Nonfiction on Soviet & Latin American Art, Fashion Then & Now, Bruce Lee, Julian of Norwich, Omega-3s, the Soul of America | Review Alert: June 1, 2018

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Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the June 1, 2018, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

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Arts & Humanities

Fine Arts

Baskind, Samantha. The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture. Pennsylvania State Univ. Feb. 2018. 328p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780271078700. $44.95. FINE ARTS

Beckwith, Naomi & Valerie Cassel Oliver. Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen. Prestel. Mar. 2018. 276p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9783791357379. $60. FINE ARTS

Dernie, David. Victor Horta: The Architect of Art Nouveau. Thames & Hudson. May 2018. 256p. illus. photos by Alastair Carew-Cox. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780500343234. $60. ARCH

Soviet Art

Moscow Design Museum. Designed in the USSR: 1950–1989. Phaidon. Apr. 2018. 240p. illus. index. ISBN 9780714875576. $39.95. FINE ARTS

Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary. Getty. Feb. 2018. 160p. ed. by Cristina Cuevas-Wolf & Isotta Poggi. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781606065396. $49.95. FINE ARTS

Latin American Artists

Greet, Michele. Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris Between the Wars. Yale Univ. Mar. 2018. 296p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780300228427. $60. FINE ARTS

Velasquez, Roxana. Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection. Ediciones El Viso. Mar. 2018. 208p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9788494746666. $45. FINE ARTS

Ready-To-Wear & Ready-To-Read: books always in fashion

**Banks, Jeffrey & Doria de la Chapelle. Norell: Master of American Fashion. Rizzoli. Feb. 2018. 224p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780847861248. $65. DEC ARTS

Benaïm, Laurence. Fashion and Versailles. Flammarion. Feb. 2018. 240p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9782080203359. $65. DEC ARTS

**Burton, Roger K. Rebel Threads: Clothing of the Bad, Beautiful & Misunderstood. Laurence King. 2017. 328p. illus. index. ISBN 9781786270948. $50. DEC ARTS

**Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Thames & Hudson. 2017. 368p. ed. by Florence Müller & Fabien Baron. illus. notes. ISBN 9780500021545. $65. DEC ARTS

Day, Carolyn. Consumptive Chic: A History of Beauty, Fashion, and Disease. Bloomsbury Academic. 2017. 208p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781350009370. pap. $31.95; ebk. ISBN 9781350009400. DEC ARTS

Fairer, Robert & Claire Wilcox . John Galliano: Unseen. Yale Univ. 2017. 362p. photos by Robert Fairer. ISBN 9780300228953. $60. DEC ARTS

Hardy, Joanna. Ruby: The King of Gems. Thames & Hudson. 2017. 268p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9780500519417. $125. DEC ARTS

The Hidden History of American Fashion: Rediscovering 20th-Century Women Designers. Bloomsbury USA. Feb. 2018. 272p. ed. by Nancy Deihl. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781350000469. pap. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781350000483. DEC ARTS

Petkanas, Christopher. Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent. St. Martin’s. Apr. 2018. 512p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250051691. $45; ebk. ISBN 9781250161420. BIOG

Vreeland, Lisa Immordino. Love, Cecil: A Journey with Cecil Beaton. Abrams. 2017. 256p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781419726606. $50. DEC ARTS

Short Takes

**Battaglia, Giovanna. Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion. Rizzoli. 2017. 224p. photos. ISBN 9780847858392. $39.95. DEC ARTS

Know-It-All Fashion: The 50 Key Modes, Garments, and Designers, Each Explained in Under a Minute. Wellfleet. Apr. 2018. 160p. ed. by Rebecca Arnold. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781577151746. pap. $14.95. DEC ARTS

Lynn, Eleri. Tudor Fashion: Dress at Court. Yale Univ. 2017. 208p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300228274. $45. DEC ARTS

Meylan, Vincent. Bulgari: Treasures of Rome. ACC. Feb. 2018. 296p. illus. index. ISBN 9781851498796. $95. DEC ARTs

