LJ Nonfiction Reviews: September 1, 2015

Below is a list of nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the September 1, 2015 issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

ARTS & HUMANITIES

ART INSTRUCTION

Doh, Jenny. More Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists. Lark: Sterling. 2015. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781454708926. pap. $19.95. ART INSTRUCTION

Goodman, Timothy. Sharpie Art Workshop: Techniques & Ideas for Transforming Your World. Rockport: Quarto. 2015. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781631590481. pap. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781627883672. ART INSTRUCTION

CRAFTS

Haab, Sherri. Charm Love Friendship Bracelets: 35 Unique Designs with Polymer Clay, Macramé, Knotting, and Braiding. Quarry: Quarto. 2015. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631590436. pap. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781627883207. CRAFTS

Strutt, Laura. Arm Candy: Friendship Bracelets To Make and Share. Barron’s. 2015. 96p. illus. index. ISBN 9781438007151. pap. $9.99. CRAFTS

DIY

Grice, Scott & John Ross. Decks Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish. Taunton. 2015. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781621130116. pap. $21.95. DIY

FIBER CRAFTS

Buck, Marny & Jill Guffy. Quilts du Jour: Make it Your Own with à la Carte Blocks & Settings. Stash: C&T. Sept. 2015. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781617450716. pap. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Gibson, Amy. For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living. Lucky Spool. 2015. 136p. illus. ISBN 9781940655079. pap. $26.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Hoskins, Patricia. How To Make Slipcovers: Designing, Measuring, and Sewing Perfect-Fit Slipcovers for Chairs, Sofas, and Ottomans. Storey. (Basics). 2015. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781612125251. pap. $8.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612125268. FIBER CRAFTS

Redmond, Lea (text) & Lauren Nassef (illus.). Knit the Sky: Cultivate Your Creativity with a Playful Way of Knitting. Storey. 2015. 168p. index. ISBN 9781612123332. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612123349. FIBER CRAFTS

750 Knitting Stitches: The Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible. Griffin: St. Martin’s. 2015. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9781250067180. $24.99. FIBER CRAFTS

Young, Celeste. Baby & Me Knits: 20 Timeless Designs for Mom & Baby. Sellers. Sept. 2015. 128p. illus. ISBN 9781416245414. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS

INTERIOR DESIGN


**Handmade Interiors: Create Your Own Soft Furnishings from Cushions to Curtains. DK. 2015. 304p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465427083. $40. INTERIOR DESIGN

Petravic, Robin & Catherine Bailey. Tile Makes the Room: Good Design from Heath Ceramics. Ten Speed: Crown. Sept. 2015. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9781607747413. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781607747420. INTERIOR DESIGN

FINE ARTS

Bourne, Henry (text & photos). Arcadia Britannica: A Modern British Folklore Portrait. Thames & Hudson. 2015. 192p. ISBN 9780500517970. $29.95. PHOTOG

Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting. Philadelphia Museum of Art. 2015. 304p. ed. by Sylvie Patry. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781857095845. $65. FINE ARTS

kehindewiley81415Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. Prestel. 2015. 192p. ed. by Eugenie Tsai. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9783791354309. $49.95; ebk. ISBN 9783641174804. FINE ARTS

Koudounaris, Paul (text & photos). Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us. Thames & Hudson. 2015. 208p. illus. index. ISBN 9780500517789. $60. FINE ARTS

Levitt, Peggy. Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display. Univ. of California. 2015. 268p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780520286061. $70; pap. ISBN 9780520286078. $29.95. FINE ARTS

**Ormond, Richard with Elaine Kilmurray & others. Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends. Skira Rizzoli. 2015. 256p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780847845279. $60. FINE ARTS

Stone, Rob. Auditions: Architecture and Aurality. MIT. 2015. 256p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780262028868. $29.95. ARCH

Weiss, Marion & Michael A. Manfredi. Public Natures: Evolutionary Infrastructures. Princeton Architectural. Sept. 2015. 376p. illus. notes. ISBN 9781616893774. $50. ARCH

Wilson, Cintra. Fear and Clothing: Unbuckling American Style. Norton. Sept. 2015. 368p. illus. ISBN 9780393081893. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248401. DEC ARTS

RUSSIA REPRESENTS

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Brumfield, William Craft (text & photos). Architecture at the End of the Earth: Photographing the Russian North. Duke Univ. 2015. 256p. ISBN 9780822359067. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9780822375432. ARCH

