Hot Books from Small Presses | United for Libraries, ALA 2014

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Dawson, Robert. The Public Library: A Photographic Essay. Princeton Architectural. 2014. 192p. ISBN 9781616892173. $35. ARCHITECTURE Robert Dawson’s The Public Library is a stunningly photographed, stunningly realized book, a compact square of 192 pages containing the spirit of American public libraries, showing what they have done and what they can do. From a formerly segregated […]

Greenwald on the NSA, Wartime Propaganda from Harwood, Memoir from Echols & Davis, Morton, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews

No Place To Hide

Greenwald’s book is a must-read, Harwood’s account carries an organic empirical quality rarely facilitated by a historical text, turn-of-the-21st-century social movements in Latin America, refreshing experimentation from Schnapp & Battles

Q&A: Ruben Castaneda, Author of S Street Rising

Ruben Castaneda

Ruben Castaneda discusses his memoir, S Street Rising.

Q&A: Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

LJ talks to writer and filmmaker Tariq Ali, who shares his thoughts on Stieg Larsson’s work.

How To Draw & Paint, Backyard Building with the Stiles, Quilt Color & Patterns, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews

Just Paint It

Artists of all abilities can benefit from an entertaining Just Paint It!, the diversity of Riley’s projects will appeal to mixed-media crafters, the Stiles continue to provide great additions to building-project collections

Whitney Turns the Page: Beyond the Immediate Boundaries of the Exhibition

Whitney Biennial

The Biennial is the Whitney’s ongoing effort to assess the state of contemporary art in America. It has a long history as a trendsetter, showcasing the work of young and emerging artists.

Women in Game of Thrones, Pollock Bio, Philology’s Worth, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Frankel’s impressively researched work is highly recommended reading for fans of both book and small-screen series, This Is Pollock is refreshing and honest, scholars and students will find Turner’s volume rewarding.

Audiobooks from Cook, Fluke, Lee, & Waldman | Xpress Reviews

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Consequences for Hannah Swensen, a series launch from Lee, and highly recommended historical fiction from Waldman

A Graphic Novel from Hajime | Xpress Reviews

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Hajime’s Alive is recommended (with reservations) for literary graphic novel fans. The numerous technical errors are a real shame

Nonfiction on Hans Christian Andersen & Roman Historians | Xpress Reviews

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An old-fashioned literary study mainly for Andersen scholars, for fans of Judy Chicago, a readable evaluation of Roman authors will intrigue students

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