Arts & Humanities

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Nonfiction on Soviet & Latin American Art, Fashion Books, Bruce Lee, Julian of Norwich, Omega-3s, the Soul of America | Review Alert: June 1, 2018

For the initiated, a pleasing introduction to Simone Weil; fans of Bruce Lee will flock to this title, as will anyone interested in pop culture; this documented account of the Pony Express offers a legendary American adventure story; The Ecocentrists is an essential addition for all environmental collections

Top Spring Poetry: Both Veterans and Newcomers Offer Thematically Diverse Work

A wise, accomplished book for most readers; eerie and approachable; solid work from a rising poet; not easygoing but absorbing, important reading; serious readers will find rich rewards; an important story affecting and effective in its simplicity; if Stein wants to spin “to lose my bearings,” she wants us to spin, too—excellent poetry

The Beautiful Game: Soccer Picks for the 2018 World Cup and Beyond

Recommended for soccer fans, especially those who wonder why their favorite team doesn’t have a Messi of its own; this mix of soccer history, personal accounts, and irresistible humor will engage and inform both new and seasoned fans; this gem of a work will appeal to longtime soccer fans and budding enthusiasts

Language, May 2018 | Best Sellers

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

Audiobooks from Bohjalian, Darznik, Egan, Eggers, Double Messud, with PBS’s Little Women, Dolores Huerta, Education Equality, & More | Review Alert: May 15, 2018

Song is a spectacular testimony—further heightened by Mozhan Marnò’s vividly resonant narration; a highly recommended spy novel for all public libraries; be prepared for renewed interest in Messud’s first novel in all formats; this new production of Little Women is fresh, energetic, and absorbing; yes, Dolores Huerta did, so why can’t we?

Biogs of George Sand, Atticus Finch, Robin Williams, plus Spring Poetry, Soccer Picks, Parenting for First-Timers | Review Alert: May 15, 2018

Key parenting titles to help combat decision fatigue; an unforgettable memoir filled with poignancy and humor—a must for music lovers; thematically diverse poetry from both veteran and newcomers; in time for the 2018 World Cup, these picks will engage and inform amateur and seasoned soccer fans alike; an excellent choice for popular history readers interested in women rulers; a solid introduction or supplemental guide for men wishing to try yoga

Literary Criticism, 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

Music and Arts, April 2018 | Best Sellers

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

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