LJ Media | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

Below is a list of titles to be reviewed in the March 15, 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.

CALL FOR REVIEWERS: LJ is seeking reviewers in the following subject areas: e-Original Romance (contact Bette-Lee Fox bfox@mediasourceinc.com); Technothrillers, Historical Fiction, popular African American fiction (Terry McMillan, Eric Jerome Dickey, Mary Monroe; contact Wilda Williams, wwilliams@mediasourceinc.com); Graphic Novels (contact Annalisa Pešek apesek@mediaourceinc.com); Crafts/DIY (art instruction, crafts, fiber crafts, interior design; contact Amanda Mastrull amstrull@mediasourceinc.com); Performing Arts and Health/Medicine (contact Liz French, efrench@mediasourceinc.com); and Reference and Professional Media (contact Mahnaz Dar mdar@mediasourceinc.com). To fill out an application, visit ow.ly/tDNC30iLfCV.

AUDIO

Fiction

Coster, Naima. Halsey Street. 10 CDs. 12 hrs. Brilliance. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781536669077. $34.99. 1 MP3-CD. F

Frampton, Megan. Lady Be Bad. (Duke’s Daughters, Bk. 1). 8 CDs. 9 hrs. Dreamscape. Jul. 2018. ISBN 9781520076164. $59.99. 1 MP3-CD. ROMANCE

Kennard, Luke. The Transition. digital download. 7:49 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781427294685. $26.99. F

Krauss, Nicole. Forest Dark. 7 CDs. 8:10 hrs. Harper Audio. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9780062694515. $34.99. digital download. F

Lagercrantz, David. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye. (Millennium, Bk. 5). 9 CDs. 10:50 hrs. Books on Tape. Sept. 2017. ISBN 9781524708993. $45. digital download. F

Leon, Donna. Earthly Remains. (Commissario Guido Brunetti, Bk. 26). 9 CDs. 10:30 hrs. Recorded Bks. Apr. 2017. ISBN 9781501941825. $77.75. digital download. F

Mukherjee, Neel. A State of Freedom. 8 CDs. 9 hrs. Highbridge. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781684410903. $34.99. digital download. F

Scotch, Allison Winn. Between You and Me. 9 CDs. 10:35 hrs. Brilliance. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781531868291. $24.99. F

Willig, Lauren. The English Wife. digital download. 14:52 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781427293428. $26.99. F

Nonfiction

**Gribben, John & Mary Gribben. Out of the Shadow of a Giant: Hooke, Halley, and the Birth of Science. 10 CDs. 12:15 hrs. Recorded Bks. Nov. 2017. ISBN 9781501956287. $77.75. digital download. SCI

Harris, Dan & Jeff Warren. Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book. 7 CDs. 8:35 hrs. Books on Tape. Dec. 2017. ISBN 9780525631033. $35. digital download. SELF-HELP

Hellman, Lillian. Watch on the Rhine. 2 CDs. 2 hrs. L.A. Theatre Works. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781682660621. $29.99. DRAMA

Khan-Cullors, Patrisse & Asha Bandele. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. 5 CDs. 6:28 hrs. Macmillan Audio. Jan. 2018. ISBN 9781427294722. $29.99. digital download. MEMOIR

VIDEO

FICTION

**Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. 93 min. Philip Martin, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961261697. $19.99. SDH subtitles. F

George A. Romero Between Night & Dawn Limited Edition. color. 326+ min. George Romero, Arrow Films c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. Blu-ray UPC 760137051084. $99.95. Horror

The Heart Guy: Series 1. 3 discs. 489+ min. Tony McNamara & others, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv. 2017. DVD UPC 054961260591. $49.99. SDH subtitles. F/TV

Kill, Baby…Kill! 83+ min. Mario Bava, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329215415. $21.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329215422. $32.95. Horror

My Art. color & b/w. 87+ min. Laurie Simmons, dist. by Film Movement, www.filmmovement.com. 2018. DVD UPC 859685006550. $24.95. Closed-captioned. F/ART

Vera: Set 7. 4 discs. 372+ min. Jamie Childs & others, dist. by Acorn TV, www.acorn.tv.  2017. DVD UPC 054961261390. $59.99. SDH subtitles. F

