Video Reviews | March 1, 2013

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Reviews of Downton Abbey Season 3, Manufactured Landscapes, and Searching for Sugar Man, plus a full list of video reviews in the Mar. 1 issue.

Video Reviews | February 15, 2013

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Reviews of Call the Midwife Season One, The Tempest, and Shut Up and Play the Hits, plus a full list of video reviews in the Feb. 15 issue.

Video Reviews | February 1, 2013

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Reviews of Sing Your Song: Harry Belafonte, Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview, and The Longoria Affair, plus a full list of video reviews in the Feb. 1 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 25, 2013

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Lots of rock and roll stuff, cheap travel, protecting children against concussions, a social history of “The Violin,” “making nice” in business, traveling like Thoreau, and Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” in audio

Best Sellers: Music and Art, January 24, 2013

February 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Before the Line, the Lyric | Wyatt’s World

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Forthcoming titles with direct musical ties, a Joy Division biography, Elvis in the south, keep your eyes and ears alert with Woody Guthrie’s “new” novel.

Video Reviews | January 2013

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Reviews of Chely Wright: Wish Me Away, Jim Thorpe: The World’s Greatest Athlete, Jesse Owens, and Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, plus a full list of video reviews in the Jan. issue.

Nonfiction Previews, Jul. 2013, Pt. 1: Klosterman, Kurlansky, and Conversations with Orson Welles

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Biskind, Peter, ed. My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles. Metropolitan: Holt. Jul. 2013. 240p. ISBN 9780805097252. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780805097269. CD: Macmillan Audio. AUTOBIOG/ENTERTAINMENT Back when, the inimitable Orson Welles recorded a series of private conversations while lunching with director Henry Jaglom, a good friend. In the recently rescued tapes, […]

Best Media 2012: Best Music

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Music fans have been blasted between the ears with digital for years, but in 2012 vinyl and, even more remarkably, cassettes began rising from the ashes to again find a small but solid handhold. Music for the Masses headliner Matthew Moyer has kept librarians well apprised of these developments in his unique columns and Q&As. […]

Arts & Humanities Reviews | December 2012

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Reviews of Katherine Monk’s Joni, John Robb’s Punk Rock, and Rae Armantrout’s Just Saying, plus a full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Dec. issue.

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