North, Susan. 18th-Century Fashion in Detail. Thames & Hudson. Jun. 2018. 224p. illus. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780500292631. $40. DEC ARTS

**Asome, Carolyn. Vogue Essentials: Handbags. illus. index. ISBN 9781840917666.

Fox, Chloe. Vogue Essentials: Little Black Dress. ISBN 9781840917659.

ea. vol: Octopus. (Vogue Essentials). Apr. 2018. 160p. photos. $20. DEC ARTS

Asome, Carolyn. Vogue on Jean Paul Gaultier. ISBN 9781849499699.

Cosgrave, Bronwyn. Vogue on Chanel. ISBN 9781849491112.

Fraser-Cavassoni, Natasha. Vogue on Calvin Klein. ISBN 9781849499705.

Sinclair, Charlotte. Vogue on Gianni Versace. ISBN 9781849495530.

ea. vol.: Hardie Grant. (Vogue on Designers). 2017. 160p. illus. bibliog. index. $19.99. DEC ARTS


Bloom, Harold. Iago: The Strategies of Evil. Scribner. May 2018. 160p. ISBN 9781501164224. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781501164248. LIT

Theroux, Paul. Figures in a Landscape: People & Places. Houghton Harcourt. May 2018. 416p. ISBN 9780544870307. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780544866669. LIT

**Trilling, Lionel. Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling. Farrar. Sept. 2018. 464p. ed. by Adam Kirsch. notes. index. ISBN 9780374185152. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780374719333. LIT

Performing Arts

Campion, James. Accidentally Like a Martyr: The Tortured Art of Warren Zevon. Backbeat. Jun. 2018. 272p. photos. index. ISBN 9781617136726. pap. $24.99. MUSIC

Major Dudes: A Steely Dan Companion. Overlook. Jun. 2018. 336p. ed. by Barney Hoskyns. photos. index. ISBN 9781468316278. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781468316285. MUSIC

**Polly, Matthew. Bruce Lee: A Life. S. & S. Jun. 2018. 672p. photos. filmog. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781501187629. $35; pap. ISBN 9781982100087. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781501187643. BIOG

Stein, Seymour with Gareth Murphy. Siren Song: My Life in Music. St. Martin’s. Jun. 2018. 352p. photos. index. ISBN 9781250081018. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250116857. AUTOBIOG

**Suchet, John. Verdi: The Man Revealed. Pegasus. Jul. 2018. 288p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781681777689. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681778297. MUSIC

Sports & Recreation

Benedict, Jeff & Armen Keteyian. Tiger Woods. S. & S. Mar. 2018. 512p. notes. index. ISBN 9781501126420. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781501126475. SPORTS

Bercovici, Jeff. Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age. Houghton Harcourt. May 2018. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9780544809987. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544935327. SPORTS

Ruck, Rob. Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL. New Pr. Jul. 2018. 320p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781620973370. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781620973387. SPORTS

Science & Technology


Jenkins, Steve & others. Happily Ever Esther: Two Men, a Wonder Pig, and Their Life-Changing Mission To Give Animals a Home. Grand Central. Jul. 2018. 240p. ISBN 9781538728147. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781538728123. PETS

Health & Medicine

Coomer, Sarah Hays. Physical Disobedience: An Unruly Guide to Health and Stamina for the Modern Feminist. Seal. Aug. 2018. 272p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781500857738. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9781580057745. HEALTH

Home Economics

Vetri, Marc & David Joachim. Mastering Pizza: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pizza, Focaccia, and Calzone. Ten Speed: Crown. Aug. 2018. 272p. photos. index. ISBN 9780399579226. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9780399579233. COOKING


Broks, Paul. The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Stars: A Neuropsychologist’s Odyssey Through Consciousness. Crown. Jul. 2018. 304p. bibliog. ISBN 9780307985798. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780307985804. SCI

Goldfarb, Ben. Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. Chelsea Green. Jul. 2018. 304p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9781603587396. $24.95. NAT HIST