Russian Modernism: Cross-Currents of German and Russian Art, 1907–1917. Prestel. 2015. 208p. ed. by Konstantin Akinsha. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9783791354583. $60. FINE ARTS

Literature

**Barbey d’Aurevilly, Jules. Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence. Univ. of Minnesota. Sept. 2015. 312p. tr. from French by Raymond N. MacKenzie. notes. ISBN 9780816696895. $66.50; pap. ISBN 9780816696901. $18.95. LIT

**Brief Encounters: A Collection of Contemporary Nonfiction. Norton. Nov. 2015. 256p. ed. by Judith Kitchen & Dinah Lenney. photos. ISBN 9780393350999. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393351002. LIT

**Cisneros, Sandra. A House of My Own: Stories from My Life. Knopf. Oct. 2015. 400p. photos. notes. ISBN 9780385351331. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385351348. LIT

Edmondson, Paul. Shakespeare. Profile. (Ideas in Profile). Sept. 2015. 224p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781781253373. pap. $12.95; ebk. ISBN 9781782831037. LIT

Parini, Jay. Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal. Doubleday. Oct. 2015. 480p. notes. index. ISBN 9780385537568. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780385537575. LIT

The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them. Bloomsbury USA. Oct. 2015. 352p. ed. by Antonia Fraser. index. ISBN 9781632862280. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781632862297. LIT

Rakoff, David. The Uncollected David Rakoff: Including the Entire Text of Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. Anchor. Oct. 2015. 352p. ed. by Timothy G. Young. ISBN 9780307946478. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9780307946485. HUMOR

Strand, Ginger. The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic. Farrar. Nov. 2015. 320p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780374117016. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374711542. LIT

Performing Arts

Burk, Graeme & Robert Smith? The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who’s Greatest Time Lord. ECW. Sept. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9781770412545. pap. $22.95; ebk. ISBN 9781770907829. TV

de Visé, Daniel. Andy and Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show. S. & S. Nov. 2015. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476747736. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476747750. TV

**Jackson, Blair & David Gans. This Is All a Dream We Dreamed: An Oral History of the Grateful Dead. Flatiron. Nov. 2015. 528p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250058560. $32.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250058584. MUSIC

Murphy, James B. Becoming the Beach Boys, 1961–1963. McFarland. 2015. 277p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780786473656. pap. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9781476618531. MUSIC

Thomson, David. How To Watch a Movie. Knopf. Nov. 2015. 256p. index. ISBN 9781101875391. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101875407. FILM

Wieland, Karin. Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives. Liveright: Norton. Oct. 2015. 640p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780871403360. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781631490965. FILM

Zemeckis, Leslie. Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr. Counterpoint. Sept. 2015. 512p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781619025684. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781619026568. DANCE

Philosophy

Edmundson, Mark. Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals. Harvard Univ. Sept. 2015. 304p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780674088207. $29.95. PHIL

Klein, Daniel. Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It: Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How To Live. Penguin. Oct. 2015. 224p. ISBN 9780143126799. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780698182615. PHIL

Weil, Simone. Simone Weil: Late Philosophical Writings. Univ. of Notre Dame. Sept. 2015. 160p. ed. by Eric O. Springsted and tr. from French by Eric O. Springsted & Lawrence E. Schmidt. notes. index. ISBN 9780268041502. pap. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780268092917. PHIL

Poetry

**Herrera, Juan Felipe. Notes on the Assemblage. City Lights. Sept. 2015. 168p.  ISBN 9780872866973. pap. $16.95. POETRY

Spirituality & religion

POPE FRANCIS

popeofgoodpromise81415Burns, Jimmy. Francis, Pope of Good Promise. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 448p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250076496. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466887923. REL

Politi, Marco. Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution. Columbia Univ. Sept. 2015. 288p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780231174145. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780231540087. BIOG

Vallely, Paul. Pope Francis: The Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism. 2d ed. Bloomsbury USA. 2015. 496p. illus. ISBN 9781632861153. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781632861160. BIOG

Willey, David. The Promise of Francis: The Man, the Pope, and the Challenge of Change. Gallery. Sept. 2015. 320p. notes. ISBN 9781476789057. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476789071. BIOG

Sports & Recreation

**Brioso, César. Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and The Cuban League. Univ. Pr. of Florida. Sept. 2015. 272p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780813061160. $24.95. SPORTS

