LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the November 15, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Also included are titles recently reviewed as online-only Xpress Reviews.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES

CRAFTS/DIY

Art Instruction

Harrison, Terry. Painting Watercolour Snow Scenes the Easy Way. Search. Sept. 2017. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782213253. pap. $19.95. ART INSTRUCTION

**Scheinberger, Felix. Dare To Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go. Watson-Guptill: Crown. Sept. 2017. 160p. tr. from German by Faith Gibson. illus. ISBN 9780399579554. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9780399579561. ART INSTRUCTION

Crafts

Martin, Ann. The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry: Techniques & Projects for Metallic Earrings & Pendants. Interweave. Sept. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781632505774. pap. $22.99. CRAFTS

DIY

**Christiana, Asa. Build Stuff with Wood: Make Awesome Projects with Basic Tools. Taunton. Sept. 2017. 202p. illus. ISBN 9781631867118. pap. $21.95. DIY

**McAlister, Michael & Michael Litchfield. Wiring Complete. 3d ed. Taunton. Sept. 2017. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631868382. pap. $24.95. DIY

Fiber Crafts

Rosenthal, Maxine & Linda Bardes. One-Block Wonders of the World: New Ideas, Design Advice, A Stunning Collection of Quilts. C&T. Oct. 2017. 80p. illus. ISBN 9781617455186. pap. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781617455193. FIBER CRAFTS

Shell, Maria. Improv Patchwork: Dynamic Quilts Made with Line & Shape. Stash: C&T. Oct. 2017. 96p. illus. ISBN 9781617454967. pap. $22.95; ebk. ISBN 9781617454974. FIBER CRAFTS

**Shida, Hitomi. Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida. Tuttle. Oct. 2017. 160p. tr. from Japanese by Gayle Roehm. illus. ISBN 9784805314531. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781462919406. FIBER CRAFTS

Fine Arts

**Borderless: The Art of Luis Tapia. Museum of Latin American Art. Jul. 2017. 204p. ed. by Carmella Padilla. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780980108088. $50. FINE ARTS

**Langham, Richard Keith & Sara Ruffin Costello. About Decorating: The Remarkable Rooms of Richard Keith Langham. Rizzoli. Sept. 2017. 256p. photos by Trel Brock. ISBN 9780847860302. $60. DEC ARTS

**Maslov, Sasha. Veterans: Faces of World War II. Princeton Architectural. May 2017. 144p. photos. ISBN 9781616895785. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616896133. PHOTOG

Salisbury, Martin. The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920–1970. Thames & Hudson. Nov. 2017. 200p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500519134. $39.95. DEC ARTS

FIDO PHOTOS

Grant, Andrew. Rover. Firefly. Aug. 2017. 368p. photos. ISBN 9781770859890. $40. PHOTOG

Wegman, William. William Wegman: Being Human. Chronicle. Oct. 2017. 352p. ed. by William A. Ewing. photos. index. ISBN 9781452164991. pap. $24.95. PHOTOG

Literature

Bennett, Alan. Keeping On Keeping On. Farrar. Nov. 2017. 736p. index. ISBN 9780374181055. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780374716974. LIT

**Biespiel, David. The Education of a Young Poet. Counterpoint. Oct. 2017. 208p. ISBN 9781619029934. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781619029958. LIT

**Fraser, Caroline. Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Metropolitan: Holt. Nov. 2017. 640p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9781627792769. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781627792776. LIT

Jasanoff, Maya. The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World. Penguin Pr. Nov. 2017. 400p. photos. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781594205811. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780698137479. LIT

**The Pushcart Prize XLII: Best of the Small Presses, 2018 Edition. Pushcart Pr. Nov. 2017. 600p. ed. by Bill Henderson with Pushcart Prize Eds. index. ISBN 9781888889840. $35; pap. ISBN 9781888889857. $19.95. LIT

Performing Arts

Jorgensen, Jay & Manoah Bowman. Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl. HarperCollins. Dec. 2017. 288p. photos. bibliog. ISBN 9780062643339. $45. FILM

Kennedy, Gerrick D. Parental Discretion Is Advised: The Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta Rap. Atria. Dec. 2017. 288p. notes. ISBN 9781501134913. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501134937. MUSIC

Smith, RJ. American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank. Da Capo: Perseus. Nov. 2017. 352p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780306823367. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780306823374. FILM

