Best Books 2014: Core Nonfiction

The best nonfiction of 2014, as chosen by Library Journal’s columnists

Unreliables, Trains, Spools, Girls, and Help for the Haunted | What We’re Reading

Here’s what LJ staffers can’t stop reading this week.

Still Scared | What We’re Reading

Sharp Objects

LJ and School Library Journal staffers’ post-Halloween reads and some guest appearances by a debut author and book review journalists

Nonfiction: America 1844, Dunham, Matisse, Geronimo, Dogs, Dietrich von Hildebrand | Xpress Reviews

Our country in 1844, learning from Dunham, Matisse’s sculpture and society, shamanism and Apache medical tradition, a sweetly told dog story (as told by the dog), a new voice on the record of German resistance

Video Reviews | November 1, 2013

Reviews of Koch, Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home, and Girls: The Complete Second Season, plus a full list of Video reviews from the November 1, 2013 issue.

Pop Culture Advisory: Frances Ha

Films, television, books, and a web comic by, for, and about Millennials.