Sisters in Law by Linda Hirshman | LJ Review


Hirshman, Linda. Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World. Harper: HarperCollins. Sept. 2015. 416p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062238467. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062238481. LAW In addition to its clever title, this book offers an illuminating analysis of the ascent by Sandra […]

Business & Economics, July 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Katrina, Ten Years On


A haunting yet powerful photography collection from Spielman; a gripping read of the hurricane’s emotional and personal impact; Rivlin’s recommended blow-by-blow account of the months and years after Katrina

Inspiration for Entrepreneurs, North Korea Memoir, plus Le Guin and Karr on Writing, Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, July 2015


Potential entrepreneurs will find stories From the Other Side encouraging; an emotional and engrossing memoir from Jang; Karr instructs and inspires through example; Le Guin offers a must-read for writers of fiction

Q&A: Richard E. Nisbett


LJ talks to Richard E. Nisbett, author of Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking, “a great gift of enlightenment from an expert and exemplary teacher.”

A Poetic Journey of Self-Discovery, the Sport of 9-Man, plus Latest Trailers, Fast Scans | Video Reviews, July 2015


One of the year’s best films, Tracks deserves to be tracked by libraries; a talented new voice in documentary filmmaking captures the nonmainstream sport of 9-Man; Schlöndorff delivers a fascinating rumination on wartime duty and honor

Gertrude Bell of Arabia, Richard III, Tahrir Square 2011, Gaming Theory, Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, June 15, 2015


Excerpts from Bell’s more than 16,000 letters and eight books; a series of daring personal essays on the current state of video game culture and the industry it came from; Patience & Fortitude at the New York Public Library

Social Sciences, June 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

The Born Frees, Future of Democracy, North Korea Memoirs, Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, June 1, 2015


Burge’s incredible and inspiring account belongs in every library; students of American democracy, government officials, and young citizens should read Running from Office; Aldrich takes us inside the Little Free Library movement

A Historic Feud: James Neff on Vendetta


James Neff, author of Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy Versus Jimmy Hoffa, is an investigations editor at the Seattle Times, where he has overseen multiple Pulitzer Prize–winning cases.