Philosophy

Gabriel, Markus. I Am Not a Brain: Philosophy of Mind for the 21st Century. Polity. Nov. 2017. 240p. tr. from German by Christopher Turner. notes. index. ISBN 9781509514755. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781509514786. PHIL

Poetry

Lorca, Federico García. Poet in Spain. Knopf. Nov. 2017. 576p. tr. from Spanish by Sarah Arvio. ISBN 9781524733117. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781524733124. POETRY 

Oberman, Miller. The Unstill Ones. Princeton Univ. Nov. 2017. 72p. ISBN 9780691176826. $45; ISBN 9780691176833. pap. $17.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400888771. POETRY

Exciting Poetry for Fall: Fourteen Titles Range Widely To Bring a Fresh Reading Perspective

**Adonis. Concerto al-Quds. Yale Univ. (Margellos World Republic of Letters). Nov. 2017. 96p. tr. from Arabic by Khaled Mattawa. ISBN 9780300197648. $25. POETRY

Brandt, Per Aage. If I Were a Suicide Bomber: & Other Verses. Open Letter. (International Poetry). Sept. 2017. 260p. tr. from Danish by Thom Satterlee. ISBN 9781940953649. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781940953755. POETRY

Chang, Victoria. Barbie Chang. Copper Canyon. Nov. 2017. 96p. ISBN 9781556595165. pap. $16. POETRY

Cruz, Victor Hernández. Beneath the Spanish. Coffee House. Oct. 2017. 176p. ISBN 9781566894890. pap. $16.99; ebk. 9781566895057. POETRY

Daley-Ward, Yrsa. bone. Penguin. Sept. 2017. 160p. ISBN 9780143132615. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780525504528. POETRY

Darst, Lightsey. Thousands. Coffee House. Nov. 2017. 104p. ISBN 9781566894920. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781566895064. POETRY

Duan, Carlina. I Wore My Blackest Hair. Little A: Amazon. Nov. 2017. 92p. ISBN 9781503941977. pap. $14.95. POETRY

**Ewing, Eve L. Electric Arches. Haymarket. Sept. 2017. 120p. ISBN 9781608468560. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781608468690. POETRY

Hardy, Myronn. Radioactive Starlings. Princeton Univ. Nov. 2017. 112p. ISBN 9780691177090. $45; pap. ISBN 9780691177106. $17.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400888764. POETRY

Krynicki, Ryszard. Magnetic Point: Selected Poems, 1968–2014. New Directions. Nov. 2017. 224p. ed. & tr. from Polish by Clare Cavanagh. ISBN 9780811225007. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9780811225014. POETRY

**Moon, Kamilah Aisha. Starshine & Clay. Four Way. Oct. 2017. Sept. 2017. 128p. ISBN 9781935536956. pap. $15.95. POETRY

**Powell, Lynn. Season of the Second Thought. Univ. of Wisconsin. Nov. 2017. 72p. ISBN 9780299315344. pap. $14.95. POETRY

**Reyes, Barbara Jane. Invocation to Daughters. City Lights. Nov. 2017. 96p. ISBN 9780872867475. pap. $14.95. POETRY

Rios, Joseph. Shadowboxing: poems & impersonations. Omnidawn. Oct. 2017. 88p. ISBN 9781632430434. pap. $17.95. POETRY

Spirituality & Religion

Augustine. Confessions: A New Translation. Liveright: Norton. Jan. 2018. 352p. tr. from Latin by Peter Constantine. ISBN 9780871407146. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780871407597. REL

Griffith, R. Marie. Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics. Basic. Dec. 2017. 416p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780465094752. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780465094769. REL

**Metaxas, Eric. Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World. Viking. Oct. 2017. 496p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781101980019. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781101980033. REL

Shermer, Michael. Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia. Holt. Jan. 2018. 320p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781627798570. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781627798563. REL

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Health & Medicine

**Carroll, Aaron. The Bad Food Bible: How and Why To Eat Sinfully. Houghton Harcourt. Nov. 2017. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9780544952560. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780544952577. HEALTH 

Cooking

America’s Test Kitchen Eds. All Time Best Holiday Entertaining. America’s Test Kitchen. Sept. 2017. 192p. photos. index. ISBN 9781940352992. $22.95; ebk. ISBN 9781945256004. COOKING

