An Oscar-Winning Parable, Film Noir, The Graduate, plus Ergüven’s Debut | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, June 15, 2016

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Gorris’s feminist-oriented tale is more visionary than overtly polemical, two intriguing-if-little-known film noir titles, the new high-def upgrade of The Graduate gets an A-plus, Ergüven’s accomplished first feature film

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, May 2016

No fool he, Coben enters the list at No. 1 with Fool Me Once; Cooper and mom Vanderbilt are over the Rainbow

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, June 2016

Debut The Nest nestles in at No. 3, while Chernow’s biography of treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton hits the list

LJ Reference Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Protecting Endangered Species, lessons past and present; a user-friendly ABC-CLIO eBook Collection that most libraries with a print reference collection would do well to purchase

LJ Media Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Meet the women who charmed Louis XV, The Rivals of Versailles; Idris Elba helps to make John Luther tick in the series’ fourth season

LJ Fiction Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Scotch’s In Twenty Years is a must-read; fiction in translation beyond the best sellers; summertime romances; a fantastical Invisible Library and the Dark Matter of alternate lives

Arts in Education | Video Reviews, June 15, 2016

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An outstanding chronicle of teaching, learning, and creating high-quality collaborative art; an essential purchase for any dance or arts advocacy collection, PS Dance will be enjoyed as well by a general audience

LibraryReads | July 2016

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Librarians from all over the country submit their favorite books of the month, featuring an exciting techno-thriller from Blake Crouch that hinges on the idea of multiple realities.

Picture the Possibilities | Graphic Novels Preview 2016

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Nonfiction, memoir, even cookbooks show that the graphic novel format has grown far beyond the borders of its superhero roots. The capabilities are nearly limitless.

Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, June 15, 2016

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Four useful library science volumes for managing creativity, dynamic research support, “cooking up” successful lesson plans, and facilitating research