Caesar, Ed. Two Hours: The Quest To Run the Impossible Marathon. S. & S. Oct. 2015. 256p. maps. notes. ISBN 9781451685848. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781451685862. SPORTS

**Gibson, Bob. Pitch by Pitch: My View of One Unforgettable Game. Flatiron. Oct. 2015. 256p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781250061041. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250060693. SPORTS

Honnold, Alex with David Roberts. Alone on the Wall. Norton. Nov. 2015. 288p. photos. index. ISBN 9780393247626. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393247633. SPORTS


Science & technology

Agriculture

Burke, Peter. Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening: How To Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 Days. Chelsea Green. Sept. 2015. 208p. photos. index. ISBN 9781603586153. pap. $29.95. GARDENING

Coffey, Laura T. My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts. New World Lib. Oct. 2015. 256p. photos by Lori Fusaro. ISBN 9781608683406. $24.95. PETS

Zheutlin, Peter. Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway. Sourcebooks. Oct. 2015. 288p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781492614074. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492614081. PETS

Health & Medicine

Cooper, Craig. Your New Prime: 30 Days to Better Sex, Eternal Strength, and a Kick-Ass Life After 40. Harper Wave. Sept. 2015. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780062353245. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062353269. HEALTH

Shaw, Bud. Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon’s Odyssey. Plume. Sept. 2015. 304p. ISBN 9780147515339. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780698187412. MED

Good Morning, Breast Cancer, with Love

drsusanlove81415FROM THE WRITER’S MOUTH

Hayden, Jennifer (text & illus.). The Story of My Tits. Top Shelf. Sept. 2015. 352p. illus. ISBN 9781603090544. pap. $29.95. HEALTH/GRAPHIC NOVEL

Lunden, Joan with Laura Morton. Had I Known: A Memoir of Survival. Harper. Sept. 2015. 336p. ISBN 9780062404084. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062404114. HEALTH

Robach, Amy. Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held on to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour. Ballantine. Oct. 2015. 256p. ISBN 9780553392982. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780553392999. HEALTH

DOCTOR’S SPEAK

**Love, Susan M. with Elizabeth Love & Karen Lindsey. Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book. 6th ed. Merloyd Lawrence: Da Capo Lifelong. Sept. 2015. 704p. illus. by Marcia Williams. index. ISBN 9780738218212. pap. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780738218229. HEALTH

**Port, Elisa. The New Generation Breast Cancer Book: How To Navigate Your Diagnosis and Treatment Options—and Remain Optimistic—in an Age of Information Overload. Ballantine. Sept. 2015. 320p. index. ISBN 9781101883150. pap. $20; ebk. ISBN 9781101883143. HEALTH

REPRINTS

Lucas, Geralyn. Then Came Life: Living with Courage, Spirit, and Gratitude After Breast Cancer. Avery. 240p. ISBN 9781592409228. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9780698162181. HEALTH

Home Economics

Fuentes, Laura. The Best Homemade Kids’ Snacks on the Planet: More Than 200 Healthy Homemade Snacks You and Your Kids Will Love. Fair Winds: Quarto. 2015. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781592336616. pap. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781627882811. COOKING

**Hachisu, Nancy Singleton. Preserving the Japanese Way: Traditions of Salting, Fermenting, and Pickling for the Modern Kitchen. Andrews McMeel. 2015. 400p. photos. index. ISBN 9781449450885. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781449471538. COOKING

**Hill, Louella. Kitchen Creamery: Making Yogurt, Butter & Cheese at Home. Chronicle. 2015. 256p. photos by Erin Kunkel. index. ISBN 9781452111629. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781452130484. COOKING

Lawrence, Sue. Scottish Baking. Birlinn. 2015. 144p. photos. index. ISBN 9781780272009. $27.99. COOKING

Nelson, Michelle. The Urban Homesteading Cookbook: Forage, Farm, Ferment and Feast for a Better World. Douglas & McIntyre. Nov. 2015. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9781771620819. pap. $22.95. COOKING

**Rodriguez, Jessamyn Waldman. The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World. Clarkson Potter. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. index. ISBN 9780804186179. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780804186186. COOKING

**Suskind, Dana. Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain. Dutton. Sept. 2015. 320p. notes. ISBN 9780525954873. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698194328. CHILD REARING

Sciences

Aldhouse-Green, Miranda. Bog Bodies Uncovered: Solving Europe’s Ancient Mystery. Thames & Hudson. Sept. 2015. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500051825. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780500772980. SCI

