Nonfiction

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Chemistry, September 2017 | Best Sellers

December 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

LJ Media | Review Alert, October 1, 2017

Despite glimmers of familiar playfulness, Backman has undoubtedly taken a dark turn in Beartown; Libraries will want to acquire Miss Burma immediately; The Pink Panther Collection brings together the best of these films and is highly recommended for public and academic libraries; Sink or Swim will leave the audience thinking further on the effects of global warming on real people

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, October 1, 2017

May Morris is an excellent resource for art history students but may be too specific for public libraries; new photography titles explore the essentials of the medium; highly recommended presidential picks; an affecting and personal look into the experiences of minor migrants; chef Waters comes of age in Coming to My Senses

Nonfiction on Newton and Science, Missionaries Abroad, Internet Scandals, “Do Tell” | Xpress Reviews

The scientific efforts of Halley and Hooke are equal to or even greater than the those of Newton; Hollinger hopes to convince readers that missionaries are worthy of study; a fun and scary collection of Internet wrongdoings; the events that led to the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Literary Criticism, September 2017 | Best Sellers

November 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Showcasing Poetry: An Annual Poets House Event Celebrates 25 Years

The 2017 Poets House Poetry Showcase was held June 22 through August 26—halfway through, it was extended by two weeks given demand—marking the event’s 25th anniversary, giving Poets House cause to celebrate while pondering its future moves.

Master of Your Craft: 13 Fun and New Craft & DIY Books

DIY tattoos, a variety of predesigned crochet patterns that can be used as-is or adapted, and tips on find the best fabric for your specific project; whatever you’re in the mood to create there is a project here for you

Here’s to the Home Cooks! Ten Cookbooks Fit for the Home Chef

Plenty of party planning know-hows and presentation strategies, recipes that are clever yet practical, and no-nonsense dishes that will have you “falling” in love with seasonal treats; any of these books would be a great addition to the home cook’s collection

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, September 15, 2017

Bunny Mellon‘s story presents keen insights into the complex fabric of American culture and history; Creating Great Choiceswill improve anyone’s career; this useful guide to Garden Renovation is an excellent resource for the casual or inexperienced gardener and particularly new homeowners

Dunkirk: The Battle That Altered History | RA Crossroads

In his storytelling approach to the events, figures, and actions of the start of World War II and the Battle of Dunkirk in the summer of 1940, Korda pulls readers in with a mix of history and his own family’s experience of war.