Love and Peace: Exploring 1960’s Art & Culture

With mesmerizing photographs that capture the history and culture of the 1960’s, readers who enjoy graphic arts, history, and performing arts will truly enjoy these books

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: July 2017

Employing humor, affection, and the careful eye of a trained art historian, Gopnik offers an enjoyable and engaging story of New York City; Banks’s comprehensive Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide is indispensable; Lythcott-Haims faces difficult truths head-on in her memoir, an important addition to any collection; Twitty’s lip-smacking period recipes are valuable contributions to Old South historiography

13 Craft Books That Will Inspire Creativity

Looking for a new and fresh bathroom idea? want to use up those old t-shirts you have laying around the house? Or do you want to take your calligraphy to the next level? no matter your creative spirit you can find a book here

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 15, 2017

This engrossing read should stimulate lively discussion among Hemingway aficionados; Sancton delivers a highly recommended mix of luring tabloid fare and professionally researched courtroom drama; anyone worried about the planet should check out Goodell’s look at sea-level rise

Well Turned Out: Art and Fashion Titles Walk the Runway

Readers of fashion, costume, and design, as well as anthropology and art history will enjoy this accessible, fun title; an elegant offering filled with jeweled works beyond compare; this bold, beautiful book will delight art and fashion historians and those who seek style inspiration

Creative Spaces: 12 Fun and New Crafts & DIY Books

Jump into summer with a whole new set of crafts! Bright colors and easy-to-follow instructions for the beginner seamstress, transform your home with new colors and textures, or brighten up a room with your very own hand-picked flower arrangements; whatever your craft, there is a book here for you

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2017

With thoroughly documented and imaginative chapters, American Watercolor will have wide appeal; a well-turned-out roundup of 16 new fashion and art titles; Danticat’s brave work interrogates The Art of Death with insight and warmth; satisfying recipes for upscale as well as down-home entertaining

Crafting Up a Storm

It doesn’t matter if you are a cozy-corner knitter or an outdoor creator, all types of projects can be found here with detailed step-by-step instructions for any home artist

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 15, 2017

Sargent’s Women will be a lasting addition to arts collections; excellent new work from important poet Akbar; a breezy social history for readers interested in tales of a bygone era; those seeking pleasure reading will enjoy this caper through the cosmos

Celebrating National Poetry Month | Wyatt’s World

Close out April, National Poetry Month, by sharing and reading poems new and old. From backlist favorites to debut works to titles not yet on the shelves, here are five books to underscore the vibrant power of the poet and poetry reader.