Religion, November 2017 | Best Sellers

January 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Paris In Its Prime | Arts Reviews

An examination of the “fin de sièle” is a great resource for students and scholars; an accompaniment to a traveling exhibition on female artists and their status in the 19th-century art world in Paris

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Shida’s book is mindful, challenging knitting at its best; Page’s illustrated resource explores the territory of cuisine beyond the restraints of recipe; excellent in terms of getting the “inside scoop” on the White House and training oneself to deal with all kinds of people; Tong offers a charming book about a second-generation American’s search for his family and himself in contemporary China

Philosophy, October 2017 | Best Sellers

January 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Makers & Moguls | Fine Arts Reviews

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of studio head William Fox; with thorough knowledge of film history, telling anecdotes and interviews, Rode illuminates Curtiz’s colorful career

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

This valuable and much-needed anthology is highly recommended for readers interested in folklore and African American history; a vital resource for writers and readers seeking a comprehensive exploration of the life cycle of the book; Murad provides a rare glimpse into the rich culture of the Yazidi; terrific new tools for both new and experienced dog owners; an engrossing cautionary tale for lovers of nature and the Great Lakes in particular

Everyday and Holiday Projects | Crafts/DIY Reviews

­Crafters looking for an abundance of holiday-themed projects suitable for decorating and gift-giving will find an array of ideas here; Susa’s approach to needle felting will give beginners the know-how to get started, but experienced felters will also appreciate her whimsical designs; Those who follow Wolfe’s advice will find themselves taking exciting risks with both color and piecing

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, October 15, 2017

This large-format global selection should fascinate readers with a taste for architecture, landscape architecture, and/or the environment; Ehrman’s lively and thoroughly researched volume is bound to become a standard text on early church history; autumn memoir picks—something to interest anyone; for aficionados of business and technology history, this volume is worth the investment

World Viewings: Ten Photography Titles

THIS YEAR’S ROUNDUP of photography books explores some of the essential aspects of the medium, qualities that make it so fascinating.

Expanding Your Creativity: 10 Exciting and New Craft/DIY Books

Projects offering suggestions for crafty ways to deploy one’s pet paintings, intermediate-to-advanced level designs combining wire, beads, and semiprecious stones, and a beginner-friendly introduction to both embroidery and appliqué supply ample guidance for beginners; explore new crafts and designs today