LJ Media Reviews: June 15, 2017

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the June 15, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Also included are titles recently reviewed as online-only Xpress Reviews.

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.



Ackerman, Elliot. Dark at the Crossing. 7 CDs. 7:45 hrs. HighBridge. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781681682921. $29.99. digital download. F

Bunn, Davis. The Domino Effect. 6 CDs. 7:25 hrs. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781501929106. $72.75. 1 MP3-CD. F

Coover, Robert. Huck Out West. 8 CDs. 9:30 hrs. HighBridge. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781681683812. $34.99. digital download. F

Di Maio, Camille. The Memory of Us. 9 CDs. 11:12 hrs. Brillance. Nov. 2016.ISBN 9781536610925. $14.99. 1 MP3-CD, digital download. F

Drabble, Margaret. The Dark Flood Rises. 11 CDs. 13:22 hrs. Dreamscape. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781520065427. $59.99. 2 MP3-CDs. F

Elison, Meg. The Book of Etta. (Road to Nowhere, Bk. 2). 9 CDs. 11 hrs. Brilliance. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781536614268. $14.95. 1 MP3-CD, digital download. F

Engel, Amy. The Roanoke Girls. 9 CDs. 10:41 hrs. Books on Tape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781524754921. $40. digital download. F

Heller, Peter. Celine. 9 CDs. 11:20 hrs. Books on Tape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781524751067. $40. digital download. F

Sawyer, Meryl. Unforgettable. 12 CDs. 14:36 hrs. Dreamscape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520052441. $59.99. 2 MP3-CDs. F

Veste, Luca. Dead Gone. 10 CDs. 12:46 hrs. Dreamscape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520063614. $59.99. 2 MP3-CDs. F


Brady, Tim. His Father’s Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr. 10 CDs. 12:10 hrs. Recorded Bks. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781501930607. $123.75. 1 MP3-CD, digital download. BIOG

Bryan, C.D.B. Friendly Fire. 12 CDs. 5:12 hrs. Dreamscape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781520052267. $49.99. 2 MP3-CDs, digital download. HIST

Dormehl, Luke. Thinking Machines: The Quest for Artificial Intelligence and Where It’s Taking Us. 7 CDs. 8:25 hrs. HighBridge. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781681684314. $29.99. digital download. SCI

O’Shea, Stephen. The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond. 8 CDs. 10:15 hrs. HighBridge. Feb. 2017. ISBN 9781681684673. $34.99. digital download. TRAV

Thomas, David C. & Kerr Inkson. Cultural Intelligence: Surviving and Thriving in the Global Village. 5 CDs. 5:30 hrs. Dreamscape. Mar. 2017. ISBN 9781520071633. $39.99. 1 MP3-CD. BUS

Weigend, Andreas. Data for the People: How To Make Our Post Privacy Economy Work for You. 8 CDs. 10 hrs. HighBridge. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781681680101. $29.99. BUS


**Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Dear Ijeawele; or, A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. 1 CD. 1:02 hrs. Books on Tape.  Mar. 2017. ISBN 9780525494706. $15. digital download. soc sci

**Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. We Should All Be Feminists. digital download. 45 min. Books on Tape. Jan. 2017. ISBN 9781524781774. $7.50. soc sci



**Agatha Christie The Witness for the Prosecution. 122+ min. Julian Jarrold, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961254590. $34.99; Blu-ray UPC 054961254798. $34.99. SDH subtitles. F

**The Before Trilogy: Before Sunrise; Before Sunset; Before Midnight. 3 discs. 290+ min. Richard Linklater, dist. by Criterion Collection, www.criterion.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681432502. $99.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432496. $99.95. F

Country Crush: A Country Musical. 96+ min. Andrew Cymek, dist. by Shout! Factory c/o Walmart. 2017. DVD UPC 826663173987. $9.96. SDH subtitles. F

Dark Water. 101+ min. In Japanese w/English subtitles. Hideo Nakata, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2016. Blu-ray UPC 760137947882. $34.95. Horror

The Level. 2 discs. 288+ min. Andy Goddard & Mark Everest, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961254491. $39.99; Blu-ray UPC 054961254699. $39.99. SDH subtitles. F

Mankillers. 85+ min. David A. Prior, dist. by Olive Films, www.olivefilms.com. 2016. DVD UPC 887090703208. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 887090703307. $24.95. F/Action


I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel. 87 min. James Franco, dist. by First Pond Entertainment, www.firstpond.com. 2017. DVD UPC 635665936601. $24.99; public performance $349; digital license $499. FILM

**Mifune: The Last Samurai. color & b/w. 80 min. In English & Japanese w/English subtitles. Steven Okazaki, dist. by Strand Releasing, www.strandreleasing.com. 2017. DVD UPC 712267362523. $27.99. FILM

Score: A Film Music Documentary. 2 discs. 93 min. Matt Schrader, www.score-movie.com. 2017. DVD $22.99. FILM/ MUSIC

A Fat Wreck. 88 min. Shaun Colon, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2016. DVD UPC 602573165034. $19.99. MUSIC

In the Game. 77 min. Maria Finitzo, Kartemquin c/o Grasshopper Film, www.grasshopperfilm.com. 2016. DVD $99.95; acad. libs. $375; public performance/digital license $600. SPORTS


John Lewis: Get in the Way. color & b/w. 60 min. Kathleen Dowdey, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781531701789. $24.99; public performance. Tugg Edu, www.edu@tugginc.com. DVD $75; acad. libs. $350; streaming available. BIOG/HIST

**Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens. 90 min. Gabrielle C. Burton, dist. by Candy Factory, www.candyfactoryfilms.com. 2017. Digital HD. Closed-captioned. GENDER STUDIES

I Am the Ambassador. 2 discs. 280 min. In English & Danish w/English subtitles. Niels Krogsgård, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329213619. $34.95. POL SCI

**As One: The Autism Project. 82 min. In English & Arabic w/English subtitles. Hana Makki, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329215378. $29.95. Closed-captioned. PSYCH

**My Love, Don’t Cross That River. 86+ min. In Korean w/English subtitles. Moyoung Jin, dist. by Film Movement, www.filmmovement.com. 2016. DVD UPC 857692005759. $24.95. Closed-captioned. SOC SCI


Death by Design: The Dirty Secret of Our Digital Addiction. 57/73+ min. Sue Williams, dist. by Bullfrog Films, www.bullfrogfilms.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781941545713. $350 (Rental: $95). Public performance; SDH subtitles. TECH/ENVIRONMENT


Apprentice. 96+ min. In Malay w/English subtitles. Film Movement. 2016. DVD UPC 859686006123. $24.99.

Blow-Up. 2 discs. 111+ min. Criterion Collection. 1966. DVD ISBN 9781681432670. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432663. $39.95.

Microcosmos. 75+ min. Kino Lorber. 1996. DVD UPC 738329208813. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 738329208820. $34.99. Rated: G.

Tampopo. 2 discs. 114+ min. In Japanese w/English subtitles. Criterion Collection. 1985. DVD ISBN 9781681432861. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432861. $39.95.

Things to Come. 102+ min. In French w/English subtitles. IFC Films. 2016. DVD UPC 030306948492. $24.98; Blu-ray UPC 030306199290. $29.98. Rated: PG-13.


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