Philosophy, March 2015 | Best Sellers

June 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services.

ALA Reference Announcements | Reference News, March 1, 2015

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Several database vendors were showing or announcing new products at this year’s American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter meeting in Chicago, held January 30–February 3.

Topics in Criminal Justice, Time and Navigation, Biblical Studies, plus Caesar’s Era, Short Takes | Reference Reviews, March 1, 2015

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The 1910s from the standpoint of American lives and families, the definite but often overlooked link between time and place, a relatively new field in biblical studies, an introduction to Caesar’s world, family, friends, and enemies.

Naturalist Catesby, Restaurateur Pouillon, National Parks History, plus Guides to Making Wine & Beer | Science & Technology Reviews, March 1, 2015

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New material on the pioneering naturalist and artist Mark Catesby; a look at Yellowstone and fire’s role in the ecosystem; a charge for government standards in organics and environmentally conscious foods; small-scale winemaking

Drones, Spring 1865, Consumer Behavior, Data Revolutions, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, March 1, 2015

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An easy-to-read book for those interested in the hot topic of drones, Jamieson describes the closing campaigns of the Civil War, a refreshing new analysis of conspicuous consumption, Lohr digs into the power of big data.

Perspective Drawing, Artful Embroidery, Designs for Coastal Living, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, March 1, 2015

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Gain insight into drawing everyday objects; create craft projects using recycled or upcycled materials; a thorough primer on dyeing and printing silk scarves; a useful encyclopedia of basic embroidery stitches; inspiring interior design ideas.

Eleanor Marx Bio, Local Architecture, New York School Painters & Poets | Arts & Humanities Reviews, March 1, 2015

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The “foremother of socialist feminism”; a wonderful beginning reader for architecture students; a genuinely engaged, appreciative look at the work, lives, and relationships of artists; one of the most enjoyable books about Welles.

Pop Alternatives | Music Matters, March 1, 2015

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For popular artists, titles, and genres, I like to keep mental lists of alternatives that are more likely to be on the shelf, such as these suggestions for ten of today’s most popular artists.

Kerr’s Tenth Bernie Gunther, Lansdale’s Latest Western, with a Stand-Alone from Scottoline | Fiction Reviews, March 1, 2015

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Kerr’s magic lies in how he addresses core ethical questions; Lansdale’s fast-paced Western with its multicultural cast of characters is a winner; pulse-racing twists from Scottoline; Leotta spins a delicious tale of suspense; McCreight’s solid follow-up.

First Novelists Cook, Harwood, Miller, Taylor, True, & Others | Debut Fiction, March 1, 2015

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Cook’s humorous take on various whodunit and noir tropes is mainly spot-on; a breezy confection from Harwood; Kornegay stars the pungent and foreboding Mississippi earth; Miller’s thriller is not for the faint of heart.

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