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Getaway Books…About Cats and Dogs | Wyatt’s World


Need yet another refuge from the anxiety of the election now that the third and final presidential debate is history? Apparently, viewing cat videos is an effective tonic for many. In that vein, here are five books on cats and dogs that provide an escape.

Nonfiction: Tony Bennett, Immigration Economics, Dragonflies, Black English, David Salle | Xpress Reviews


Readers will “want to be around” Tony Bennett; a book for collections with economics and immigration holdings; Dodds’s passion for dragonflies is woven throughout; the word on Black English; readers of contemporary art criticism will want to read Salle

Latin American History, October 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Crayon Art, LEGO Christmas, Crochet To Calm, Home Decor | Crafts & DIY Reviews, October 15, 2016


Novelty-seeking adult readers of every artistic skill level will appreciate The Art of Crayon; LEGO building provides numerous options for creative fun; Schlosser’s expertise successfully combines with the uncommon focus on professional-quality home decor projects

How To Bake Everything, Taste of Persia, Southern Foods, German Baking | Cooking Reviews, October 15, 2016


Incredible value in an up-to-date, all-in-one volume from Bittman; an eclectic restaurant cookbook with bold takes on comfort food; a standout collection of regional Southern foods; Quinn’s latest doesn’t disappoint

The King’s Legacy | Arts & Humanities Reviews, October 15, 2016


While sure to be an Elvis fan favorite, this quick read will also appeal to pop culture enthusiasts and designers; Harrison’s book is for die-hard Elvis fans as well as readers curious for insight into the continuing significance of the performer

Best Memoir: Our Favorites of 2016, Part 2


A feel-good nonfiction beach read for the athletic and nonathletic alike; essential reading for all parents; beautifully told, Ghost Songs is likely to stay with readers for a long time; Tynan presents universal insight and wit

Q&A: Alexandra Horowitz, Author of Being a Dog


Conducting research and learning how to rely on her own sense of smell, Alexander Horowitz took a nosedive into the canine domain to ­understand a dog’s point of view in her latest book, Being a Dog.

Top Fall Poetry: Great Reading Beyond the Basics from Veterans and Newcomers Alike


Delivered without showiness, Bennett’s imagery is arresting; Hollo is fun for all; in breathtaking language, Ritvo chronicles what it’s like to be living; intellectually astute and lit-up, sharply observed verse; Shapiro finally has his moment of triumph and honor

Reading Bob Dylan


Here are a few recommended reads about the Nobel-winning troubadour, rock and roll’s poetry man.