Azzam, Itab & Dina Mousawi. Our Syria: Recipes from Home. Running Pr. Oct. 2017. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9780762490523. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780762490530. COOKING

Gorham, John & Liz Crain. Hello! My Name Is Tasty: Global Diner Favorites from Portland’s Tasty Restaurants. Sasquatch. Aug. 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781632171023. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781632171030. COOKING

**Guarnaschelli, Alex. The Home Cook: Recipes To Know by Heart. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Sept. 2017. 368p. photos. index. ISBN 9780307956583. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780307956590. COOKING

Heiskell, Elizabeth. What Can I Bring? Southern Food for Any Occasion Life Serves Up. Oxmoor House. Oct. 2017. 272p. photos. index. ISBN 9780848754389. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780848755591. COOKING

Jamison, Cheryl. Texas Slow Cooker: 125 Recipes for the Lone Star State’s Very Best Dishes, All Slow-Cooked to Perfection. Harvard Common. Sept. 2017. 208p. photos. index. ISBN 9781558328945. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781558329065. COOKING

Lahey, Jim with Maya Joseph. The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook. Norton. Nov. 2017. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9780393247282. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780393247299. COOKING

**Manning, Ivy. Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads To Match: 70 Recipes To Pair and Share. Chronicle. Sept. 2017. 176p. photos. index. ISBN 9781452155029. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452156729. COOKING

Rao, Sri. Bollywood Kitchen: Home-Cooked Indian Meals Paired with Unforgettable Bollywood Films. Houghton Harcourt. Nov. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780544971257. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780544971295. COOKING

Solfrini, Valentina. Naturally Vegetarian: Recipes and Stories from My Italian Family Farm. Avery. Nov. 2017. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9781101983591. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781101983607. COOKING

Home Economics

**The Best of America’s Test Kitchen 2018: Best Recipes, Equipment Reviews, and Tastings. America’s Test Kitchen. Oct. 2017. 336p. ed. by America’s Test Kitchen Eds. illus. index. ISBN 9781945256035. $35. COOKING

Kauffman, Jonathan. Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat. Morrow. Jan. 2018. 352p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062437303. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062437327. COOKING

**McKenney, Sally. Sally’s Cookie Addiction: Irresistible Cookies, Cookie Bars, Shortbread, and More from the Creator of Sally’s Baking Addiction. Race Point: Quarto. Sept. 2017. 192p. photos. index. ISBN 9781631063077. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781631064548. COOKING

**Page, Karen. Kitchen Creativity: Unlocking Culinary Genius—with Wisdom, Inspiration, and Ideas from the World’s Most Creative Chefs. Little, Brown. Oct. 2017. 464p. illus. index. ISBN 9780316267809. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780316267786. COOKING

Sciences

Adam, David. The Genius Within: Unlocking Our Brain’s Potential. Pegasus. Feb. 2018. 320p. bibliog. ISBN 9781681776743. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681777016. SCI

Byrne, Emma. Swearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language. Norton. Jan. 2018. 288p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781324000280. $25.95. SCI

**Cheshire, James & Oliver Uberti. Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics. Norton. Sept. 2017. 192p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780393634020. $39.95. SCI

Crocker, John. Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees; Lessons from Our Closest Relatives. Pegasus. Dec. 2017. 272p. illus. index. ISBN 9781681775685. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776132. SCI

DeSalle, Rob. Our Senses: An Immersive Experience. Yale Univ. Jan. 2018. 312p. illus. index. ISBN 9780300230192. $30. SCI

Doyle, Martin. The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers. Norton. Feb. 2018. 352p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780393242355. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393242362. NAT HIST

Freeman, Scott. Saving Tarboo Creek: One Family’s Quest To Heal the Land. Timber. Jan. 2018. 228p. illus. by Susan Leopold Freeman. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781604697940. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781604698381. SCI

Leinbach, Michael D. & Johathan H. Ward. Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew. Arcade: Skyhorse. Jan. 2018. 392p. notes. index. ISBN 9781628728514. $25.99. SCI

SELF-HELP

**Berman, Lea & Jeremy Bernard. Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life. Scribner. Jan. 2018. 288p. ISBN 9781501157981. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781501158001. SELF-HELP

