Nonfiction: Thomas Cole, Nora Ephron, Gab, Marijuana, Climbing, Zika, Art, Russia, EWF | Xpress Reviews

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Presenting the self-taught Thomas Cole; a guide to spoken eloquence; marijuana, anyone? climbing El Capitan; a fascinating perspective on writerly masochism; weird pieces from the Atavist website; being aware of Zika; how to find time for artist; a great retrospective of Russian post–Cold War events; the late great Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire

Nonfiction: Reducing Sugar, Braverman’s Memoir, the Ryder Cup, Copley, Language | Xpress Reviews,

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For health-conscious cooks and bakers; a real-life thriller combined with a remarkable coming-of-age tale; with appeal to those interested in golf, leadership, and business; at the Revolutionary War from a slightly different perspective; more to enjoy in McWhorter’s discussion

Nonfiction on the American Presidents and on Tour (and Touring) with a Punk Musician | Xpress Reviews

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This fourth edition is suitable for both public and secondary or postsecondary academic libraries needing a resource on the presidents; a complex combination of punk history, travel narrative, and politics is recommended for fans of punk music

Nonfiction on Self-Improvement for Seven Days and Emotional Organization | Xpress Reviews

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Following Larssen’s advice for seven days will undoubtedly lead to lasting positive behaviors; Moore & company’s information is useful for developing self-understanding

Frisco, Chimps, Perfume, Translations, Suck Fairies, & More | What We’re Reading

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“What We’re Reading” has a lunch date with authors and a reading date with LJ and Junior Library Guild colleagues this week.

Nonfiction: Salads, Rob Chirico, Grants, Mary Guinan, Currier & Ives, Tennessee Williams | Xpress Reviews

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A great value for salad lovers; Chirico’s title is full of nostalgic stories, delicious recipes, and a wealth of facts and tidbits about Italian food; a solid guide for novice to expert grant seekers; Guinan’s medical memoir; America through Currier & Ives

Nonfiction on War in the Middle East, Online Marketing, Service Dogs, Artistic Endeavors | Xpress Reviews

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The Middle East and America’s impact as the world’s dominant military power, a solid primer on online marketing, an emotionally provocative and engaging book on training service animals, six creatives who took the less-traveled path in life

Nonfiction on Warren Buffett, “Hamilton,” Skulls, Science, Networks, Cybernetics | Xpress Reviews

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Buffett’s investment ground rules; Hamilton says it all; skulls in art; the study of the politics of science; a thought-provoking view of the changes a networked world; of broad appeal to readers interested in the history of science and technology

Nonfiction: Library Careers, One World Trade Center, Cooking Burgers, Laurie Notaro | Xpress Reviews

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A detailed profession guide with a self-help approach for librarians, the biography of One World Trade Center, Good Housekeeping on cooking burgers, Notaro’s humor gets a bit tedious

Nonfiction on Pie Baking, Teaching History, the Middle East, a Football Memoir, Banking | Xpress Reviews

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A tasty title for pie lovers, an illuminating look at teaching, an excellent resource for those who want to understand Middle East unrest, reliving one’s high school glory days, and one of finest titles on the 2007–08 financial crisis