The LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss homey reads and beyond; an Aussie author comes to visit NYC.
Chris Pavone, Helen Oyeyemi, & NYU Professor Conley’s Take on Parenting | Barbara’s Picks, Mar. 2014, Pt. 4
Conley, Dalton. Parentology: Everything You Wanted To Know About the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted To Ask. S. & S. Mar. 2014. 320p. ISBN 9781476712659. $25. PARENTING Conley stars in two disciplines, sociology and biology, and has three appointments at NYU: in the sociology department and at the School of Medicine and […]
Barbara’s Picks, December 2013, Pt. 1: Diana Gabaldon, Mireille Guiliano, Jim Harrison, & Donna Leon
Gabaldon, Diana. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. Delacorte. Dec. 2013. 1008p. ISBN 9780385344432. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780440246442. TIME TRAVEL In the latest in Gabaldon’s relentlessly seductive series, readers get to time-travel to revolutionary Philadelphia, where Jamie Fraser joins wife Claire Randall as the redcoats march into town—a doubtless unnerving sight for our Scottish hero. […]