Social Sciences

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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

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 […]

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

Academic Librarianship | Professional Media

Recommended for academic library staffs, library managers and LIS students, a look at several case studies about staff development; A valuable look at using the physical space of the library to create better experiences for patrons; An important text filled with practical exercises to prove the worth of academic libraries

The Era of Ike | Social Sciences

This biography is an admiring look at the life and accomplishments of the 34th President of the United States; A dual biography that focuses on the complicated relationship between Eisenhower and Justice Warren