LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2017

With thoroughly documented and imaginative chapters, American Watercolor will have wide appeal; a well-turned-out roundup of 16 new fashion and art titles; Danticat's brave work interrogates The Art of Death with insight and warmth; satisfying recipes for upscale as well as down-home entertaining
Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the June 1, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Starred reviews are indicated with **. Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: LJ is seeking summer and fall football books for a roundup in the August 2017 issue. Please include with your submissions author, title, publisher, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, and formats available (print, ebook). Deadline is June 2.
ARTS & HUMANITIES CRAFTS/DIY Art Instruction Evenson, Susan. Drawing Calm: Relax, Refresh, Refocus with 20 Drawing, Painting, and Collage Workshops Inspired by Klimt, Klee, Monet, and More. Quarry: Quarto. Apr. 2017. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781631591488. pap. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781631594007. ART INSTRUCTION **Kay, Julia L. Portrait Revolution: Inspiration from Around the World For Creating Art in Multiple Mediums and Styles. Watson-Guptill: Crown. Apr. 2017. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781607749967. pap. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781607749974. ART INSTRUCTION Crafts Hamilton, Sian. Wedding Jewelry: 30 Inspirational Designs To Make. Guild of Master Craftsman. Apr. 2017. 144p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784943301. pap. $19.95. CRAFTS DIY **Carozzi, Ingrid with Eva Nyqvist.  Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements. Abrams. Mar. 2017. 160p. illus. photos by Paul Brissman. ISBN 9781419723896. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781683350064. DIY Gutierrez, Annette Goliti & Mary Gary. Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers. Timber. May 2017. 228p. illus. index. ISBN 9781604696974. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781604698084. DIY Fiber Crafts Ford, Joan. The Versatile Nine Patch: 18 Fresh Designs for a Favorite Quilt Block. Taunton. Apr. 2017. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781631866753. pap. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS Boutique-Sha. Happy Hexies: 12 Hand Pieced Hexagon Projects To Stitch & Love. Zakka Workshop. May 2017. 80p. tr. from Japanese by Kyoko Matthews. illus. ISBN 9781940552309. pap. $16.99. FIBER CRAFTS Morgan, Leonie. 40 Colorful Afghans To Crochet: A Collection of Eye-Popping Stitch Patterns, Blocks & Projects. Griffin: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781250125064. pap. $21.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250125071. FIBER CRAFTS Nerjordet, Arne & Carlos Zachrison. Field Guide to Knitted Birds: Over 40 Handmade Projects To Liven Up Your Roost. Trafalgar Square. Mar. 2017. 176p. tr. from Norwegian. illus. photos by Ragnar Hartvig. ISBN 9781570768231. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS Madame Zsazsa. The Skirt Emporium: Sew 25 Fun and Fabulous Designs for All Sizes and Ages, with Ideas for Many More. Search. May 2017. 160p. tr. from Dutch. illus. index. ISBN 9781782214106. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS Szkutnicka, Basia. Flats: Technical Drawing for Fashion; A Complete Guide. 2d ed. Laurence King. Feb. 2017. 256p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781780678375. pap. $50. FIBER CRAFTS Interior Design Buckingham, Julia with Judith Nasatir. Modernique: Inspiring Interiors Mixing Vintage and Modern Style. Abrams. Apr. 2017. 288p. photos. ISBN 9781419724817. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781683350828. INTERIOR DESIGN Fine Arts Cassidy, Donna & others. Marsden Hartley’s Maine. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mar. 2017. 184p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781588396136. $50. FINE ARTS Dantzic, Jerry & others. Jerry Dantzic: Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill. Thames & Hudson. Apr. 2017. 144p. photos. ISBN 9780500544655. $40. PHOTOG Foster, Kathleen A. American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent. Yale Univ. Mar. 2017. 496p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300225891. $65. FINE ARTS Friend, Andy. Ravilious & Co.: The Pattern of Friendship. Thames & Hudson. Jul. 2017. 320p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500239551. $40. FINE ARTS Lew, Christopher Y. & Mia Locks. Whitney Biennial 2017. Yale Univ. Mar. 2017. 256p. illus. ISBN 9780300223095. pap. $45. FINE ARTS Newhouse, Victoria. Chaos and Culture: Renzo Piano Building Workshop and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Monacelli. May 2017. 240p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781580934886. $50. ARCH Literature Allen, Jenny. Would Everybody Please Stop? Reflections on Life and Other Bad Ideas. Sarah Crichton: Farrar. Jun. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9780374118327. