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Education, August 2017 | Best Sellers

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

Self-Help Guru Gretchen Rubin Tackles “The Four Tendencies”

In an interview with LJ, Gretchen Rubin expands on a concept developed in her earlier work about habits, Better Than Before: the idea that people fall into one of four categories based on how they respond to expectations.

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, August 2017

A beautiful representation of Dutch painting and Vermeer; top football titles for summer/fall; major poets on the human experience; a Cold War espionage story that seems implausible but is still true; an enchanting book on the Himalayas and Indian culture; a vibrant and dynamic Pilgrimage in Islam; Oudolf’s aesthetics and mastery of plants will inspire a new regard for the regeneration of abandoned species

Politics & Law, July 2017 | Best Sellers

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

A Historical Snapshot: Vietnam in Memory

Whether you are interested in the history of the Vietnam War or the sculpture that followed, both books are essential reads for anyone interested in this monumental conflict

Collections, Data, Archives…Oh My!: Professional Media Books

No matter your area of expertise or interest this collection of books has you covered: a comprehensive manual for special collections and rare book librarianship, theoretical and practical discussions of personnel, spaces, services, and communication tools, and interesting international perspectives on the library profession

A Time For Change: The History of Women’s Right to Vote

Through these two books, readers will explore the people and events that made a woman’s right to vote possible. Those who especially enjoy history and are interested in learning more about women’s suffrage will find both books captivating

More Writing, Less War: LJ Talks to Thomas J. Brennan and Finbarr O’Reilly

“I believe that consistent storytelling about war and trauma is the key to moving forward the conversation about war’s impact on mental health.”

Cuba, Then & Now | Collection Development

Just 90 miles off the coast of Florida, Cuba has always held a complicated place in the history of the United States. Check out these 29 titles for your Caribbean collection.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: July 2017

Employing humor, affection, and the careful eye of a trained art historian, Gopnik offers an enjoyable and engaging story of New York City; Banks’s comprehensive Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide is indispensable; Lythcott-Haims faces difficult truths head-on in her memoir, an important addition to any collection; Twitty’s lip-smacking period recipes are valuable contributions to Old South historiography