Nonfiction: Rolling Stones, Leonard Cohen’s Marianne, Guitar Rigs, & Harlem Photos | Xpress Reviews

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On tour with the Rolling Stones; the story of Cohen’s muse, Marianne Ihlen; amp-le info for guitarists; a beautifully designed volume on decades of life in Harlem

Fiction by Cunningham, Dahl, & Price, Goodall on the Environment, & More | Audiobook Reviews

The Snow Queen

Cunningham’s novel is enriched by the audio performance, a gripping debut reveals the secrets of a private community, Goodall covers the use and abuse of plants, a new series opener leaves the listener desperate for the next installment

Political Leadership, Hot Flashes, the Penal System, Being a Gardener, & Homesteading | Xpress Reviews

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Myths of political leadership, cooling off hot flashes, crime and punishment, Kennedy’s life as a gardener, an enjoyable read on homesteading

Poetry from David Kirby | Xpress Reviews

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Kirby’s poems provide a grounded and meaningful space to visit and stay for a while

Nonfiction of Note: Five Titles Not To Miss This Month | Wyatt’s World

Birdmen

Please your patrons by suggesting nonfiction; five titles in which social history, art, politics, and larger-than-life figures unfold

Nonfiction on the Classic Maya and Southern Women Who Sin | Xpress Reviews

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Houston stretches his expertise to interest scholars of Mesoamerican culture, Gutkind and Fennelly collect confessions from Southern gals who didn’t always do the right thing

Pop Music History, Contemporary Ed, Big Issues Fiction, & More | Video Reviews

20 Feet from Stardom

Talented backup singers in recent pop music history, the exciting result of the Go Public Project, Out in Public humanizes the Arab-Israeli conflict by focusing on its effects on the lives of two men and their families.

Fiction by Joyce, Kaysen, Mead’s Life in Middlemarch, Memoir by Varty | Audiobook Reviews

Perfect

Everything is Perfect until…,Kaysen mostly succeeds in conveying how it feels to be young and insecure among worldly academics, Mead illustrates the power of great literature, Varty captures the beauty of the wild

Nonfiction: The Work of Sex Work | Xpress Reviews

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From journalist grant, an excellent contribution to the discussion of sex work

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, April 2014

David and Goliath stays strong in nonfiction. What do we know about The Sixth Extinction? The Invention of Wings soars into the No. 1 spot in fiction; two Patterson titles join the ranks.

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