LJ Media | Review Alert, December 2017

Libraries owe patrons ready access to this sort of meaningful, transformative fare; public libraries as well as those at military installations and those with criminal psychology and criminal justice programs should purchase Ranger Games; impeccably restored and remastered, Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon is simply breathtaking; Tickling Giants is as urgent and timely as it is highly recommended

A Weekend of Weird: FEARnyc 2017

The best feature-length horror shown at FEARnyc 2017

Audio in Stereo | Audio Spotlight

Audiobook listeners and podcast fans team up to drive the renaissance in spoken-word programming

Computer Legacies | Video Reviews

This DVD is recommended for fans of similar PC documentaries such as Silicon Cowboys and Triumph of the Nerds; a fascinating history of a technical success but commercial failure in early computer technology

Heal the Living, The Stranger, Their Finest | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks

The definitive “spaghetti Western”; a heartfelt tale in which the beat goes on; with detached precision, Haneke explores how control functions in relationships; a highly ­welcome Stranger; an inspirational picture for modern-day cynics

Memoirs of Family, Harassment, & Black Lives Matter | January Nonfiction on Audio

Highly anticipated memoirs include those from Rose McGowan, Anne Fadiman, and Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Ralph Ellison, Lauren Willig, & an Icelandic Bestseller | January Fiction on Audio

Audiobooks publishing in January include a posthumous story collection from Denis Johnson and new work from Lauren Willig

Meet the LJ Reviewer | David L. Faucheux

Reviewer David Faucheux talks about self-publishing, the challenges of reviewing for Library Journal and his life in Louisiana.

Highly Anticipated Fiction by Women Publishing in January | Stephanie’s Picks

Bonds between sisters, a woman trying to end her eternal life, and a meet-cute that leads to love

Maureen Johnson Launches a Mystery Series | YA Audiobooks Publishing in January

Dark fairy tales, twisty mysteries, and a nonfiction account of the influenza pandemic of 1918