**Breaking Sad: What To Say After Loss, What Not To Say, and When To Just Show Up. She Writes. Nov. 2017. 280p. ed. by Shelly Fisher & Jennifer Jones. ISBN 9781631522420. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631522437. DEATH & DYING/BEREAVEMENT

Byron, Erin. Yoga for the Creative Soul: Exploring the Five Paths of Yoga To Reclaim Your Expressive Spirit. Llewellyn. Dec. 2017. 312p. ISBN 9780738752181. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738753713.
Klein, Melanie C. Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body. Llewellyn. Jan. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9780738750828. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738755939. HEALTH/WELLNESS

Cousineau, Tara. The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World. New Harbinger. Feb. 2018. 200p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781626259690. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781626259713. SELF-HELP

Dunne, Linnea. Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living. Running Pr: Perseus. Oct. 2017. 160p. index. ISBN 9780762463756. $14; ebk. ISBN 9780762463763.

Wiking, Meik. The Little Book of Lykke: Secrets of the World’s Happiest People. Morrow. Dec. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780062820334. $14; ebk. ISBN 9780062820341. HEALTH/WELLNESS

Francis, Emily A. The Body Heals Itself: How Deeper Awareness of Your Muscles and Their Emotional Connection Can Help You Heal. Llewellyn. Dec. 2017. 336p. photogs. bibliog. ISBN 9780738750736. pap. $21.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738753515. SELF-HELP

Graham, Jessica. Good Sex: Getting Off Without Checking Out. North Atlantic. Nov. 2017. 304p. bibliog. ISBN 9781623172343. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781623172350. SEXUALITY

Harrington, Samuel. At Peace: Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life. Grand Central. Feb. 2018. 304p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781478917410. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781478917434.
Mannix, Kathryn. With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in the Age of Denial. Little, Brown. Jan. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780316504485. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316504539. DEATH & DYING/BEREAVEMENT

Janssen, Mary Beth. The Book of Self-Care: Remedies for Healing Mind, Body, and Soul. Sterling Ethos. Nov. 2017. 224p. index. ISBN 9781454926313. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781454926320. PERSONAL GROWTH

**Lieberman, David J. Never Get Angry Again: Essential and Proven Strategies To Stay Calm and in Control in All Situations. St. Martin’s. Jan. 2018. 256p. bibliog. ISBN 9781250154392. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250154408. SELF-HELP

HAPPY DAYS

**King, Vanessa. 10 Keys to Happier Living: A Practical Handbook for Happiness. Headline. Dec. 2017. 336p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781472233424. pap. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9781472233448. SELF-HELP

Leanse, Ellen Petry. The Happiness Hack: How To Take Charge of Your Brain and Program More Happiness into Your Life. Sourcebooks. Nov. 2017. 128p. ISBN 9781492656913. $14.99. SELF-HELP

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Biography

Jones, Jacqueline. Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical. Basic: Perseus. Dec. 2017. 480p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465078998. $32; ebk. ISBN 9781541697263. BIOG

Shapiro, Laurie Gwen. The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica. S. & S. Jan. 2018. 256p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476753867. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476753881. BIOG

Taraborrelli, J. Randy. Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill. St. Martin’s. Jan. 2018. 528p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250128010. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250128034. BIOG

**Tong, Scott. A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World. Univ. of Chicago. Nov. 2017. 272p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780226338866. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780226339054. BIOG

**Young, Matt. Eat the Apple. Bloomsbury Pr. Feb. 2018. 272p. illus. ISBN 9781632869500. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781408888261. MEMOIR

Economics

Mecham, Jesse. You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want. Harper. Dec. 2017. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9780062567581. $23.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062567604. BUS

Education

Cast, Carter. The Right—and Wrong—Stuff: How Brilliant Careers Are Made and Unmade. PublicAffairs. Jan. 2018. 288p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781610397094. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781610397100. CAREERS

History

**Asbrink, Elisabeth. 1947: Where Now Begins. Other Pr. Jan. 2018. 288p. tr. from German by Fiona Graham. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781590518960. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781590518977. HIST

Bacon, John U. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. Morrow. Nov. 2017. 432p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062666536. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062666550. HIST

**Boot, Max. The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. Liveright: Norton. Jan. 2018. 784p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780871409416. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780871409430. HIST

Kerrison, Catherine. Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America. Ballantine. Jan. 2018. 432p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781101886243. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781101886250. HIST

