From Don DeLillo to Service Dogs to the Baker & Taylor Cats | Barbara’s Picks, May 2016, Pt. 4


Belfer, Lauren. And After the Fire. Harper. May 2016. 464p. ISBN 9780062428516. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062428547. LITERARY/HISTORICAL FICTION In 1796 Berlin, famed musician Sara Itzig Levy hides an anti-Semitic cantata written by Johann Sebastian Bach and given to her by her teacher, one of Bach’s sons. In 1945 Germany, U.S. soldier Henry Sachs snatches a […]

Creature Features & Evil Acts | What We’re Reading


The School Library Journal/LJ WWR crew explores its animal side, plays card tricks, explores outer space, and balances the cozy with the hardboiled. Next week we’ll be poetic as all get out, so do come back now!

Science & Technology Reviews | November 1, 2013


Reviews of Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself: A Man and His Dog’s Struggle To Find Salvation, The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild, and The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto, plus a full list of Science & Technology reviews from the November 1, 2013 issue.