LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 1, 2016

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In 1971, there was Never a Dull Moment, Hasson on Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, how to do Adult Stuff, plus military picks, baseball books, and writerly advice from Mattison in The Kite and the String

Grunt by Mary Roach | LJ Review

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Roach’s (Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers) latest exploration of the science behind ordinary things is an insightful look into the lives of soldiers—not the stories in the news but untold tales, such as how people on submarines sleep

Paging Through History | RA Crossroads

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In this accessible and wide-ranging account, Kurlansky’s narrative moves through time and across the globe investigating the reign of paper and its far reach.

Geography, April 2016 | Best Sellers

August 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 15, 2016

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Pulitzer Prize winner Lahiri writes In Other Words; new fashion titles; a must-read Lesson Plan; an important overview of Academic E-Books; Ackerman takes flight with The Genius of Birds

Living with Alzheimer’s | Science & Technology Reviews, April 15, 2016

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An intriguing examination of Alzheimer’s that general readers will find useful; an intensely intimate, literary tribute to a loving relationship that offers a glimpse into the demented mind; a recommended diet book that presents a sensible regimen that people can follow easily

History of Science, April 2016 | Best Sellers

June 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Cooking with Spices, Award-Winning Salmon Recipes, and Masters of French Cooking | Cooking Reviews, April 15, 2016

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Cookbooks from celebrity chefs Floyd Cardoz, Chetna Makan, and Michel Roux, Jr., plus collections of salmon recipes, French cooking, baking, and more.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 1, 2016

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Women architects; top spring poetry; Michael Jackson tributes; royal intrigue,The Romanovs 1613–1918; Lincoln biogs; how to start a successful start-up; histories of the written word; a welcome Fibromanual

Sex in the Sea by Marah J. Hardt | LJ Review

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Hardt (research codirector, Future of Fish) has written a clever, informative book about marine animal reproduction. Covering the diverse range of creatures under the sea, the process of baby-making from flatworms to barnacles to octopus to whales is eye-opening and entertaining.