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago. color & b/w. 113 min. Peter Pardini, dist. by FilmRise c/o MVDvisual, www.mvdb2b.com. 2017. DVD UPC 760137042396. $19.95. MUSIC

**Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt. color & b/w. 132+ min. In German, English, & Hebrew w/English subtitles. Ada Ushpiz, dist. by Zeitgeist Films c/o Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 795975117234. $29.95. PHIL/HIST

Soul of the Arctic. 47 min. Andrew Stewart, dist. by Dreamscape Video, www.dreamscapeab.com. 2016. DVD UPC 857326006960. $24.99; public performance $199.99. Closed-captioned. REL/SOC SCI

Swift Feet (Pies Ligeros). 78 min. w/study guide. In Spanish, Rarámuri, & English w/English subtitles. Juan Carlos Nuñez, dist. by EPF Media, epfmedia.com. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781933724478. $100; acad. libs. $250. Public performance. SPORTS/INT AFFAIRS

THE CRAFT OF ART

Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight. 73 min. Wendy Keys, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2017. DVD UPC 738329216931. $29.95. Closed-captioned. ART-GENERAL

Threads. 32 min. In Bengali w/English subtitles. Cathy Stevulak, dist. by Collective Eye, www.collectiveeye.org. 2017. DVD UPC 867749000407. $30; public performance $125; acad. libs. $295. Closed-captioned. ART-GENERAL

SOCIAL SCIENCES

The Moneychangers: Shylock’s History of Moneylending. 101 min. Chris Mortensen, dist. by Tugg Edu, www.edu.tugginc.com. 2017. DVD $75; acad. libs. $350. Public performance. ECON

Starving the Beast: The Battle To Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities. 95 min. Steve Mims, dist. by Passion River, www.passionriver.com. 2017. DVD UPC 602573328781. $59.95. Public performance. ED/ECON

Coming Full Circle: The Journey of a Transgendered Korean Adoptee. 24 min. Larry Tung, dist. by Third World Newsreel, www.twn@twn.org. 2016. DVD/Blu-ray $60; acad. libs. $200. Public performance. GENDER STUDIES

The Settlers. 110 min. In English, Arabic, & Hebrew w/English subtitles. Shimon Dotan, dist. by Film Movement, www.filmmovement.com. 2017. DVD UPC 859686006451. $24.95. INT AFFAIRS

Trumping Democracy. 69+ min. Thomas Huchon, dist. by Cinema Libre Studio, www.cinemalibrestudio.com. 2017. DVD UPC 881394126121. $19.95. POLITICS

If You Could Walk in My Shoes. 27 min. In Spanish w/English subtitles. Ricardo E. Causo, dist. by Third World Newsreel, www.twn.org. 2017. DVD $60; acad. libs. $225. Public performance. SOC SCI

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Bugs: Guess What’s Coming to Dinner? 2 discs. 76+ min. optional subtitles. Andreas Johnsen, dist. by Kino Lorber, www.kinolorber.com. 2018. DVD UPC 738329227401. $29.95. COOKING

Tidewater. 42 min. Roger Sorkin, dist. by Green Planet Films, www.greenplanetfilms.org. 2017. DVD UPC 714497274331. $49; acad. libs. $250. Public performance; streaming $450. Closed-captioned. ENVIRONMENT/SOC SCI

CERN. 75 min. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, dist. by KimStim c/o Icarus Films, www.homevideo.icarusfilms.com. 2018. DVD UPC 698452213736. $24.99. TECH

FAST SCANS: TOP FOREIGN & INDIE PICKS

Election. 2 discs. 103+ min. Criterion Collection. 1999. DVD ISBN 9781681433868. $29.95; 1-disc Blu-ray ISBN 9781681433851. $39.95. Rated: R.

The Executioner’s Song. 2 discs. 188+ min./135+ min. Kino Lorber. 1982. Blu-ray UPC 738329213800. $34.95.

Heat and Dust. 2 discs. 129+ min. Cohen Media Group. 1983. DVD UPC 741952841593. $25.99; Blu-ray UPC 741952841692. $34.99. Rated: R.

Lucky. 88+ min. Magnolia Home Entertainment. 2017. DVD UPC 876964015646. $26.98.

The Unknown Girl. 106+ min. In French w/English subtitles. IFC, dist. by MPI. 2016. DVD UPC 030306949499. $24.99.

 

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