JFK in Memory: Revisiting the 35th President in Time for the Centennial of His Birth

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A useful compendium and reference tool for anyone interested in learning more about Kennedy’s presidency; Levingston’s bracing dual biography adds an upbeat, humanistic flavor to the intersecting lives of his subjects; a lively, well-researched book for fans of the film Jackie and TV’s The Crown

Q&A: Thomas McNamee Muses on “The Inner Life of Cats”

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Thomas McNamee’s recent book, The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions is both an affectionate love letter to his own cat Augusta and a perceptive analysis of feline psychology and biology that shatters common assumptions about these animals.

The Voices of Islam | Collection Development

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Libraries have a unique opportunity to inform users of the rich and varied experiences of the Islamic world. These 35 sources should be available in most libraries.

Diamond Legacies: Legendary Moments in Baseball, Past and Present

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Ankiel’s journey is reading well spent; with grace and self-awareness, Borders tells her inspiring account; Ballplayer is for all sports collections; readers do not have to be baseball fans to be captivated by Dinner with DiMaggio; a legendary sports story to be cherished by all Cubs fans

Spring Clean Reads: Five New Books To Help with the Mess | Wyatt’s World

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It seems that books on cleaning are becoming the new cookbooks—guides readers are as happy to page through and dream over as they are to use. Regardless of patron intentions, here are five titles to assist with a superclean.

Nonfiction on Dirt, James Thurber’s Columbus, and Sports vs. Business | Xpress Reviews

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Bogard’s premise doesn’t quite get off the ground; for Columbus and Thurber aficionados, this book offers the background behind the Ohioan scenes of his life and writings; an interesting take on the sports metaphor as applied to business

Physiology, March 2017 | Best Sellers

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Explore New and Inspiring Crafts From Sketching to Remodeling

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It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting to dip your toes into the craft world or if you’re looking for a DIY challenge, you can find a variety of projects that are widespread and accessible to all craft/DIY readers

“Bridging Worlds” with Librarians Pun, Collard, and Parrott

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Raymond Pun, Scott Collard, and Justin Parrott, editors of Bridging Worlds: Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe discuss the inspiration for their new book, the role of academic libraries in global initiatives, and getting started in an international career.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 1, 2017

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For art lovers, Treasures of Asian Art is a worthwhile investment; Blumenthal delivers life-and-times political history at its best; Moss’s website translates well as an excellent training guide for any level of outdoor fun; this honest account will find resonance among consumers of popular faith narratives