Nonfiction: Rick Bragg & the South, Philosophy, Philanthropy & Giving, Lists | Xpress Reviews


Enter the world of Bragg’s South; a fine introduction to a fresh philosophical perspective; two inspiring books that will prompt readers to consider and act on making the world a better place; an engrossing read about lists and the people who make them

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

Psychology, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Family Recipes, Good Cheap Eats, Essential Emeril, Southwestern Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews, October 15, 2015


Debuter Adams’s cake recipes are unlike any you’ll find in similar cookbooks; Fisher’s guide to easy, everyday cooking; Lagasse’s latest shares his secrets to success; Webster’s enthusiasm for all things Maple is infectious

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

Going to the Dogs | Memoir

Home Is Burning

Almost all the books featured in my last memoir column for LJ have a canine or two in the mix.

Nonfiction on Buenos Aires, Latinos in America, Philadelphia, Climate Change, Shelley | Xpress Reviews


Welcome to Buenos Aires; the immigrant story in Greenport, NY; Kephart’s affair with the City of Brotherly Love; Gorton presents his theory on diminishing global warming; poet Shelley as a political influence

Playing it Safe: Author Steve Albrecht Tackles Security Measures for Libraries


Dr. Steve Albrecht, author of Library Security, is retired from the San Diego police department and manages a training, coaching, and management consulting firm.

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.

Environmental Science, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services