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

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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.

A Double Dose of Gladstar on Herbs | Xpress Reviews

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Gladstar recommends herbs for long-lasting health and and herbs to relieve stress and anxiety

Inside the Autistic Mind, Fiction from Oates, Leadership Autobiog, & More | Audiobook Reviews

Carthage

Listener’s beware, Higashida’s Reason I Jump is emotionally affecting; a quintessential Oates tragedy with an empathetic narration; how Navy lieutenant Redman went from being a self-centered guy to a functioning leader

A Well-Researched and Detailed Work on Charlie Chaplin | Xpress Reviews

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Readers looking to work in film will find inspiration in this extremely well-researched and detailed work on the career of Charlie Chaplin

Literary Suspense from Joss, Kolbert on Extinctions, The Age of Amazon According to Stone | Audiobook Reviews

Our picnics in the sun

Reviews of Morag Joss’s Our Picnics in the Sun, Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction, Brad Stone’s The Everything Store, Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers, Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land, and a list of titles from the April 1 issue.

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