LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 1, 2017

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Zornberg’s Moses is not for the faint of heart; Horta’s scholarly, albeit witty and entertaining analysis and style will have wide appeal; Hatch’s memoir will move readers who are interested in global health, medical education, and biographies in general

Back Pocket RA: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

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These five memorable titles span a wide range and are likely to be long remembered

Reviewers of the Year 2016

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A huge thank you to all our contributors, and special recognition to those who made this year even more outstanding. Interested in joining the LJ reviewing team? Click on the article for further details.

Never More Relevant: 50 Books for February, Black History Month, and Beyond

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Consider the models of leadership and activism outlined by Muhammad Ali or Coretta Scott King, the courage of Ona Judge, the creativity of Chester Himes, the verve of Charlamagne Tha God. It’s time for a reacquaintance with our past.

Natural Nourishment, Mediterranean Cooking & Modern Recipes | Cooking Reviews, January 2017

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With ingredients that can be found around the word or right in your back yard, home cooks will enjoy this wide range of recipes for every occasion; whether you have a sweet-tooth or enjoy a more savory dish, this list of cookbooks will satisfy every craving

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: January 2017

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Pickett’s energy, creativity, and genius shine; this Rad Dad collective is a gem of inspired thought; 50 titles for Black History Month; this excellent book cuts through media hype and bias; the theories of emotion and the human brain set forth here are revolutionary

History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers

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

Genetically Speaking | Science and Technology Reviews, December 2016

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A hopeful, struggle-against-the-odds story that adopts the tone of a Hallmark made-for-TV movie; an intriguing and intimate book for anyone who has or will have children

Nonfiction on Middle Eastern Poetry, Ted Roosevelt Jr., Königsberg, the Great War, Library Budgets, Artists’ Letters | Xpress Reviews

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A spicy and special treat for Middle Eastern collections; Brady’s work augments our appreciation of interactions within the Roosevelt clan; a unique but true story of leadership, loyalty, hardship, and war; readers curious about art will find this irresistible

Biology, December 2016 | Best Sellers

January 2016 to date as identified by YBP Library Services