Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later: A Quartet of Titles That Will Live On


Harding’s history of the Cynthia Olson will appeal to nautical and military historians; Nelson looks at the overall effects of World War II on the American psyche; A Matter of Honor casts light on a controversial episode in history; Twomey provides much-needed context

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2016


An outstanding Feud between Nabokov and Wilson; staging Shakespeare in Swahililand and beyond; motivational Game Changers; U.S. immigration in The City of Dreams; Altman’s Treyf offers a warm portrayal of coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s

Asian History, September 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Library Career Transitions, Specialties, Shared Collections | Pro Media Reviews, September 1, 2016


An important book for professionals seeking horizons unknown; a fast-reading guide for aspiring academic librarians and undecided subject specialists; these essays provide a solid overview of the collaboration landscape

Eternal Reads | LJ Reviews, September 1, 2016


Sophisticated readers with gothic sensibilities will find Ghostland a worthy title; A Season of the Witch will make readers want to visit Salem; this collection explores humanity’s enduring fascination with the supernatural

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 15, 2016


New collections from le Carré, Le Guin, Oates, and Oliver; ten photography titles to pore over; Mindful Moments of simplicity and self-care; Johnson engages the truth-telling power of the arts; Baird has the last word on Capone; Pearl Harbor, 75 years later

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 1, 2016


The Birth of a Dream, an autobiographical masterpiece; Citizen Steinbeck; Curtis Mayfield; poets Armantrout and Pinsky; plus Hahn’s view of U.S. imperial ambitions, histories of Vietnam and the Caliphate; Table Manners; and books for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

European History, August 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, August 1, 2016

where are all the librarians of color

Three titles that make for essential reading for beginning and veteran library professionals

Destinations: U.S. National Parks | RA Crossroads


In her thoughtful, graceful, and intimate evocation of America’s national parks, Williams offers readers an armchair tour that is as much a history lesson as it is an ode to space, as much a reminder of our shared responsibility of stewardship as it is a travel memoir, as much poetry as it is prose.