Nonfiction

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Nonfiction on Lincoln the Lawyer, Beer Travel, American Politics, Babies, Women’s Resistance | Xpress Reviews

A book that lets readers see Lincoln the lawyer in action but fails to prove its argument; where titles on alcoholic beverages or travel are popular; these conversations are well worth having; not a complete history of childhood, this will interest scholars and historians; a motivational clarion call in communities with active women’s movements

Literary Criticism, April 2018 | Best Sellers

June 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Sweet Reading | Wyatt’s World

The newest season of Netflix’s Chef’s Table has begun, this time with a focus on pastry. Feed your readers’ sweet tooth with these delicious choice offerings.

Nonfiction: Maps, the Politics of “Christian,” Cycle Touring, and Richard Diebenkorn | Xpress Reviews

Bonnett’s exploration of areas unmarked on any map will delight fans of geography and cartography; a ubiquitous word in American politics that is deceptively difficult to pin down; sure to inspire many cycling odysseys; an accomplished bio of an exceptional, revered American master

Geography, April 2018 | Best Sellers

June 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Artists Cornell, Lear, Dickinson, Lynch, Survival Memoirs, Men’s Health, Self-Help | Nonfiction: May 1, 2018

For museumgoers and other art lovers; Sedaris offers readers comfort and hope; an excellent and unusual portrait of one-of-a-kind artist Lynch; a mesmerizing account of three complex women in the Victorian and Edwardian eras; a strongly affirming book for all introverts in an extrovert world; a brilliant evocation of a man and his times—for plant lovers, history buffs, New Yorkaphiles, even Hamiltonians

Nonfiction on Young Hitler, the Trans Generation, Sexual Offenses in Low-Wage Work | Xpress Reviews

Readers might be better served by either of Thomas Weber’s works than this one; more useful for scholars than the general public, would be relevant reading for fans of CN Lester; the pervasive sexualized violence in low-wage work and how urgent the need for both regulatory and cultural change

Music and Arts, April 2018 | Best Sellers

June 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Drugs & Dependence | Science & Technology Reviews

A detailed look at pain management implementing the use of medical cannabis rather than opioids; A complex look at the issue of opioid abuse backed up with research and first hand stories; A valuable addition to the conversation about addiction filled with case studies illustrating the complexities of the disease

Artistic Pilgrimages | Arts & Humanities Reviews

A new and expanded vision of American Landscape artist Thomas Cole and his influences; A well researched and illustrated catalog of the works of Frederic Church