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Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How "The Graduate" Became the Touchstone of a Generation

Highly recommended for serious cineastes and fans. [See Prepub Alert, 5/15/17.]

Anne Bancroft

While not soaring literature, this standard biography is for devoted Bancroft fans.

Fress: Bold Flavors from a Jewish Kitchen

While there are a few standouts, Spitzer's workable recipes will likely fit the interests of busy home cooks. Strictly for extensive cooking collections.

On Turpentine Lane

A great addition to libraries that will appeal to longtime Lipman fans and attract many new ones. ["For someone nearing 40, Faith has her immature moments… But she is also gutsy in the clutch, and readers will be more than satisfied with Lipman's drive down this lane": LJ 11/1/16 review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Reminiscent of Amor Towles's Rules of Civility; listeners won't be blamed for wanting to return to Lillian Boxfish's New York. Magical.

Better Late Than Never

A fine addition for series fans and folks who enjoy modern cozies.

The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

Perry Mason fans and traditional mysteries and courtroom drama listeners will enjoy this classic.

A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our Planet

A fine addition to the growing library of alternative approaches to literalism in belief, this book is suitable for academic libraries, liberal churches, and individual seekers.

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