Nonfiction

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Music and Lyrics: Five Books on Sound and Singers | Wyatt’s World

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Looking for a display idea? Consider collecting the recent raft of memoirs by musicians and cultural histories of music together.

Franklin and Norman’s Siege Winter | RA Crossroads

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The final book written by Ariana Franklin and assuredly completed by her daughter Samantha Norman, is a grand yet intimate historic adventure that weaves the fates of three women and highlights the full force of the Anarchy of England.

Nonfiction on Schiele, Opera Portraiture, and Computer Algorithms & Data Analysis | Xpress Reviews

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Readers will relish these examples of Schiele’s edgy work, an appealing coffee-table book for opera fans, the harm caused by the unchecked use of computer algorithms to collect and analyze data

Literary Criticism, January 2015 | Best Sellers

April 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Nonfiction on Walter Noble Burns, Lincoln, Classical Music, Mexico, China, Buddhism | Xpress Reviews

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Wild West history, more Lincoln scholarship, a demystification of classical music, a memoir of moving to Mexico, China’s plans with regard to global domination, and a well-organized collection on Buddhism, with a noble cast of characters

Geography, January 2015 | Best Sellers

April 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Nonfiction: Lincoln’s Dog, Burroughs’s Pix, War on Terror, Evolution, Human Rights, Math | Xpress Reviews

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How Burroughs’s wrote, truth behind national parks, war on terror reference, an exquisitely conceived book on women in charge, Bill Nye on life’s origins, a scholarly look at human rights law, and the Vatican, the CIA, and the Mafia

Music & Art, January 2015 | Best Sellers

April 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Custer, King, Lincoln, New Pro Media | Social Sciences Reviews, January 2015

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Fraser’s work shines as an angry but cogent denouncement of America’s growing wealth disparity; West shares King’s views and visions on radical love; McGinty gives us the best accounting of Lincoln, the lawyer, to date.

From Seasonal Cocktails to Nutritional Perfection | Science & Technology Reviews, January 2015

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All a cocktail lover needs for the holiday season; Price’s entertaining and informative book traces the history of vitamins and nutritional diseases; Ferguson’s excellent and inspiring work is for anyone wishing to get in shape.

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