TBenjamin, Arthur. The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why. Basic. Sept. 2015. 336p. illus. ISBN 9780465054725. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780465061624. MATH

O’Connor, M.R. Resurrection Science: Conservation, De-Extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things. Palgrave Macmillan: St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 272p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781137279293. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781466879324. SCI

Packer, Craig. Lions in the Balance: Man-Eaters, Manes, and Men with Guns. Univ. of Chicago. Sept. 2015. 440p. photos. ISBN 9780226092959. $35. SCI

Schneller-McDonald, Karen.
Connecting the Drops: A Citizens’ Guide to Protecting Water Resources. Cornell Univ. 2015. 288p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780801453106. $79.95; pap. ISBN 9781501700286. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781501701597. SCI

Vella, Christina. George Washington Carver: A Life. Louisiana State Univ. Sept. 2015. 456p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780807160749. $38; ebk. ISBN 9780807160763. BIOG

EINSTEIN AND FRIENDS

einsteinencyclopedia81415Calaprice, Alice, & others. An Einstein Encyclopedia. Princeton Univ. Nov. 2015. 368p. illus. maps. ISBN 9780691141749. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400873364. SCI

Canales, Jimena. The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time. Princeton Univ. 2015. 464p. ISBN 9780691165349. $35. ebk. ISBN 9781400865772. SCI

Cohen, H. Floris. The Rise of Modern Science Explained: A Comparative History. Cambridge Univ. Oct. 2015. 275p. ISBN 9781107545601. pap. $29.99. SCI

Einstein, Albert. Relativity: The Special and General Theory: 100th Anniversary Edition. ed. by Hanoch Gutfreund & Jürgen Renn. Princeton Univ. 2015. 312p. photos. ISBN 9780691166339. $26.95. SCI

Greene, Mott T. Alfred Wegener: Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift. Johns Hopkins. Oct. 2015. 720p. illus. ISBN 9781421417127. $44.95; ebk. ISBN 9781421417134. SCI

Gutfreund, Hanoch & Jürgen Renn. The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein’s “The Foundation of General Relativity.” Princeton Univ. 2015. 272p. ISBN 9780691162539. $35. SCI

Halpern, Paul. Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness To Create a Unified Theory of Physics. Basic. 2015. 336p. photos. notes. ISBN 9780465075713. $27.99. SCI

Levenson, Thomas. The Hunt for Vulcan…And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe. Random. Nov. 2015. 256p. ISBN 9780812998986. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780812988291. SCI

Love, David. Kepler and the Universe: How One Man Revolutionized Astronomy. Prometheus. Nov. 2015. 255p. ISBN 9781633881068. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781633881075. SCI

Netwon’s Apple and Other Myths About Science. Harvard Univ. Nov. 2015. 294p. ed. by Ronald L. Numbers & Kostas Kampourakis. ISBN 9780674967984. $27.95. SCI

Westfall, Richard S. The Life of Isaac Newton. (Canto Classics). Cambridge Univ. Oct. 2015. 352p. ISBN 9781107569850. $19.99. SCI

Technology

Agar, Nicholas. The Sceptical Optimist: Why Technology Isn’t the Answer to Everything. Oxford Univ. Sept. 2015. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9780198717058. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780191026621. TECH

Birkerts, Sven. Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age. Graywolf. Oct. 2015. 272p. ISBN 9781555977214. pap. $16. TECH

**Brotherton, Rob. Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories. Bloomsbury USA. Nov. 2015. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781472915610. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781472915641. TECH

Harkup, Kathryn. A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie. Bloomsbury USA. Sept. 2015. 320p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781472911308. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781472911292. TECH

**Mindell, David A. Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy. Viking. Oct. 2015. 272p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780525426974. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698157668. TECH

Shanahan, Murray. The Technological Singularity. MIT. (Essential Knowledge). Sept. 2015. 272p. ISBN 9780262527804. pap. $15.95. TECH

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Biography

**Lawson, Jenny. Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things. Flatiron. Sept. 2015. 352p. photos. ISBN 9781250077004. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250077011. MEMOIR

Markus, Julia. Lady Byron and Her Daughters. Norton. Oct. 2015. 384p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780393082685. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248753. BIOG

Myers, Steven Lee. The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin. Knopf. Sept. 2015. 576p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307961617. $32.50; ebk. ISBN 9780307961624. BIOG

