LJ Media | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the November 1, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include 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.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: For upcoming roundups, LJ is seeking winter 2018 basketball and spring 2018 baseball books. Please include with submissions author, title, publisher, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, and formats available (print, ebook). The deadline is November 27.



Friis, Agnete. What My Body Remembers. 8 CDs. 10 hrs. Recorded Bks. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781501957048. $102.75. digital download. F

George, Nina. The Little French Bistro. 8 CDs. 9:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781524774219. $40. digital download. F

**Hadley, Tessa. Bad Behavior and Other Stories. 5 CDs. 5 hrs. Blackstone. May 2017. ISBN 9781538415689. $29.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

Hunt, Samantha. The Dark Dark. 6 CDs. 6:42 hrs. Dreamscape. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781520073798. $59.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

Lapena, Shari. A Stranger in the House. 7 CDs. 8:52 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9780525498568. $35. digital download. F

Perrotta, Tom. Mrs. Fletcher. 9 CDs. 9:15 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781508232827. $39.99. digital download. F

Rabinyan, Dorit. All the Rivers. digital download. 9:28 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524778729. $76. F

Rose, Augustus. The Ready-Made Thief. 12 CDs. 14:26 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781524777777. $45. digital download. F

Santopolo, Jill. The Light We Lost. 6 CDs. 7:16 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524775834. $40. digital download. F

Skariton, Jonathan. Séance Infernale. digital download. 9:15 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9780525500476. $76. F

Underdown, Beth. The Witchfinder’s Sister. 9 CDs. 10:35 hrs. Books on Tape. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781524774011. $45. digital download. F


Brennan, Thomas J. & Finbarr O’Reilly. Shooting Ghosts: A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War. 11 CDs. 13:03 hrs. Books on Tape. ISBN 9781524777654. $45. digital download. MEMOIR

Chabon, Michael & Ayelet Waldman, eds. Kingdoms of Olive and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation. 13 CDs. 16 hrs. Blackstone. May 2017. ISBN 9781538417935. $44.99. 1 MP3-CD. LIT

**Clinton, Hillary Rodham. What Happened. 14 CDs. 16:30 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781508239758. $39.99. digital download. POL SCI

Miles, Kathryn. Quakeland: On the Road to America’s Next Devastating Earthquake. digital download. 12:11 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781524776794. $95. SCI

Mortimer, Ian. The Time Traveler’s Guide to Restoration Britain: A Handbook for Visitors to the Seventeenth Century: 1660–1699. 16 CDs. 20:19 hrs. Tantor. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781541409798. $29.95. HIST

Phelps, M. William. Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer. 10 CDs. 12:15 hrs. HighBridge. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781681685755. $39.99. digital download. crime

**Ricks, Thomas E. Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom. 8 CDs. 9:55 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524776664. $40. digital download. hist

Schmid, David. The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction. (Great Courses). 19 CDs. 18 hrs. Recorded Bks. May 2017. ISBN 9781501955570. $160.75. digital download. LIT

Stahr, Walter. Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary. 17 CDs. 20:15 hrs. Recorded Bks. Aug. 2107. ISBN 9781501960857. $123.75. digital download. BIOG

Tyson, Neil de Grasse. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. 3 CDs. 3:40 hrs. Blackstone. May 2017. ISBN 9781538408032. $24.95. 1 MP3-CD. SCI



Barton Fink. 116+ min. Joel & Ethan Coen. DVD UPC 738329207397; Blu-ray UPC 738329207403. Rated: R.
Love with the Proper Stranger. b/w. 100+ min. Robert Mulligan. DVD UPC 738329217310; Blu-ray UPC 738329217327.
Prizzi’s Honor. 129+ min. John Huston. DVD UPC 738329215095; Blu-ray UPC 738329215101. 1985. Rated: R.
**They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? 120+ min. Sydney Lumet. DVD UPC 738329216597; Blu-ray UPC 738329216603. Rated: PG.
ea. vol: Kino Lorber. 2017. DVD $19.99; Blu-ray $29.99. F

C.H.U.D. Special Edition. 88+ min. Douglas Cheek, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2016. Blu-ray UPC 760137953883. $34.95. F/Horror

Golden Years: Armed and Elderly. 96+ min. John Miller, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acornonline.com. 2017. DVD UPC 054961258499. $29.99. F

Revenge of the Blood Beast. 79+ min. Michael Reeves, dist. by Raro Video, www.rarovideousa.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 816018011057. $29.95. Horror

Tommy’s Honour. 110+ min. Jason Connery, dist. by Lionsgate, www.lionsgate.com. 2017. DVD UPC 031398265894. $19.98. SDH subtitles. Rated: PG. F/SPORTS


