Legendary Ladies | Arts & Humanities Reviews, October 1, 2016


Wagner’s wonderfully readable book of wise love letters to the great actresses is like enjoying an intimate chat with an old friend and highly recommended; Star is strictly a browsing item

Nonfiction on Fashion and Film | Xpress Reviews


This survey of international scope will be of interest to both fashionistas and cinema buffs

An Audiobook About Audiobooks | Audio in Advance November 2016 | Nonfiction


Nonfiction audiobooks publishing in November 2016

Building Better Bodies, Protecting Data, & More | Nonfiction Previews, Feb. 2017, Pt. 4


Buting, Jerome F. Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System. Harper. Feb. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9780062569318. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062569332. TRUE CRIME The criminal defense lawyer for Steven Avery in the Teresa Halbach murder trial, chronicled in the headlines-making Netflix original documentary series, Making a Murderer, Buting uses that case and […]

Life Moves Pretty Fast by Hadley Freeman | LJ Review


LJ’s review of Hadley Freeman’s Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies (and Why We Don’t Learn Them from Movies Anymore)

Spanish On-Screen | Spanish-Language Media: Collection Development, May 1, 2015


In homes where Spanish is the predominant language spoken, movies on-disc are still a popular item. These 33 releases, plus apps and a list of vendors, will go a long way to helping Spanish-speaking viewers “see” what libraries have to offer.

Barsanti on Film, Liebman on Health & Fitness, U.S. Birth & Death Rates | Reference Reviews


­Liebman’s no-nonsense title goes back to the basics, educating users on how to do specific exercises; Vital Statistics of the United States is a core title that is ideal for ready-reference collections.

Gabriel García Márquez and Magical Realism | Pop Culture Advisory


Novels, films, and television shows that demonstrate magical realism

Pop Culture Advisory: Cloning

In honor of Dolly, the cloned sheep, LJ looks at clones in fiction.

Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Blu-ray | June 1, 2013


Upcoming DVD and Blu-ray releases of note.