Ackroyd on the Stuarts & Charlie Chaplin, Bai on Gary Hart, Hill on Diplomacy, & More | Nonfiction Previews, Oct. 2014, Pt. 5

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Ackroyd, Peter. Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Oct. 2014. 528p. ISBN 9781250003638. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466855991. HISTORY The award-winning biographer, historian, and novelist (e.g., Whitbread Novel Award, James Tait Black Memorial Prize) continues his “History of England” series with a third volume focusing on […]

Marshmallow Tests and Swimming Puppies | More Nonfiction Previews, Sept. 2014, Pt. 5

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Aptowicz, Cristin O’Keefe. Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine. Gotham. Sept. 2014. 352p. ISBN 9781592408702. $27.50. BIOGRAPHY/MEDICINE Whether you know it or not, you are deeply indebted to Thomas Dent Mütter, a plastic surgeon in mid-19th-century Philadelphia who pioneered the use of anesthesia and the sterilization […]

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 14, 2014

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Artists in their studio habitats, how to take great photographs, a treasure for lovers of Chagall’s work, an exhibit catalog for art historians and Japanophiles, a guide for the hare-raising among us, a historic crime in our 50th state

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, December 20, 2013

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An addictive read about exploring, National Geographic photographs, a new work on Junipero Serra, a concise look at Common Core Standards, The Geek’s Guide to Dating, the contributions of George Washington, a look at divorce

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, October 18, 2013

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Wine, from grape to glass; ultimate adventures via Lonely Planet; Paleo Sweets and Treats; more on Whitey Bulger; The Modern Art Invasion; loving medical fiction; as told by Roger Rosenblatt; the evolution of slavery in America; Why Photography Matters

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, July 5, 2013

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Winston Churchill’s cousin, Chödrön on meditation, New York pizza and where to find it, traveling the Pacific Northwest, making your own Hooch, marketing how-to’s, Civil War photography, travel by the book, dance by Tchernichova, Texas barbecue

Arts & Humanities Reviews | April 1, 2013

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Reviews of One Place, Jonathan Goldberg’s Strangers on a Train, and Elizabeth Winder’s Pain, Parties, Work, plus full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Apr. 1 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, April 12, 2013

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Bernstein’s photos, Griffin on how to say it, heavy going from Norton, zig-zagging with Sawyer, Tracy Thompson on The New Mind of the South, Van Horn considers those who are “working scared”

Arts & Humanities Reviews | January 2013

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Reviews of Randall Sullivan’s Untouchable, Martha Ronk’s Partially Kept, and Richard Cahan & Michael Williams’s Vivian Maier, plus a full list of arts reviews from the January issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 11, 2013

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Lincoln inquiry, “Plessy v. Ferguson,” Soviet ballet, 1970s Hollywood films, Somoroff’s photographs

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