A Magical Substance Flows into Me. 68 min. Jumana Manna, dist. by Grasshopper Film, www.grasshopperfilm.com. 2017. DVD $99.95; acad. libs. $275. Public performance. MUSIC

Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer. 62+ min. Catherine Tambini, dist. by First Run Features, www.firstrunfeatures.com. 2017. DVD UPC 720229917384. $24.95. PERFORMING ARTS

La Vie de Jean-Marie. color & b/w. 166+ min. In French/Flemish w/English subtitles. Peter van Houten, dist. by IndiePix Films, indiepixfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 845637002542. $24.95. REL

The Way: The Truth & the Life. 85+ min. Luke Abaffy, dist. by Align the Stars Media, www.thewaydoc.com. 2016. DVD UPC 888295488297. $14.99; public performance $300; s/h $2.99. Closed-captioned. REL

Península Mitre: A Forgotten Land. 90 min. In Spanish w/multiple subtitles. Joaquín & Julián Azulay, dist. by Green Planet, www.greenplanetfilms.org. 2017. DVD UPC 714497274122. $39; acad. libs. $195. Public performance. SPORTS/INT AFFAIRS

The Team That Never Played. 54 min. Greg Appel, dist. by Dreamscape Horizon, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 852435007068. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. SPORTS


Ukraine on Fire. 95+ min. In English, Ukrainian, & Russian w/English subtitles. Igor Lopatonok, dist. by Cinema Libre Studio, www.cinemalibrestudio.com. 2017. DVD UPC 881394125728. $24.95; Blu-ray UPC 881394125629. $29.95. INT AFFAIRS

Wrestling Jerusalem. 93 min. Dylan Kussman, dist. by Tugg Edu, www.edu.tugg.com. 2017. DVD $75; acad. libs. $250. Public performance. INT AFFAIRS

**The Happy Film. 96 min. Stefan Sagmeister & others, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 888295558488. $59.95. Public performance. PSYCH

Saving Jamaica Bay. 77 min. David Sigal, dist. by Passion River Films, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 602573191293. $59.95. Public performance. SOC SCI

There Are Jews Here. 90 min. Brad Lichtenstein & Morgan Elise Johnson, dist. by Seventh Art Releasing, www.7thart.com. 2017. DVD $99; acad. libs. $350. Public performance. SOC SCI


Salero. 76 min. In Spanish w/English subtitles. Mike Plunkett, dist. by Cinema Guild, www.cinemaguild.com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9780781515467. $99.95; acad. libs. $350. Public performance.

Surire. 81 min. In Spanish & Aymara w/English subtitles. Bettina Perut & Ivan Osnovikoff, dist. by EPF Media, www.epfmedia.com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781930545427. $100; acad. libs. $250. Public performance. ENVIRONMENT/int affairs

Injecting Aluminum. 90+ min. In French & English dubbed to English. Marie-Ange-Poyet, dist. by Cinema Libre Studio, www.cinemalibrestudio.com. 2017. DVD UPC 881394125421. $19.95. Closed-captioned. MED/SOC SCI


8-Bit Generation: Commodore Wars. 104+ min. Davide E. Agosta & Tomaso Walliser, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329214098. $29.95. Closed-captioned. TECH

Viva Amiga. 62+ min. Dave Hayme, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329216894. $29.95. Closed-captioned. TECH


The Complete Monterey Pop: Collector’s Set. 3 discs. 147+ min. D.A. Pennebaker, dist. by Criterion Collection. Dec. 2017. Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433790. $99.95; 2-disc
Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433813. $49.95; 1-disc DVD ISBN 9781681433806. $29.95. MUSIC

Election. 2 discs. 103+ min. Alexander Payne, dist. by Criterion Collection. Dec. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433868. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433851. $39.95. COMEDY

General Idi Amin Dada: A Self-Portrait. 90+ min. Barbet Schroeder, dist. by Criterion Collection. Dec. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433882. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433875. $39.95. INT AFFAIRS/BIOG

Jean-Luc Godard + Jean-Pierre Gorin: Five Films, 1968–1971. NA min. dist. by Arrow Video. Dec. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 760137044888. $95.95. FILM

The Osiris Child. 95+ min. Shane Abbess, dist. by Image Entertainment. Dec. 2017. DVD UPC 014381101782. $27.97. SF

Rememory. 111+ min. Mark Palansky, dist. by Lionsgate. Dec. 2017. DVD UPC 031398274278. $19.98; Blu-ray UPC 031398274308. $19.99. Rated: PG-13. SF

Trip to Spain. 115+ min. Michael Winterbottom, dist. by IFC Films. Dec. 2017. DVD UPC 826663182224. $14.98; Blu-ray UPC 826663182231. $24.97. COMEDY

Viceroy’s House. 106+ min. Gurinder Chadha, dist. by MPI. Dec. 2017. DVD UPC 030306949390. $19.99. DRAMA



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