Nonfiction on Buenos Aires, Latinos in America, Philadelphia, Climate Change, Shelley | Xpress Reviews


Welcome to Buenos Aires; the immigrant story in Greenport, NY; Kephart’s affair with the City of Brotherly Love; Gorton presents his theory on diminishing global warming; poet Shelley as a political influence

Encyclical on Climate Change & Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home by Pope Francis | LJ Review


“We human beings…need to change”—this blunt requirement typifies Pope Francis’s astonishing encyclical on climate change. He effectively reframes global warming from an abstract, technical issue into a moral one, and gives the problem a new urgency—just in time for his U.S. visit and the upcoming world climate summit in Paris.

Climate Warning Bells: The Search for Sustainability


Barnham’s big claims about the viability (and necessity) of solar energy; a vision of how climate inaction might be overcome, Brecher intrigues; Seaman’s sterling addition to all photo collections, Taillant opens our eyes wide to ignored natural resources.

A Double Dose of Gladstar on Herbs | Xpress Reviews


Gladstar recommends herbs for long-lasting health and and herbs to relieve stress and anxiety

Science & Technology Reviews | March 1, 2013


Reviews of Mary Roach’s Gulp, Shelby Smoak’s Bleeder, and Andrew T. Guzman’s Overheated, plus a full list of science and technology reviews from the mar. 1 issue.

Reference Reviews | October 15, 2012


Reviews of Mapping Mormonism, Stephen G. Hyslop and Patricia Daniels’s Great Empires, and Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, plus a full list of reference reviews from the Oct. 15 issue.

Moustaches, Manuals & Making Magic Happen | Books for Dudes


Doug Lord discusses two categories of books worth reading.