Nonfiction: Sappho/the Lyric Poets, Crime in Panama, Raif Badawi, Viking Economics, Language | Xpress Reviews


Duban’s treatise is by turns insightful, provocative, and grumpy; for libraries with patrons interested in the 20th-century history of Panama; Haidar’s memoir is touching and provocative; the Nordic economic model will fascinate; a valuable book for readers interested in the philosophy of language

Nonfiction on Vivian Maier, Amazing Road Trips, the European Union, & Erotic Dolls | Xpress Reviews


The incomparable photographs of Vivian Maier, a guidebook for international travelers and seasoned locals alike, a comprehensive account of the modern EU and its history, and a unique aspect of modern sexology, The Erotic Doll