LJ Media | Review Alert, February 1, 2018

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the February 1, 2018, 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.

AUDIO

Fiction

Allende, Isabel. In the Midst of Winter. S. & S. Audio. 8 CDs. 9:47 hrs. ISBN 9781508241959. Oct. 2017. $34.99. F

Dozois, Gardner, ed. The Book of Swords. digital download. 22:14 hrs. Books on Tape. Oct. 2017. ISBN 9780525492702. $95. F

Grafton, Sue. Y Is for Yesterday. (Kinsey Millhone, Bk. 25). 14 CDs.17 hrs. Recorded Bks. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9780385393997. $45. digital download. F

Harrigan, Haley. Secrets of Southern Girls. 9 CDs. 10:25 hrs. Recorded Bks. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781501947629. $102.75. digital download. F

Hendricks, Greer & Sarah Pekkanen. The Wife Between Us. 9 CDs. 11:15 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781427293039. $39.99. digital download. F

**Hoffman, Alice. The Rules of Magic. 9 CDs. 11 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Oct. 2017. ISBN 9781508238270. $39.99. digital download. F

Honda, Tetsuya. Soul Cage. (Reiko Himekawa, Bk. 2). 9 CDs. 10:14 hrs. Recorded Bks. tr. from Japanese by Giles Murray. Jul. 2017. ISBN 9781504782982. $34.95. digital download. F

Rieger, Susan. The Heirs. 9 CDs. 10:25 hrs. Books on Tape. May 2017. ISBN 9781524773823. $40. digital download. F

Ritter, Krysten. Bonfire. 7 CDs. 9 hrs. Books on Tape. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9781524778989. $40. digital download. F

Senna, Danzy. New People. digital download. 6:05 hrs. Books on Tape. Aug. 2017. ISBN 9781524776879. $57. F

nonfiction

Aslan, Reza. God: A Human History. 5 CDs. 5:30 hrs. Books on Tape. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9780525524663. $35. digital download. REL

Coates, Ta-Nehesi. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. 11 CDs. 13:38 hrs. Books on Tape. Oct. 2017. ISBN 9780525494829. $40. digital download. SOC SCI

Dungy, Camille T. Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History. 8 CDs. 6:24 hrs. HighBridge.Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781681686639. $34.99. digital download. Memoir

**Fraser, Caroline. Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. 18 CDs. 21:30 hrs. Recorded Bks. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9781501969607. $123.75. digital download. LIT

Jacobs, A.J. It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree. 7 CDs. 8 hrs. S. & S. Audio. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9781442376069. $29.99. digital download. SOC SCI

Khan, Khizr. An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice. 9 CDs. 11:18 hrs. Books on Tape. Oct. 2017. ISBN 9780525524007. $40. digital download. memoir

Patel, Raj & Jason W. Moore. A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things. 6 CDs. 6:42 hrs. Brilliance. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9781543660531. $24.99. ECON

Pearlman, Wendy. We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria.5 CDs. 6 hrs. Harper Audio. Jun. 2017. ISBN 9781538420003. $29.99. digital download. SOC SCI

Shorto, Russell. Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. 16 CDs.18:41 hrs. Recorded Bks. Dec. 2017. ISBN 9781501969478. $123.75. digital download. HIST

VIDEO

FICTION

The Best of Agatha Christie. Vol. I. 382 min. Craig Viveiros. DVD UPC 054961262793.
The Best of Agatha Christie.
Vol. 2. 307 min. Julian Jarrold. DVD UPC 054961262892.
ea. vol: 2 discs. dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. $39.99. SDH subtitles. F

Delicious: Series 1. 185+ min. Clare Kilner & John Hardwick, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961259694. $34.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

800 Words: Season 2, Pt. 2. 2 discs. 364+ min. Michael Hurst & others, dist. by Acorn Media, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961255993. $49.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

The Lure. 92+ min. In Polish w/English subtitles. Agnieszka Smoczynska, dist. by Criterion Collection, www.criterion.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681433677. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433660. $39.95. Horror/MUSICAL

Poldark: The Complete Third Season. 3 discs. 9.5+ hrs. Joss Agnew & Stephen Woolfenden, dist. by PBS, www.shoppbs.org. 2017. DVD UPC 841887034128. $26.99; Blu-ray UPC 841887034135. $34.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Pop Aye. 102+ min. In Thai w/optional English subtitles. Kristen Tan, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329224554. $29.95. F

