Social Sciences

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Psychology, May 2018 | Best Sellers

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

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

Trans Voices

Despite its flaws, this work is accessible for both scholars and readers interested in trans rights; a candid memoir that belongs on the shelves of all libraries; this thoughtful study centers the lives and experiences of trans men in the millennial cohort and will be of interest to trans and cis readers alike

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

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

Social Sciences | Professional Media Reviews

A must read for any library or information professional looking to raise awareness about diversity and inclusion; An informative guide to better understand and develop leadership skills; A valuable resource for public librarians covering a multitude of important topics.

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, April 15, 2018

Le Guin fans will relish the intimate insights the novelist shares here; Hilburn’s well-researched book will be vital reading for Paul Simon devotees; Al Samawi’s debut memoir is a triumphant work that will appeal to broad readership; recommended advice for women who have been “leaning in” but feel stuck; expert guidance for gardeners in water-challenged areas; a highly recommended celebration of Vietnam’s tantalizing vegetarian and vegan cuisine

Politics & Law, March 2018 | Best Sellers

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