanic Mechanic. (Tannie Maria, Bk. 2). 9 CDs. 11:10 hrs. Dreamscape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781520067377. $30. 1 MP3-CD. F

**Chevalier, Tracy. New Boy. (Hogarth Shakespeare). digital download. 5:23 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524757496. $66.50. F

Cottrell, Patty Yumi. Sorry To Disrupt the Peace. 6 CDs. 6:20 hrs. Blackstone. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781441755698. $34.95. 1 MP3-CD. F

Dionne, Karen. The Marsh King’s Daughter. 8 CDs. 10 hrs. Books on Tape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781524775537. $40. digital download. F

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Yellow Wallpaper. 1 CD. 41 min. Dreamscape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781520067438. $39.99. F

Hilleman, Andrew. World, Chase Me Down. 12 CDs. 14:40 hrs. Recorded Bks. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781501935589. $123.75. F

Hudson, Gabe. Gork, the Teenage Dragon. 8 CDs. 10 hrs. Recorded Bks. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781501962639. $87.75. digital download. F

**Lively, Penelope. The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories. 6 CDs. 7 hrs. Recorded Bks. May 2017. ISBN 9781501940354. $77.75. digital download. F

Ostby, Anne. Pieces of Happiness. 8 CDs. 9:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9780525499794. $45. digital download. F

Oyehaug, Gunnhild. Knots. tr. from Norwegian by Kari Dickson. 3 CDs. 3:41 hrs. HighBridge. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781681685793. $19.99. digital download. F

**Schweblin, Samanta. Fever Dream. tr. from Spanish by Megan McDowell. digital download. 3:14 hrs. Books on Tape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781524754884. $47.50. F

**Upadhyay, Samrat. Mad Country. 7 CDs. 8:40 hrs. HighBridge. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781681684192. $29.99. digital download. F

Yokoyama, Hideo. Six Four. tr. from Japanese by Jonathan Lloyd-Davis. digital download. 24:20 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781427288721. $44.99. F

Nonfiction

Alexander, Brian. Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town. 9 CDs. 11 hrs. HighBridge. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781681686967. $34.99. digital download. SOC SCI

Kakalios, James. The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day. digital download. 5 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524780173. $47.50. SCI

**Kolata, Gina. Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, a Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them. 7 CDs. 8:30 hrs. Recorded Bks. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781501945366. $44.99. MED

**McCann, Colum. Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice. 3 CDs. 2:39 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524781521. $25. digital download. LIT

McKeon, Kathy. Jackie’s Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family. 7 CDs. 8:27 hrs. S. & S. Audio. May 2017. ISBN 9781508229223. $29.99. digital download. MEMOIR

Moderow, Debbie Clarke. Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail. 7 CDs. 8 hrs. Tantor. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781541400054. $37.99. digital download. Memoir

Schwartz, Suze Yalof. Unplug: A Simple Guide to Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul Seekers. 4 CDs. 4:17 hrs. Books on Tape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781524749477. $30. digital download. SELF-HELP

**Summers, Michael & James Trefil. Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System. 5 CDs. 5:40 hrs. Dreamscape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781520067179. $29.99. 1 MP3-CD. SCI

VIDEO

FICTION

The Breaking Point. 97+ min. Michael Curtiz. DVD ISBN 9781681433448; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433431.
They Live by Night.
95+ min. Nicholas Ray. DVD ISBN 9781681433165; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433158.
ea.
vol: b/w. Criterion Collection, www.criterion.com. 2017. DVD $29.95; Blu-ray $39.95. F

Ice: Season One. 3 discs. 525+ min. Antoine Fuqua, AT&T Original, dist. by eOne Entertainment, entertainmentone.com. 2017. DVD UPC 741952837299. $40.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Junction 48. 97 min. In Arabic w/English subtitles. Udi Aloni, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 888608666930. DVD $24.95. F/Music

Midsomer Murders: Series 19, Pt. 1. 2 discs. 370+ min. Nick Laughland & others, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961256396. $34.99; Blu-ray UPC UPC 054961257195. $34.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

