Batter Up! | Games, Gamers, & Gaming


As a librarian, you can’t ignore sports games. The number of gamers who enjoy them may very well outnumber the fans of any other individual genre. In fact, “sports-only gamers” have always been a sizable chunk of the gaming world.

March Madness and Beyond: Basketball Diaries


The story behind the first racially integrated college basketball game in the American South; the 12-year feud between the University of Connecticut and University of Tennessee women’s basketball teams; a meditation on human limitations.

Arts & Humanities Reviews | November 15, 2013


Reviews of Charming Gardeners, The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama, and Dr. J: The Autobiography, plus a full list of Arts & Humanities titles from the November 15, 2013 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, May 3, 2013


More on President Ford, Detroit city, Phil Jackson on success, Morrison on beekeeping, learning something of the Palestinian perspective in the Israel-Palestine conflict, the centenary of Grand Central Terminal, and a simplified system of identifying personality types through colors