Neal Wyatt

About Neal Wyatt

Neal Wyatt compiles LJ's online feature Wyatt's World and is the author of The Readers' Advisory Guide to Nonfiction (ALA Editions, 2007). She is a collection development and readers' advisory librarian from Virginia. Those interested in contributing to The Reader's Shelf should contact her directly at Readers_Shelf@comcast.net

Reading-by-Numbers | Wyatt’s World

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From Johnson’s How We Got to Now and Marcus’s History of Rock ‘n’ Roll to President Bush’s 41: A Portrait of My Father, here are five books you can count on for elucidation.

An Educational Reading List | Wyatt’s World

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New books on teaching, education, and learning: from the Blackboard to The Teacher Wars

Fashionable Reading | Wyatt’s World

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From the image-rich and detailed Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the quirky and eclectic Worn Stories

Back to School : Classics Worth a Second Read | The Reader’s Shelf

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Consider building a display of classic titles that your patrons might have, shall we say, skimmed the first time around.

STARZ Outlander | RA Crossroads

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With misty rain, the swirl of a kilt, and eye contact that speaks volumes, the STARZ series holds the promise of converting a new set of viewers into devoted Diana Gabaldon fans.

Reading Out Summer | Wyatt’s World

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Get ready for one last reading extravaganza of summer books—from why Almond is Against Football to Penny’s beautifully set Long Way Home to Straub’s wry and delightful Vacationers

Moving Reading Beyond the Page | Wyatt’s World

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From inside the walls of Dr. Mütter’s Marvels to a Rendez-vous with Art to Under the Wild Sky

Eureka! Science Camp Reading | The Reader’s Shelf

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Take one last stab at summer reading with these nonfiction titles, each offering educational illumination with an infusion of fun.

Makeup Reading | Wyatt’s World

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From 10-Minute Makeup to Love, Lashes, and Lipstick to The Daily Face

A Busman’s Holiday of Books | Wyatt’s World

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Get caught up in children’s literature, publication battles, annotated works, and investigations into the process of reading with these titles from the experts.

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