**Langlands, Alexander. Craeft: An Inquiry into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts. Norton. Jan. 2018. 336p. illus. ISBN 9780393635904. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393635911. HIST

Minutaglio, Bill & Steven L. Davis. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD. Twelve: Grand Central. Jan. 2018. 400p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781455563586. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781455563609. HIST

Peraino, Kevin. A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949. Crown. Sept. 2017. 400p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307887238. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780307887252. HIST

Robbins, Richard G., Jr. Overtaken by the Night: One Russian’s Journey Through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror. Univ. of Pittsburgh. Nov. 2017. 544p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780822945161. $39.95. HIST

Schama, Simon. The Story of the Jews. Vol. 2: Belonging; 1492–1900. Ecco: HarperCollins. Oct. 2017. 800p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062339577. $39.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062348746. HIST

CAESAR’S TRAVELS

The Landmark Julius Caesar: The Complete Works: Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrian War, African War, and Spanish War. Pantheon. Dec. 2017. 896p. ed. by Kurt A. Raaflaub & Robert B. Strassler. tr. from Latin by Kurt A. Raaflaub. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307377869. $50. HIST

Omrani, Bijan. Caesar’s Footprints: A Cultural Excursion to Ancient France: Journeys Through Roman Gaul. Pegasus. Dec. 2017. 416p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681775661. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776125. HIST

Law & Crime

Ferguson, Andrew Guthrie. The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement. New York Univ. Oct. 2017. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9781479892822. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781479881475. LAW

Mal, Tammy. Convenient Suspect: A Double Murder, a Flawed Investigation, and the Railroading of an Innocent Woman. Chicago Review. Nov. 2017. 304p. photos. ISBN 9781613739792. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781613739822. CRIME

**Oberman, Michelle. Her Body, Our Laws: On the Frontlines of the Abortion War from El Salvador to Oklahoma. Beacon. Jan. 2018. 216p. notes. index. ISBN 9780807045527. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780807045534. LAW

Yarris, Nick. The Fear of 13: Countdown to Execution; My Fight for Survival on Death Row. Arrow. Oct. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781784756451. pap. $13.95; ebk. ISBN 9781473538412. CRIME

Political Science

Sniderman, Paul M. The Democratic Faith: Essays on Democratic Citizenship. Yale Univ. (Castle Lectures). Sept. 2017. 200p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300197099. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780300231915. POL SCI

Snyder, Scott A. South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. Columbia Univ. Jan. 2018. 352p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780231185486. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780231546188. POL SCI

**Walker, Shaun. The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past. Oxford Univ. Jan. 2018. 288p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190659240. $29.95. POL SCI

Professional Media

Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things. Teacher Ideas: Libraries Unlimited. May 2017. 271p. ed. by Mark Robison & Lindley Shedd. photos. index. ISBN 9781440850196. pap. $65. PRO MEDIA

Leading in the New Academic Library. Teacher Ideas: Libraries Unlimited. May 2017. 195p. ed. by Becky Albitz & others. index. ISBN 9781440851131. pap. $55; ebk. ISBN 9781440851148. PRO MEDIA

Munro, Karen. Tactical Urbanism for Librarians: Quick, Low-Cost Ways To Make Big Changes. ALA Editions. Jun. 2017. 176p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780838915585. pap. $57. PRO MEDIA

Psychology

Barth, F. Diane. I Know How You Feel: The Joy and Heartbreak of Friendship in Women’s Lives. Houghton Harcourt. Feb. 2018. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9780544870277. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544870291. PSYCH

Social Science

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. One World Pubs. Oct. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9780399590566. $28; ISBN 9780399590580. SOC SCI

Ferguson, Niall. The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook. Penguin Pr. Jan. 2018. 480p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780735222915. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780735222922. SOC SCI

**Kahn, Jonathan. Race on the Brain: What Implicit Bias Gets Wrong About the Struggle for Racial Justice. Columbia Univ. Nov. 2017. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9780231184243. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780231545389. SOC SCI

Yu, Jessica. Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves. Houghton Harcourt. Nov. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9780544617063. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544618435. SOC SCI

Travel & Geography

Levinson, Adam Valen. The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East. Norton. Nov. 2017. 320p. illus. ISBN 9780393608366. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393608373. TRAV

 

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