Oppenheimer, Jerry. RFK, Jr. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the Dark Side of the Dream. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 416p. ISBN 9781250032959. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250032966. BIOG

Smith, Patti. M Train. Knopf. Oct. 2015. 272p. photos. ISBN 9781101875100. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781101875117. MEMOIR

Stiles, T.J. Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America. Knopf. Oct. 2015. 608p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307592644. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781101875841. BIOG

Unger, Harlow Giles. Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman. Da Capo. Oct. 2015. 320p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780306823916. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780306823923. BIOG

IN OFFICE: this season’s PRESIDENTIAL AND POLITICAL picks

HEADS OF STATE

Caroli, Betty. Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President. S. & S. Nov. 2015. 480p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781439191224. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781439191248. BIOG

Fraser, Flora. The Washingtons: George and Martha, “Join’d by Friendship, Crown’d by Love.” Knopf. Nov. 2015. 448p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307272782. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781101875858. BIOG

justandgenerousnation81415**Holzer, Harold & Norton Garfinkle. A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity. Basic. Nov. 2015. 320p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780465028306. $27.99. BIOG

Locker, Ray. Nixon’s Gamble: How a President’s Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration. Lyons: Globe Pequot. Oct. 2015. 352p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781493009312. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781493019458. BIOG

Knott, Stephen F. & Tony Williams. Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America. Sourcebooks. Sept. 2015. 352p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781492609834. $24.99. BIOG

**Winik, Jay. 1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History. S. & S. Sept. 2015. 656p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781439114087. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781439136478. BIOG

KISSINGER UNCOVERED

**Ferguson, Niall. Kissinger. Vol. 1: 1923–1968: The Idealist. Penguin Pr. Sept. 2015. 1008p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781594206535. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698195691. BIOG

Grandin, Greg. Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman. Metropolitan: Holt. 2015. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781627794497. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781627794503. BIOG

Communications

Calasso, Roberto. The Art of the Publisher. Farrar. Nov. 2015. 160p. tr. from Italian by Richard Dixon. notes. ISBN 9780374188238. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780374711832. COMM

Peterson, David J. The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, The Words Behind World-Building. Penguin. Sept. 2015. 304p. ISBN 9780143126461. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9780698155671. COMM

Economics

Kay, John. Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance. PublicAffairs. Sept. 2015. 352p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610396035. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610396042. ECON

**Reich, Robert B. Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few. Knopf. Oct. 2015. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780385350570. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385350587. ECON

Slaughter, Anne-Marie. Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. Random. Sept. 2015. 352p. notes. index. ISBN 9780812994568. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812994575. BUS

Tetlock, Philip E. & Dan Gardner. Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction. Crown. Sept. 2015. 336p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780804136693. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780804136709. ECON

Tulgan, Bruce. Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How To Teach the Missing Basics to Today’s Young Talent. Jossey-Bass. Sept. 2015. 224p. index. ISBN 9781118725641. $26.95. BUS


Education

**Cassuto, Leonard. The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It. Harvard Univ. Sept. 2015. 320p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780674728981. $29.95. ED

Stodghill, Ron. Where Everybody Looks Like Me: At the Crossroads of America’s Black Colleges and Culture. Amistad: HarperCollins. Sept. 2015. 272p. photos. ISBN 9780062323231. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062323279. ED

Willyerd, Karie & Barbara Mistick. Stretch: How To Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace. Wiley. Oct. 2015. 240p. illus. notes. ISBN 9781119087250. $26. CAREERS


History

**Beck, Derek W. Igniting the American Revolution: 1773–1775. Sourcebooks. Oct. 2015. 480p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781492613954. $26.99. HIST

**Fitzpatrick, Sheila. On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics. Princeton Univ. Oct. 2015. 384p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691145334. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781400874217. HIST

Gjelten, Tom. A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story. S. & S. Sept. 2015. 416p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476743851. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781476743875. HIST

Jaher, David. The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World. Crown. Oct. 2015. 432p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780307451064. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780307451088. HIST

**Lewis, Tom. Washington: A History of Our National City. Basic. Oct. 2015. 560p. photos. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780465039210. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780465061587. HIST

Morris, Marc. King John: Treachery and Tyranny in Medieval England; The Road to Magna Carta. Pegasus. Oct. 2015. 400p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781605988856. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781605988863. HIST

howtheworldmoves81415**Nabokov, Peter. How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family. Viking. Sept. 2015. 560p. illus. index. ISBN 9780670024889. $32.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698176263. HIST

