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Sonia Delaunay: Living Art

While scholarly in tone with extensive footnotes, this beautifully designed book is readable and includes many handsome images. Recommended to readers who are interested in both the fine and decorative arts of the 20th century made by a remarkable artist.

Dorothea Lange: Seeing People

A focused look at Lange’s extraordinary, nearly 50-year career through the lens of her portraiture. Recommended for art and large libraries and local collections.

Vagabond Princess: The Great Adventures of Gulbadan

An important portrait of a 16th-century Muslim woman that stresses the active role royal women played in politics, religion, and the arts. For readers interested in Islamic and Asian history.

Women Artists Together: Art in the Age of Women’s Liberation

Deeply researched with extensive endnotes, this is a challenging but worthwhile read for scholars of the art and social activism of the ’70s.

Remotely: Travels in the Binge of TV

This may be Thomson’s most engaging book yet. His exceptional work fizzes with ideas about how media shapes what viewers see.

Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History

Historians and biologists will enjoy this thoughtful history of how the animal kingdom was mapped out and how people are still discovering their place within it.

The Body of the Soul: Stories

For libraries trying to build a world literature collection, or looking for something new in the short story genre, this collection could be a perfect addition.

The Student: A Short History

A brilliant exposition on students by an eminent scholar in the realm of psychology. Add to education and psychology collections.

After the Nazis: The Story of Culture in West Germany

Kater’s book will appeal to social-history readers and to those interested in how societies grapple with historical atrocities.

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