Jennifer Harris

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Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale

Expansive and compelling yet accessible, Mavor's work provides readers with a unique and thoughtful examination of her topic. Recommended for scholars, subject experts, and those with a strong interest in exploring the relationship among fairy tales, literature, and art.
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Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas

Succinct, engaging, and insightful, this book is an excellent supplement to collections on the topic. Recommended for both general interest readers and scholars.
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Bridging Worlds: Emerging Models and Practices of U.S. Academic Libraries Around the Globe

Readers should be advised that the majority of chapters concern NYU libraries, but overall, there's a wealth of valuable information and ideas here in an accessible, concise format. Recommended for academic librarians and information professionals. [See author Q&A, p. 129].
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The Norse Myths: A Guide to the Gods and Heroes

Concise and accessible, it successfully covers a broad range of topics. This book serves as an excellent primer on Norse mythology and is recommended for all readers interested in the subject.
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Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How To Achieve Real Reform

Timely and authoritative, Pfaff's discussion of mass incarceration provides a valuable and accessible addition to the prison reform narrative and an excellent analysis of the U.S. criminal justice system. Recommended for scholars and others interested in criminal justice and sociology.
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Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

Featuring a variety of scenarios, technologies, and considerations, this book provides readers with a valuable collection of writings on linked data. Recommended for readers interested in LIS and the history and methods of disseminating information in virtual environments.
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How the Wise Men Got to Chelm: The Life and Times of a Yiddish Folk Tradition

Thorough and accessible, this book is a welcome addition to Jewish and European history, literature, and folklore collections and is recommended for both specialists and general readers.
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Ireland's Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth

Scholarly, complete, and engaging, this volume will complement existing works on the topic. Strongly recommended for students, scholars, and fans of Irish mythology and literature.
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Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition

This valuable collection of tales is recommended for both scholars and readers with a general interest in fairy tales and French literature.

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