S/LJ staffers ring out the old year with some new and old books.
Bittman, Mark. VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 To Lose Weight and Restore Your Health…for Good. Clarkson Potter: Crown. ISBN 9780385344746. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780385344753. Upon being diagnosed as prediabetic and with pre–heart disease symptoms, New York Times food writer Bittman custom-made his own diet plan, becoming a part-time vegan. His regimen, which includes exercise, consists […]
Library Journal staffers had some time to read and re-read a few good books over the long weekend. Here’s what was on our post-holiday platters. Mahnaz Dar, Associate Editor, Library Journal Reviews As a young impressionable college student, I read Donna Tartt’s The Secret History and, of course, hungered for more Tartt. As she only […]
As the cold weather circles, Library Journal and School Library Journal editors batten down the hatches and snuggle up with books set in Afghanistan, second grade, alternate fantasy worlds, Baltimore, and any place Alice Munro wants to take us. Mahnaz Dar, Associate Editor, LJ I’m reading Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner (Riverhead). I’m not loving […]