**Greenberg, Paul. The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet. Penguin Pr. Jul. 2018. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781594206344. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780698183469. NAT HIST

Hanson, Thor. Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees. Basic. Jul. 2018. 304p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465052615. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780465098804. NAT HIST

Kinch, Michael. Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity. Pegasus. Jul. 2018. 360p. notes. index. ISBN 9781681777511. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681778204. SCI

**Ross, John F. The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell’s Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West. Viking. Jul. 2018. 400p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780525429876. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780698409989. NAT HIST

Ujifusa, Steven. Barons of the Sea: And Their Race To Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ship. S. & S. Jul. 2018. 448p. notes. index. ISBN 9781476745978. $29.99; ebk. ISBN 9781476745992. SCI

**Woodhouse, Keith Makoto. The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism. Columbia Univ. Jun. 2018. 392p. notes. index. ISBN 9780231165884. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780231547154. NAT HIST

Social Sciences


Dahl, Linda D. Tooth and Nail: The Making of a Female Fight Doctor. Hanover Square: Harlequin. Jul. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9781335017475. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781488095337. MEMOIR

Delgadillo, Charles. Crusader for Democracy: The Political Life of William Allen White. Univ. Pr. of Kansas. May 2018. 304p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780700626380. $34.95. BIOG

Guerrero, Jean. Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir. One World. Jul. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780399592393. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399592409. memoir

**Moore, Michael Scott. The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast. Harper Wave. Jul. 2018. 464p. ISBN 9780062449177. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062449191. memoir


Ambinder, Marc. The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983. S. & S. Jul. 2018. 384p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781476760377. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781476760391. HIST

DeFelice, Jim. West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express. HarperCollins. May 2018. 320p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062496768. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062496799. HIST

Gibler, John. Torn from the World: A Guerrilla’s Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico. City Lights. Jul. 2018. 180p. notes. ISBN 9780872867529. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9780872867833. HIST

Jones, Seth G. A Covert Action: Reagan, the Cia, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland. Norton. Jul. 2018. 320p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780393247008. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393247015. HIST

Lehman, John. Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea. Norton. Jun. 2018. 352p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780393254259. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393254266. HIST

**Meacham, Jon. The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels. Random. May 2018. 416p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780399589812. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780399589836. HIST

**Mulloy, Darren J. Enemies of the State: The Radical Right in America from FDR to Trump. Rowman & Littlefield. Jul. 2018. 208p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781442276512. $34. HIST

Taylor, Cory. How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi. Prometheus. Jun. 2018. 295p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781633884359. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781633884366. HIST

Law & Crime

Brottman, Mikita. An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere. Holt. Nov. 2018. 288p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781250169143. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781250169150. CRIME

Calls for reform

Lerner-Wren, Ginger with Rebecca A. Eckland. A Court of Refuge: Stories from the Bench of America’s First Mental Health Court. Beacon. Mar. 2018. 208p. notes. ISBN 9780807086988. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780807086995. LAW

Roth, Alisa. Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness. Basic. Apr. 2018. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9780465094196. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780465094202. LAW

Political Science

Laqueur, Walter & Christopher Wall. The Future of Terrorism: ISIS, Al-Qaeda, and the Alt-Right. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2018. 272p. ISBN 9781250142511. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250142528. POL SCI

**McFaul, Michael. From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia. Houghton Harcourt. May 2018. 528p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780544716247. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780544716254. POL SCI

**Reel, Monte. A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the CIA’s Secret War. Doubleday. May 2018. 352p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385540209. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385540216. POL SCI

Runciman, David. How Democracy Ends. Basic. Jun. 2018. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9781541616783. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781541616790. POL SCI

Professional Media

Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Decision-Making in the Age of Open Access, Maker Spaces, and the Ever-Changing Library. ACRL. Feb. 2018. 440p. ed. by Peter D. Fernandez & Kelly Tilton. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780838989395. pap. $88. PRO MEDIA

