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LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2015


Frank Gehry, Ardennes 1944, optimism in the workplace, artists Monet and Mondrian, plus Crafts DIY, Spirituality & Religion columns, Olympic dreams, The Typewriter Revolution, soccer scandals, and Pope Francis Effect

Righting a Wrong: On Forgotten Heroes of the Vietnam Conflict


Louise Esola’s American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War (Pennway, 2015) focuses on an almost-forgotten tragedy: the death of 74 young men in the sinking of the USS Frank E. Evansoff the coast of Vietnam on June 3, 1969.

A Life of One’s Own | Memoir


The theme of this month’s memoir column is upbringing and what one does with it.

Q&A: Sandy Tolan, Author of Children of the Stone


Journalist Tolan talks to LJ about his passion for international stories about the intersection of land, natural resources, indigenous and cultural identity.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2015


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

Education, September 2015 | Best Sellers

November 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

In Office: This Season’s Presidential and Political Picks


A pragmatic political partnership; a moving portrayal of the Washingtons’ devoted relationship; Winik delivers a book of capital historical importance; a significant alliance in America’s founding; an unequaled biography of Henry Kissinger

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 1, 2015


Einstein, breast cancer, president memoirs, and interviews with transgender communities. Here’s a list of nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the September 1, 2015 issue of Library Journal.

Politics & Law, August 2015 | Best Sellers

November 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem | LJ Review


Steinem, Gloria. My Life on the Road. Random. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. notes. ISBN 9780679456209. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812988352. MEMOIR Steinem (Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions) weaves an inspired personal narrative by sharing stories of the places she’s seen and people who have galvanized her, which includes everyone from poet laureates to cab drivers; and […]