**The Salesman. 125+ min. In Farsi w/English subtitles. Asghar Farhadi. Amazon Studios & Cohen Media Group, www.cohenmedia.com. 2017. DVD UPC 043396505797. $30.99; Blu-ray UPC 043396506510. $34.99. Rated: PG-13. F

The Undying Monster. b/w. 63+ min. John Brahm, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2016. Blu-ray UPC 738329207304. $29.95. F/Horror

Worlds Apart. 115+ min. In English & Greek w/English subtitles. Christopher Papakaliatis, dist. by Cinema Libre Studio, www.cinemalibrestudio.com. 2017. DVD UPC 881394125223. $24.95. F

ARTS & HUMANITIES

I Am the Blues. 116+ min. Daniel Cross, dist. by Film Movement, www.filmmovement.com. 2017. DVD UPC 859686006345. $24.95. Closed-captioned; SDH subtitles. MUSIC

Joe’s Violin. color & b/w. 26 min. Kahane Cooperman, dist. by Cinema Guild, www.cinemaguild.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9780781515603. $99.95; acad. libs. $295. Public performance; closed-captioned. music

Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey. 89+ min. Adam Penny & Marta Gyorgy-Kessler, dist. by Alive Mind c/o Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329209438. $29.95. Closed-captioned. REL/BIOG

It Ain’t Pretty. 70 min. Dayla Soul, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 602573246337. $59.95. SPORTS

Town Teams: Bigger than Baseball. color & b/w. 40 min. Mark Honer, dist. by Film Ideas, www.filmideas.com. 2017. DVD $39.95. Public performance; closed-captioned. SPORTS

**A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 145+ min. Julie Taymor, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329213725. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329213732. $34.95. SDH subtitles. THEATER

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Generation Startup. 93+ min. Cynthia Wade & Cheryl Miller Houser, Tugg Edu, www.edu.tugginc.com. 2017. DVD $125; acad. libs. $450; streaming starting at $125. Public performance. BUS

Destination Unknown. 78 min. Claire Ferguson, dist. by Seventh Art Releasing, www.7thart.com. 2017. DVD $99; acad. libs. $350. Public performance. HIST

Freedom Runners. 50 min. David Wachsmann, dist. by Seventh Art Releasing, www.7thart.com. 2017. DVD $350. Public performance. INT AFFAIRS/SPORTS

**The Guys Next Door. 74 min. Amy Geller & Allie Humenuk, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 616074738086. $59.95. SOC SCI

The House of Sharing: Conversations with Korean Comfort Women. (Focus on Korea). 80 min. In Korean w/English subtitles. Hein S. Seok, dist. by Film Ideas, www.filmideas.com. 2017. DVD $225; 3-vol. series $675. Public performance. WOMEN’S STUDIES/INT AFFAIRS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Not Without Us. 57/72 min. Mark Decena, dist. by Video Project, www.videoproject.com. 2017. DVD $89; acad. libs. $295; public performance/DSL $395. Closed-captioned. ENVIRONMENT

Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts; Private Tragedy, Public Health Crisis. 60 min. Elizabeth Arledge, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781531700218. $24.99. SDH subtitles. HEALTH

FAST SCANS: TOP FOREIGN & INDIE PICKS

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. 2 discs. color. 162+/178+ min. Kino Lorber. 1966. DVD UPC 738329214678. $19.99; Blu-ray UPC 738329214685. $29.99.

Heal the Living. color. 103+ min. In French w/English subtitles. Cohen Media Group. 2016. DVD UPC 741952838296. $25.99; Blu-ray UPC 741952838395. $30.99.

The Piano Teacher. 2 discs. 130+ min. Criterion Collection. 2001. DVD ISBN 9781681433561. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433554. $39.95.

The Stranger. b/w. 95+ min. Olive Films. 1946. DVD UPC 887090136716. $19.99; Blu-ray UPC 887090136815. $29.99.

Their Finest. color. 117+ min. Lionsgate. 2016. DVD UPC 031398265948. $19.99; Blu-ray UPC 031398265979. $24.99. Rated: R.

 

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