Science & Technology

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How To Bake Everything, Taste of Persia, Southern Foods, German Baking | Cooking Reviews, October 15, 2016


Incredible value in an up-to-date, all-in-one volume from Bittman; an eclectic restaurant cookbook with bold takes on comfort food; a standout collection of regional Southern foods; Quinn’s latest doesn’t disappoint

Q&A: Alexandra Horowitz, Author of Being a Dog


Conducting research and learning how to rely on her own sense of smell, Alexander Horowitz took a nosedive into the canine domain to ­understand a dog’s point of view in her latest book, Being a Dog.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: November 1, 2016


As always, the annual Pushcart Prize XLI is highly recommended; Kelly creates a world that is deeply felt; a revealing look at professional wrestler Rowdy; a solid offering for the tech-education collection; Anishinaabe activist Bellecourt’s riveting autobiography; an important study that teaches to decipher science and medical news

Medicine, October, 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 15, 2016


An outstanding portrait of Jean Cocteau; Elvis’s legacy; holiday crafts; hikers in America, On the Trail; top fall poetry; civil rights attorney Julius Chambers; navigating The Gig Economy; Whole Cooking and Nutrition is a must-have; what humans can learn from Being a Dog

Computer Science, September 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Health DVDs | Collection Development


While Fitbits and smartphones have taken “home fitness” outdoors, the consumer health DVD market continues to yield high customer appeal. These 31 programs offer plenty of viewing advice.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2016


An outstanding Feud between Nabokov and Wilson; staging Shakespeare in Swahililand and beyond; motivational Game Changers; U.S. immigration in The City of Dreams; Altman’s Treyf offers a warm portrayal of coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s

Popular Mexican, Asian “Fusion,” Classic French, Low-Calorie, Potato Everything, & More | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2016


A satisfying combination of autobiography and popular Mexican foods; a well-­executed baking book; Iyer’s potato cookbook is brimming with fresh ideas; Lin’s outstanding first book can help home bakers expand their repertoire and think more creatively

Microbiology September 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services