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780374709501. HUMOR Berkowitz, Joe. Away with Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions. Harper Perennial. Jun. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780062495600. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062495624. LIT **Hofler, Robert. Money, Murder, and Dominick Dunne: A Life in Several Acts. Univ. of Wisconsin. Apr. 2017. 352p. photos. filmog. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780299311506. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780299311582. LIT Kleinzahler, August. Sallies, Romps, Portraits, and Send-Offs: Selected Prose, 2000–2016. Farrar. May 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780374282097. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780374715939. LIT **Worsley, Lucy. Jane Austen at Home: A Biography. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 400p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250131607. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250131614. LIT Performing Arts Aikman, Becky. Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge. Penguin Pr. Jun. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594206719. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698405639. FILM Bragg, Billy. Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World. Faber & Faber. Jun. 2017. 464p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780571327744. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780571327768. MUSIC Duchan, Joshua S. Billy Joel: America’s Piano Man. Rowman & Littlefield. Jun. 2017. 200p. index. ISBN 9781442242050. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781442242067. MUSIC Owen, Michael. Go Slow: The Life of Julie London. Chicago Review. Jul. 2017. 336p. photos. discog. filmog. notes. ISBN 9781613738573. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781613738597. BIOG **Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z. Library of America. May 2017. 580p. ed. by Jonathan Lethem & Kevin Dettmar. index. ISBN 9781598535310. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781598535327. MUSIC Sports & Recreation Blake, James & Carol Taylor. Ways of Grace: Stories of Activism, Adversity, and How Sports Can Bring Us Together. Harper. Jun. 2017. 240p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062354525. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062354549. SPORTS Heminsley, Alexandra. Leap In: A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will To Swim. Pegasus. Jul. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9781681774336. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681774862. SPORTS McEnroe, John. But Seriously. Little, Brown. Jun. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780316324892. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780316324878. SPORTS Piniella, Lou & Bill Madden. Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Sweet Spot of Baseball. Harper. May 2017. 352p. ISBN 9780062660794. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062660817. SPORTS **Sandomir, Richard. The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic. Hachette. Jun. 2017. 304p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780316355056. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316355162. SPORTS Tyson, Mike & Larry Sloman. Iron Ambition: My Life with Cus D’Amato. Blue Rider: Penguin. May 2017. 480p. ISBN 9780399177033. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698413092. SPORTS
WELL TURNED OUT: ART AND FASHION TITLES WALK THE RUNWAY Anderson, Fiona. Tweed. Bloomsbury Pr. (Textiles That Changed the World). Dec. 2016. 232p. ed. by Linda Welters. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781845206963. $114; pap. ISBN 9781845206970. $34.95. **Colors in Fashion. Bloomsbury Pr. Nov. 2016. 256p. ed. by Jonathan Faiers & Mary Westerman. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781474273688. $114; ebk. ISBN 9781474273718. DEC ARTS Corn, Wanda M. Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern. Prestel. Mar. 2017. 320p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9783791356013. $60. FINE ARTS **Engel, Allison & others. ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper’s Guide to Smart Fashion. Charlesbridge. Sept. 2017. 224p. photos. ISBN 9781623545024. $15.99. DEC ARTS Heck, Erik Madigan & others. Erik Madigan Heck: Old Future. Abrams. Mar. 2017. 160p. photos. ISBN 9781419725913. $45. DEC ARTS Hill, Colleen. Paris Refashioned, 1957–1968. Yale Univ. Feb. 2017. 252p. photos. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780300226072. $55. DEC ARTS Kelly, Simon & Esther Bell. Degas, Impressionism, and the Millinery Trade. Prestel. Mar. 2017. 296p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9783791356211. $75. FINE ARTS London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers, One City. Phaidon. Feb. 2017. 608p. ed. by Tania Fares & Sarah Mower. photos. ISBN 9780714873350. $100. DEC ARTS Piazza, Arianna. Fashion 150: 150 Years, 150 Designers. Laurence King. Oct. 2016. 536p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781780676203. $65. DEC ARTS Possémé, Evelyne & others. Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection. Thames & Hudson. Apr. 2017. 256p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500519479. $75. DEC ARTS **Ribeiro, Aileen. Clothing Art: The Visual Culture of Fashion, 1600–1914. Yale Univ. Feb. 2017. 582p. illus. ISBN 9780300119077. DEC ARTS  **Sims, Josh. Men of Style. Laurence King. Nov. 2016. 192p. photos. ISBN 9781780678641. pap. $29.95. DEC ARTS Young, Caroline & Ann Martin. Tartan + Tweed. Frances Lincoln. Feb. 2017. 240p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780711238220. $35. DEC ARTS SHORT TAKES Markowitz, Yvonne J & Elizabeth Hamilton. Oscar Heyman: The Jewelers’ Jeweler. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Apr. 2017. 160p. illus. ISBN 9780878468362. $45. DEC ARTS Weir-de La Rochefoucauld, Juliet. Lydia Courteille: Extraordinary Jewellery of Imagination and Dreams. Antique Collectors’ Club. Nov. 2016. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781851498376. $75. DEC ARTS Wilcox, Claire with Elizabeth Currie. Bags. Thames & Hudson. (V&A Accessories).May 2017. 160p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500519370. $24.95. DEC ARTS


Agriculture Collins, Britt. Strays: A Lost Cat, a Homeless Man, and Their Journey Across America. Atria. Jul. 2017. 272p. ISBN 9781501122590. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781501122606. PETS Lederman, Larry & others. The Rockefeller Family Gardens: An American Legacy. Monacelli. Apr. 2017. 200p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781580934879. $50. GARDENING Home Economics **Aron, Jules. Vegan Cheese: Simple, Delicious Plant-Based Recipes. Countryman. Jun. 2017. 192p. photos. index. ISBN 9781581574036. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781581575392. COOKING **Phipps, Catherine. Citrus: 150 Recipes Celebrating the Sweet and the Sour. Hardie Grant. Apr. 2017. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9781849499002. $29.99. COOKING Shapiro, Laura. What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories. Viking. Jul. 2017. 320p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780525427643. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698178946. COOKING Sciences Kingsnorth, Paul. Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays. Graywolf. Aug. 2017. 296p. ISBN 9781555977801. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781555979720. SCI Lougheed, Kathryn. Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis. Bloomsbury Sigma. Sept. 2017. 272p. index. ISBN 9781472930330. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781472930361. SCI MacNeal, David. Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 320p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250095503. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250095510. NAT HIST Mahaffey, James. Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science. Pegasus. Jun. 2017. 400p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681774213. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681774800. SCI Nabhan, David. Earthquake Prediction: Dawn of the New Seismology. Skyhorse. Jun. 2017. 240p. illus. index. ISBN 9781510720978. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781510720985. SCI O’Connell, Mark. The Close Encounters Man: How One Man Made the World Believe in UFOs. Dey St: HarperCollins. Jun. 2017. 416p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780062484178. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062484185. SCI Technology Klimburg, Alexander. The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace. Penguin Pr. Jul. 2017. 432p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594206665. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780698402768. TECH Soni, Jimmy & Rob Goodman. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age. S. & S. Jul. 2017. 384p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476766683. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781476766706. TECH


Biography **Blum, Deborah Beatriz. Coming of Age: The Sexual Awakening of Margaret Mead. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 336p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250055729. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466859494. BIOG **Gay, Roxane. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body. Harper. Jun. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780062362599. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062362605. BIOG **It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. Potomac. Jul. 2017. 376p. ed. by Jerri Bell & Tracy Crow. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781612348315. $32.95. BIOG Lourie, Richard. Putin: His Downfall and Russia’s Coming Crash. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 288p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780312538088. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250135964. BIOG Mock, Janet. Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me. Atria. Jun. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781501145797. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501145810. BIOG **Mulley, Clare. