Photography, Quilting, Decorating, Seasonal Crafts, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, October 15, 2015


The esoteric art medium of papercutting; Knitless is a solid general crafting book with wide appeal; quilters who enjoy a minimalist style will appreciate Jones’s insights; Spiro’s distinct style will provide ideas for amateurs and professionals alike

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 15, 2015


150 years of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; fall football picks, Pt. 2; library security and Protecting Patron Privacy; cooking with Dilling’s Paris Market Cookbook; Pope Francis on climate change, and more

Football Picks, Pt. 2 : From the Greats of the Game to Game-Changing Manifestos


The second wave of 2015 football titles features several books that are sure to be of interest to football fans and students of American culture and society.

Language, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2015


Frank Gehry, Ardennes 1944, optimism in the workplace, artists Monet and Mondrian, plus Crafts DIY, Spirituality & Religion columns, Olympic dreams, The Typewriter Revolution, soccer scandals, and Pope Francis Effect

Literary Criticism, September 2015 | Best Sellers

December 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Location Drawing, T-Shirt Crafts, Chicken Coops, First Homes, & more | Crafts & DIY Reviews, September 15, 2015


Art instruction with wide appeal potential; a must-have in libraries serving home builders; Leins’s standout quilting book stand out; clearly presented heirloom sewing techniques; clever ideas developed by amateurs will motivate others to tackle their own spaces

Focus on Photography: Snap Up These Timely Titles


A gorgeous book of Edward S. Curtis‘s masterworks; 25 years of the National Gallery of Art; casual pictures that convey an unrehearsed truthfulness, rock music photography; radical developments in photography’s long history

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2015


From art instruction to photographic masterworks, check out the humanities. Build gingerbread houses, learn cooking the easy way from Bittman. Discover the Churchills, take in Germany, indulge in a little Self-Help and Professional Weeding

Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and The Cuban League by César Brioso | LJ Review

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Brioso, César. Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and The Cuban League. Univ. Pr. of Florida. Sept. 2015. 272p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780813061160. $24.95. SPORTS Baseball’s landmark year was 1947—that was when Jackie Robinson integrated the National League and, later in the season, Larry Doby became the American League’s first black player with the Cleveland […]