Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, June 2014

The Goldfinch is nesting comfortably at No. 1, with seven new novels joining the flock. Flash Boys is no flash in the pan; it’s on top again

Emma Healey | LibraryReads Authors

Emma Healey

Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Emma Healey

Books by Design: Vintage Fashion in Fiction | The Reader’s Shelf

Astor Place Vintage

Tag sales and thrift shops are not the only places to discover vintage finds. Authors have unearthed the delights of dressing from the past as well. Romance, history, and friendship deepen these stories, and, of course, dresses are in the mix

1960s Broadway Musicals, A Guide to Digital Media, Oxford’s Islam and Politics | Reference Reviews

Oxford Islam and Politics

Despite some shortcomings this is a useful resource for theater buffs and general readers, The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media accomplishes its goals and is appropriate for any collection

Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924–1950, U.S. Political Stats | Reference eReviews

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Highly recommended for public, academic, and special libraries everywhere, a boon to students and frontline librarians for the ads alone; U.S. Political Stats is not a database for a cash-strapped library…but may be a worthwhile time-saver.

The Best Ice Cream, Coconut Every Day, Yucatán Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews

Cocunut Every Day

Ice cream fanatic Clendaniel chronicles her many ice cream–making adventures, Seymour’s book makes it both possible and desirable to eat coconut every day, the definitive work on Yucatán cuisine

Robert Koch & Arthur Conan Doyle Bio, A Guide for the Cocktail-Curious, Digestive Health Medicine, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

Natural Solutions

Goetz offers a brief and insightful double biography of two doctors, a sophisticated and inviting definitive guide for the cocktail-curious, alternative remedies for constipation, gas, acid reflux, and other discomforts related to digestion

Greenwald on the NSA, Wartime Propaganda from Harwood, Memoir from Echols & Davis, Morton, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews

No Place To Hide

Greenwald’s book is a must-read, Harwood’s account carries an organic empirical quality rarely facilitated by a historical text, turn-of-the-21st-century social movements in Latin America, refreshing experimentation from Schnapp & Battles

Q&A: Ruben Castaneda, Author of S Street Rising

Ruben Castaneda

Ruben Castaneda discusses his memoir, S Street Rising.

Q&A: Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

LJ talks to writer and filmmaker Tariq Ali, who shares his thoughts on Stieg Larsson’s work.

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