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 496p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250063670. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250133168. HIST Communications **Danticat, Edwidge. The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story. Graywolf. (Art of). Jul. 2017. 160p. ISBN 9781555977771. pap. $14; ebk. ISBN 9781555979690. COMM Economics Kennedy, Mark R. Shapeholders: Business Success in the Age of Activism. Columbia Univ. May 2017. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780231180566. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9780231542784. BUS Nour, David. Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration. St. Martin’s. May 2017. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781250103024. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250103031. BUS Education Blanchard, Ken & Claire Diaz-Ortiz. One Minute Mentoring: How To Find and Work with a Mentor—And Why You’ll Benefit from Being One. Morrow. May 2017. 160p. ISBN 9780062429308. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062429285. CAREERS Murphy, Mark. Truth at Work: The Science of Delivering Tough Messages. McGraw-Hill. May 2017. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9781260011852. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781260011869. CAREERS History Alexievich, Svetlana. The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II. Random. Jul. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9780399588723. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780399588730. HIST Arnold, Catharine. Edward VII: The Prince of Wales and the Women He Loved. St. Martin’s. Jul. 2017. 304p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250069146. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466877948. HIST Boyd, Herb. Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination. Amistad: HarperCollins. Jun. 2017. 432p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062346629. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062346643. HIST Clarke, Peter. The Locomotive of War: Money, Empire, Power, and Guilt. Bloomsbury. Jul. 2017. 432p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781620406601. $30. HIST Henderson, Bruce. Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army To Fight Hitler. Morrow. Jul. 2017. 448p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062419095. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062419118. HIST Kaplan, Fred. Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War. Harper. Jun. 2017. 416p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062440006. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062440013. HIST Lineberry, Cate. Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls’ Escape from Slavery to Union Hero. St. Martin’s. Jun. 2017. 288p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781250101860. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250101877. HIST Miéville, China. October: The Story of the Russian Revolution. Verso. May 2017. 384p. maps. index. ISBN 9781784782771. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781784782795. HIST Norton, Elizabeth. The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History. Pegasus. Jul. 2017. 416p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681774404. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681774909. HIST Law & Crime Eisinger, Jesse. The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails To Prosecute Executives. S. & S. Jul. 2017. 400p. notes. index. ISBN 9781501121364. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781501121388. CRIME Murnick, Carolyn. The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder. S. & S. Jun. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781451625813. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781451625837. CRIME Political Science Bardenwerper, Will. The Prisoner in His Palace: Saddam Hussein, His American Guards, and What History Leaves Unsaid. Scribner. Jun. 2017. 272p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501117831. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501117855. POL SCI **Graff, Garrett M. Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan To Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die. S. & S. May 2017. 560p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476735405. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781476735450. POL SCI Minchin, Timothy J. Labor Under Fire: A History of the AFL-CIO since 1979. Univ.of North Carolina. May 2017. 440p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781469632988. $39.95; ebk. ISBN 9781469632995. POL SCI Professional Media Open Book: A Librarian’s Guide to Academic Publishing. Mission Bell Media. Sept. 2016. 240p. ed. by James Wiser & Rolf A. Janke. index. ISBN 9780997175714. pap. $49.95. PRO MEDIA Smith, A. Arro. Capturing Our Stories: An Oral History of Librarianship in Transition. ALA. Jan. 2017. 202p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780838914618. pap. $45. PRO MEDIA Soehner, Catherine B. & Ann Darling. Effective Difficult Conversations: A Step-By-Step Guide. ALA. Feb. 2017. 