In the Ballpark: Ten New Titles Present Views from the Mound

Carleton succeeds in writing a “love poem (with decimal points)” that belongs on the shelf of every baseball fan; a worthy contribution to the many works by and about former New York Yankees; casual baseball fans young and old will greatly enjoy this book; an excellent addition to works on the history of baseball

When in Rome | The Reader’s Shelf

Those yearning to travel to Rome via airplane or armchair can relish these books suitable for vacation reading.

The Myth of the American Dream | Collection Development: Income Inequality

Income inequality continues to be a global problem, but perhaps nowhere is it more glaringly obvious than in the United States. These 33 resources offer background, in-depth analyses, and calls to action for closing the gap.

LJ Talks to Journalist Lauren Hilgers

Journalist Lauren Hilgers (Harper’s, Wired, Businessweek, The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine) lived and worked in Shanghai, China, for six years. While reporting on the Wukan protests, the author met activist Zhuang Liehong, who was eventually arrested for his activities. After Hilgers moved to New York, Zhuang contacted her to explain that he and […]

Spring Decorating | Wyatt’s World

Forget the drudgery of spring cleaning and focus on what readers really want to do—live in rooms they love. Here are five books to inspire and create those kinds of spaces.

Nonfiction: Economics, WWII Resistance, iPhone, Netanyahu, Ukrainian Revolt, Meriwether Lewis | Xpress Reviews

An illuminating primer on critical U.S. economic issues; a memoir that captures nostalgia’s twinge; insights New York’s bohemian world of the 1970s; anyone looking for a drink mixing guide; of primary interest to students of World War II and the Holocaust; granular insight into Manson and the dynamics of the Family; understanding how the iPhone came to be; understanding the current situation in Ukraine; an important addition for all American history collections

Biology, March 2018 | Best Sellers

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

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, April 1, 2018

A fascinating if unsettling read for those interested in religion or science; a must-have resource for families of childhood leukemia patients and all library collections; of significance to general readers and lovers of 20th-century art and art movements; highly recommended for U.S. colonial, middle period, and Civil War scholars; science enthusiasts and scientists alike will enjoy delving into this exciting extragalactic drama

Women’s History Month: Read On | Wyatt’s World

Nonfiction explorations, a grand collection of comics portraits, and a welcome anthology of reimagined tales are just some of the books that help readers celebrate the history and achievements of women.

Bon Appétit: Seven New and Tasty Cookbooks

With straightforward instructions, cooks of all skill levels will be able to fire up a gas or charcoal grill and make something delicious; fish lovers can cook a variety of dishes from shellfish, finfish, little fish, and eggs to mahi-mahi, wahoo, and Pacific cod; and discover new takes on breakfasts, beverages, finger foods, main courses, and desserts that will satisfy the entire family