Schiff, Stacy. The Witches: Salem, 1692. Little, Brown. Oct. 2015. 512p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316200608. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780316200615. HIST

**Smithers, Gregory D. The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity. Yale Univ. Sept. 2015. 368p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780300169607. $40. HIST

Sublette, Ned & Constance Sublette. The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry. Chicago Review. Oct. 2015. 752p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781613748206. $35. HIST

Vowell, Sarah. Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. Riverhead. Oct. 2015. 288p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781594631740. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101624012. HIST

Waller, Douglas. Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan. S. & S. Oct. 2015. 592p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781451693720. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781451693768. HIST

White, Shane. Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire. Palgrave Macmillan: St. Martin’s. Oct. 2015. 368p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250070562. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466880719. HIST

Winchester, Simon. Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers. Harper. Oct. 2015. 480p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062315410. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062315434. HIST

Law & Crime

**Breyer, Stephen. The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. Knopf. Sept. 2015. 400p. notes. index. ISBN 9781101946190. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101946206. LAW

D’Agostino, Ryan. The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town. Crown. Sept. 2015. 288p. ISBN 9780804140164. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780804140171. CRIME

English, T.J. Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him. Morrow. Sept. 2015. 448p. index. ISBN 9780062290984. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062291004. CRIME

Ronald, Susan. Hitler’s Art Thief: Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the Looting of Europe’s Treasures. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 400p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250061096. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466866829. CRIME

Temple, John. American Pain: How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America’s Deadliest Drug Epidemic. Lyons: Globe Pequot. Sept. 2015. 304p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781493007387. $26.95. CRIME

Political Science

Aiyar, Pallavi. New Old World: An Indian Journalist Discovers the Changing Face of Europe. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250072313. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466883901. POL SCI

**Bayoumi, Moustafa. This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror. New York Univ. Sept. 2015. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781479836840. $89; pap. ISBN 9781479835645. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781479804061. POL SCI

**Milne, David. Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy. Farrar. Sept. 2015. 624p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780374292560. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780374714239. POL SCI

Rieff, David. The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice, and Money in the 21st Century. S. & S. Oct. 2015. 384p. notes. index. ISBN 9781439123874. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781439148594. POL SCI

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA

Doucett, Elisabeth. New Routes to Library Success: 100+ Ideas from Outside the Stacks. ALA Editions. 2015. 258p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780838913130. pap. $55. PRO MEDIA

Hernon, Peter & others. Assessing Service Quality: Satisfying the Expectations of Library Customers. 3d ed. ALA Editions. 2015. 234p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780838913086. pap. $75; ebk. ISBN 9780838913109. PRO MEDIA

vanDuinkerken, Wyoma & Wendi Arant Kaspar. Leading Libraries: How To Create a Service Culture. ALA Editions. 2015. 186p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780838913123. pap. $65; ebk. ISBN 9780838913178. PRO MEDIA


Psychology

Coetzee, J.M. & Arabella Kurtz. The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy. Viking. Sept. 2015. 208p. ISBN 9780525429517. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698405219. PSYCH

**Holmes, Jamie. Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing. Crown. Oct. 2015. 324p. notes. index. ISBN 9780385348379. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780385348386. PSYCH

Knazev, Sergey. The Fame Game: A Superstar’s Guide to Getting Rich and Famous. SelectBooks. Sept. 2015. 368p. ISBN 9781590791257. $24.95. SELF-HELP

**Pytell, Timothy E. Viktor Frankl’s Search for Meaning: An Emblematic 20th-Century Life. Berghahn Bks. (Making Sense of History). Sept. 2015. 236p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781782388302. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9781782388319. PSYCH


Social Science

Grazian, David. American Zoo: A Sociological Safari. Princeton Univ. Sept. 2015. 344p. notes. index. ISBN 9780691164359. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400873616. SOC SCI

Harding, Kate. Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It. Da Capo. 2015. 272p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780738217024. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738217031. SOC SCI

**Kaplan, Matt. Science of the Magical: From the Holy Grail to Love Potions to Superpowers. Scribner. Oct. 2015. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476777108. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476777139. SOC SCI

**Shultz, Jackson Wright. Trans/Portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities. Dartmouth College Pr. Oct. 2015. 232p. notes. ISBN 9781611688238. $85; pap. ISBN 9781611688078. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781611688085. SOC SCI

Smith, Jeff. Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2015. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250058409. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466862562. SOC SCI

 

 

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