111p. index. ISBN 9780838914953. pap. $38. PRO MEDIA Psychology **Prinstein, Mitch. Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World. Viking. Jun. 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780399563737. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399563744. PSYCH Tannen, Deborah. You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships. Ballantine. May 2017. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781101885802. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101885819. PSYCH Ulmer, Kristen. The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What To Do Instead. Harper Wave. Jun. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780062423412. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062423436. PSYCH Yusim, Anna. Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. Grand Central Life & Style. Jun. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781455596799. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781455596782. SELF-HELP Social Science **Abu-Jamal, Mumia. Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? City Lights. Jun. 2017. 144p. ISBN 9780872867383. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9780872867390. SOC SCI **Duffy, Brooke Erin. (Not) Getting Paid To Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work. Yale Univ. Jun. 2017. 320p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300218176. $35. SOC SCI Klam, Julie. The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them. Riverhead. Jul. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9781594631368. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781101611180. SOC SCI **Klosterman, Chuck. Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century. Blue Rider: Penguin. May 2017. 464p. ISBN 9780399184154. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399184178. SOC SCI Petersen, Anne Helen. Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman. Plume. Jun. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780399576850. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780399576867. SOC SCI Travel & Geography Esterhammer, Karin. So Happiness To Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam. Prospect Park. Jul. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781938849978. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781938849985. TRAV
PATHS TO PARIS Lesbros, Dominique. Curiosities of Paris: An idiosyncratic guide to overlooked delights... hidden in plain sight. Little Bookroom. May 2017. 240p. tr. from French by Simon Beaver. photos. maps. index. ISBN 9781681371108. pap. $22.95. TRAV A Paris All Your Own: Bestselling Women Writers in the City of Light. Penguin Pr. Jul. 2017. 304p. ed. by Eleanor Brown. ISBN 9780399574474. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780399574481. TRAV


HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY Carrón, Julián. Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom. Univ. of Notre Dame. (Catholic Ideas for a Secular World). May 2017. 246p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780268101978. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780268102005. REL The Ecumenism of Beauty. Paraclete. (Mount Tabor). Apr. 2017. 128p. ed. by Timothy Verdon. illus. ISBN 9781612619248. $28.99. REL González, Justo L. A Brief History of Sunday: From the New Testament to the New Creation. Eerdmans. May 2017. 160p. notes. ISBN 9780802874719. pap. $16. REL Halbertal, Moshe & Stephen Holmes. The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel. Princeton Univ. May 2017. 232p. notes. ISBN 9780691174624. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781400884896. REL Zaslow, David. Reimagining Exodus: A Story of Freedom. Paraclete. Mar. 2017. 256p. illus. notes. ISBN 9781612617800. pap. $17.99. REL Sociology of Religion Kapic, Kelly M. Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering. IVP Academic. Jun. 2017. 192p. notes. index. ISBN 9780830851799. pap. $18. REL Mathews, Alice. Gender Roles and the People of God: Rethinking What We Were Taught About Men and Women in the Church. Zondervan. Apr. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9780310529392. pap. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9780310529408. REL Mulder, Mark T. & others. Latino Protestants in America: Growing and Diverse. Rowman & Littlefield. Mar. 2017. 218p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442256545. $38; ebk. ISBN 9781442256552. REL Wytsma, Ken. The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege. IVP. Jun. 2017. 208p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780830844821. $18; ebk. ISBN 9780830881086. REL Memoirs & Biographies Curry, Candice. The Con Man’s Daughter: A Story of Lies, Desperation, and Finding God. Baker. May 2017. 208p. ISBN 9780801019616. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9781493409297. MEMOIR **Schott, Hanna. Love in a Time of Hate: The Story of Andre and Magda Trocmé and the Village That Said No to the Nazis. Herald. Jun. 2017. 270p. photos. ISBN 9781513801254. pap. $16.99. BIOG  

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