Chemistry, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Chefs Bittman, Boyle, Elliot, Ottolenghi, Ronnen, & Others | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2015

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Bittman’s unconventional cookbook can help proficient cooks develop ideas, MasterChef Elliot’s hearty, classic dishes, Ottolenghi’s latest will challenge readers, Solomonov writes candidly about personal struggles and professional breakthroughs.

Encyclical on Climate Change & Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home by Pope Francis | LJ Review

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“We human beings…need to change”—this blunt requirement typifies Pope Francis’s astonishing encyclical on climate change. He effectively reframes global warming from an abstract, technical issue into a moral one, and gives the problem a new urgency—just in time for his U.S. visit and the upcoming world climate summit in Paris.

Geography, September 2015 | Best Sellers

December 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Let Them Build Cake: The Best Resources for Baking and Making Gingerbread Houses and Beyond

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It’s time to revive a classic holiday centerpiece: the gingerbread house. This roundup features a range of holiday baking and decorating projects suitable for all ages and skill levels. Supplementary videos and web resources will guide you toward additional recipes and tutorials.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2015

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From art instruction to photographic masterworks, check out the humanities. Build gingerbread houses, learn cooking the easy way from Bittman. Discover the Churchills, take in Germany, indulge in a little Self-Help and Professional Weeding

Books on the Brain: LJ Reviews Oliver Sacks

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Doctor, scientist, and writer Oliver Sacks, who died on August 30, is perhaps best known for his 1985 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. He was a prolific author, though, over the years penning many explorations of neurological dysfunction and, sometimes, super-function. Below are some reviews of his titles that appeared in LJ over the years.

Skyfaring with Mark Vanhoenacker | RA Crossroads

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Vanhoenacker is a pilot, but he could well be a philosopher poet. His memoir is as much a story of impressions and wordplay, of history, geography, and literature, as it is an explanation of a career in the sky.

History of Science, August 2015 | Best Sellers

November 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Einstein and Friends: 100 Years of the General Theory of Relativity and Other Breakthroughs

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This centenary year of the publication of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity sees many books about the scientist and his achievements. Listed here are such titles along with forthcoming and recent works on other scientific breakthroughs.