August 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services
A collection of short biographical sketches of the world’s most famous (and infamous) military leaders; help for novice cooks; a look at technological advances in gaming, current legislation regulating the industry, and world gambling.
The Homesman, a “Polished” Jewel in the Crown, the Adult Film Industry, Fast Scans, & More | Video Reviews, April 15, 2015
The Homesman is not like any other Western, an Emmy Award winner finally receives the digital makeover not accorded its 25th anniversary edition, first-time director Kezin’s odd but captivating and touching documentary.
Monuments of Tibet, Islam & Muslim Beliefs, “Mummymania,” & More | Reference Reviews, February 15, 2015
Henss’s epic book on Tibetan history and culture will be in great demand, Renard explains Islam using an accessible and balanced approach, a truly rollicking blend of scientific and pop culture for “mummymaniacs” everywhere.
The Civil War’s Edwin Stanton, Comma Queen Norris, RA Guide to Historical Fic & More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2015
Marvel’s complex work will appeal to Civil War scholars and general readers; Norris’s handy guide is for writers of all levels; Sehat’s book is for political junkies, historians, and rhetoricians; librarian Baker’s guide strikes the perfect balance of thoroughness and accessibility.
Christie’s Poirot Defines an Era, Portraits of Hope and Health Care, plus New Trailers, Fast Scans | Video Reviews, December 2014
Poirot: Series 13 marks the end of an era; a look at the lack of research studies and results for recently developed vaccines; a powerful documentary demonstrates how hope can come from tragedy.
Histories of the Underground Railroad, British Dynasties, the American Civil War, plus the Best Place To Work, and Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews, November 15, 2014
Foner’s seminal work is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the United States; Friedman delivers a must-read for managers; essays for academics, critics, and students of video game design.