**Dowd, Ryan J. The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone. ALA. Jan. 2018. 248p. index. ISBN 9780838916261. pap. $57. PRO MEDIA

Hastings, Robin M. Planning Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery for Digital Assets: The Innovative Librarian’s Guide. Libraries Unlimited: Teacher Ideas. 2017. 130p. index. ISBN 9781440842382. $55. PRO MEDIA

Social Science

Corchado, Alfredo. Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration. Bloomsbury Pr. May 2018. 304p. notes. ISBN 9781632865540. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781632865564. SOC SCI

Crime and Social Justice in Indian Country. Univ. of Arizona. (Indigenous Justice). Apr. 2018. 216p. ed. by Marianne O. Nielsen & Karen Jarratt-Snider. index. ISBN 9780816537815. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780816538393. SOC SCI

**Duberman, Martin. Has the Gay Movement Failed? Univ. of California. Jun. 2018. 272p. ISBN 9780520298866. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9780520970847. SOC SCI

Garretson, Jeremiah J. The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion. New York Univ. Jun. 2018. 352p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781479850075. pap. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781479881925. SOC SCI

**Griswold, Eliza. Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America. Farrar. Jun. 2018. 336p. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780374103118. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374713713. SOC SCI

Quart, Alissa. Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America. Ecco: HarperCollins. Jun. 2018. 320p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780062412256. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062412270. SOC SCI

The Future of Flint

Clark, Anna. The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy. Metropolitan: Holt. Jul. 2018. 320p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781250125149. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781250125156. SOC SCI

.Hanna-Attisha, Mona. What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. One World. Jun. 2018. 384p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9780399590832. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780399590849. SOC SCI

Travel & Geography

**Atkins, William. The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places. Doubleday. Jul. 2018. 384p. photos. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385539883. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385539890. TRAV

Mayle, Peter. My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now. Knopf. Jun. 2018. 192p. photos. ISBN 9780451494528. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780451494535. TRAV/MEMOIR

Spirituality & Religion

History and philosophy

Crooks, James. We Find Ourselves Put to the Test: A Reading of the Book of Job. McGill-Queen’s Univ. May 2018. 184p. notes. ISBN 9780773553156. $29.95. REL

Jacobs, Alan. The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis. Oxford Univ. Aug. 2018. 280p. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780190864651. $29.95. HIST

O’Malley, John W. Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church. Belknap: Harvard Univ. May 2018. 320p. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780674979987. $24.95. REL

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. A Palace of Pearls: The Stories of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. Oxford Univ. Aug. 2018. 456p. ed. by Howard Schwartz. illus. by Zann Jacobrown. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9780190243562. $34.95. REL

Stanley, Brian. Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History. Princeton Univ. Jul. 2018. 504p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691157108. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781400890316. REL

Weil, Simone. Love in the Void: Where God Finds Us. Plough. Apr. 2018. 134p. ed. by Laurie Gagne. ISBN 9780874868302. pap. $8. REL

Memoirs & Biographies

Hall, Amy Laura. Laughing at the Devil: Seeing the World with Julian of Norwich. Duke Univ. Aug. 2018. 144p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781478000259. pap. $18.95. BIOG

Jones, Allan. Beyond Vision: Going Blind, Inner Seeing, and the Nature of the Self. McGill-Queen’s Univ. Jun. 2018. 400p. notes. ISBN 9780773552852. $34.95. BIOG

Rolf, Veronica Mary. An Explorer’s Guide to Julian of Norwich. IVP. Jun. 2018. 170p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780830850884. pap. $18. BIOG

Stone, Rachel Marie. Birthing Hope: Giving Fear to the Light. IVP. May 2018. 224p. notes. ISBN 9780830845330. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780830887019. MEMOIR

Advice & Self-Help

Kamin, Ben. The Blessing of Sorrow: Turning Grief into Healing. Central Recovery. Jul. 2018. 240p. ISBN 9781942094654. pap. $17.95. REL

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