Science & Technology

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History of Science, July 2017 | Best Sellers

October 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, August 2017

A beautiful representation of Dutch painting and Vermeer; top football titles for summer/fall; major poets on the human experience; a Cold War espionage story that seems implausible but is still true; an enchanting book on the Himalayas and Indian culture; a vibrant and dynamic Pilgrimage in Islam; Oudolf’s aesthetics and mastery of plants will inspire a new regard for the regeneration of abandoned species

Traveling Back in Time: Discovering the Woolly Mammoth

Two books in which readers can learn how the discovery of the woolly mammoth—among other archeological discoveries—were documented or lost, and gain information on how the woolly mammoths lived their lives; readers who are interested in popular science will find either book interesting

Whats Up Doc?

Intriguing stories of one man’s life as an anesthesiologist and fascinating historical information on Parkinson’s disease and the man behind it all; readers who are in the medical field, along with casual readers, will find either book a worthwhile read

Counting Sheep

These titles are full of relaxation exercises, bedtime behaviors, and benefits of a good night’s sleep. Readers who suffer from insomnia or sleep loss and are interested in learning more about why it happens and what can be done to help will find both books a fascinating read

Something Smells Good: 8 Cook Books for any Chef

Japanese flavors with classic French techniques, Moroccan lemon chicken kebabs with couscous pilaf, apricot and amaretto cheesecake—all of this and more can be found among these wonderful cookbooks

Biology, June 2017 | Best Sellers

September 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

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

Someone’s in the Kitchen | Video Reviews

Viewers with a craving for culinary documentaries as well as armchair cooks with a passion for Spanish cuisine and culture will gobble up this savory cinematic treat; For Grace ends on a satisfying note, not just for Duffy and his team but for the delight of the audience as well

Summertime Freshness: 10 Outstanding Cookbooks

Desserts that will have your mouth watering, fresh salads that will brighten up any dish, and an outdoor meal that will have your guests wanting more; cooks with all kind of interests will find what they need here