We Are the Flesh. 89+ min. In Spanish w/English subtitles. Emiliano Rocha Minter, dist. by Arrow Video c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. DVD UPC 760137964896. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 760137964780. $29.95. Rated: 18+. Horror

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Dries: An Intimate Portrait of the Fashion Designer Dries Van Noten. 90 min. In Flemish & English w/English subtitles. Reiner Holzemer, dist. by KimStim c/o Icarus Films, homevideo.icarusfilms.com. 2017. DVD UPC 698452213439. $29.99. FASHION

**Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators. color & b/w. 81 min. Ema Ryan Yamazaki, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 888608667623. $59.95. Public performance; closed-captioned. LIT

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland. 106+ min. Dianne Houston, dist. by Lionsgate, www.lionsgate.com. 2017. DVD UPC 031398272076. $14.98. SDH subtitles. MUSIC/biopic

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. 102+ min. Catherine Bainbridge & Alfonso Maiorana, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329224714. $29.95. Closed-captioned. MUSIC

SOCIAL SCIENCES

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone. 91+ min. Fred Peabody, dist. by First Run Features, www.firstrunfeatures.com. 2017. DVD UPC 720229917346. $24.95. COMM

A Small Good Thing. 72+ min. Pamela Tanner Boll, dist. by Alive Mind c/o Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329213671. $29.95. Closed-captioned. ECON

After Spring. 101 min. Steph Ching & Ellen Martinez, dist. by Tugg Edu, edu.tugg.com. DVD $75; acad. libs. $350; digital license at www.edu@tugg.com. Public performance. INT AFFAIRS/POL SCI

Defenders of the Sky: The Story of the Airfield. 3 discs. 431 min. dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 857326006847. $29.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. MILITARY HIST

Dying To Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary. color & b/w. 94+ min. Gay Dillingham, dist. by Alive Mind c/o Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329216696. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329216702. $34.95. PSYCH/PHIL

Farmer/Veteran. 65 min. Alix Blair & others, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 602573246443. $59.95. Public performance; closed-captioned. PSYCH

Railroads: Magic, Mystery, and Mystique. (Discoveries…America National Parks). 61 min. Bennett-Watt Entertainment, www.bennett-watt.com. 2016. DVD ISBN 9781604902051. $24.95; streaming $9.95. TRAV

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Urban Farmers. 84 min. Rachel Caccese, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2017. DVD UPC 818506021616. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. AGRI

**The Age of Consequences. 80 min. Jared P. Scott, dist. by Tugg Edu, www.edu.tugg.com. 2016. DVD $95; acad. libs. $395; streaming from $125. Public performance. ENVIRONMENT

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. 57 min. Angela Sun, dist. by Bullfrog Films, www.bullfrogfilms.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781941545249. $350 (Rental: $85). Public performance; SDH subtitles. home version Virgil Films, www.virgilfilmsent.com. DVD $24.98. ENVIRONMENT

TRAILERS: WHAT’S COMING ON DVD/BLU-RAY

The Age of Innocence. 2 discs. 138+ min. Martin Scorsese, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681434131. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681434124. $39.95. DRAMA

King of Jazz. 2 discs. 98+ min. John Murray Anderson, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681434179. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681434162. $39.95. MUSIC

Major Crimes: The Complete Sixth Season. NA min. dist. by TNT. Mar. 2018. DVD UPC 883929608317. $23.74. Rated: TV-14. TV

The Moon in the 12th House. 110+ min. In Hebrew w/English subtitles. Dorit Hakim, dist. by Strand Releasing. Mar. 2018. DVD UPC 712267380220. $24.99. DRAMA

Novitiate. 123+ min. Margaret Betts, dist. by Sony Classic Pictures. Mar. 2018. Blu-ray UPC 043396523869. $30.99. Rated: R. DRAMA

The Passion of Joan of Arc. 2 discs. b/w. 81+ min. French intertitles w/English subtitles. Carl Theodor Dreyer, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681434155. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681434148. $39.95. DRAMA

Sleeping Giant. 91+ min. Andrew Cividino, dist. by Altered Innocence. Mar. 2018. DVD UPC 680140567924. $21.99; Blu-ray UPC 680140567931. $24.99. DRAMA

Women in Love. 2 discs. 131+ min. Ken Russell, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2018. DVD ISBN 9781681434193. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681434186. $39.95. DRAMA

 

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