LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, October 1, 2017

May Morris is an excellent resource for art history students but may be too specific for public libraries; new photography titles explore the essentials of the medium; highly recommended presidential picks; an affecting and personal look into the experiences of minor migrants; chef Waters comes of age in Coming to My Senses
Below is a list of Nonfiction titles to be reviewed in the October 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.

arts & humanities



Moorhouse, Faye. Playful Painting: Pets; More Than 20 Fun and Clever Projects for Animal Lovers. Walter Foster: Quarto. Sept. 2017. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781633223387. pap. $21.95. ART INSTRUCTION Wynne, Patricia J. Classic Sketchbook: Cats; Secrets of Observational Drawing. Rockport: Quarto. Jul. 2017. 112p. illus. ISBN 9781631592942. pap. $19.99. ART INSTRUCTION


Hantke, Laura Sofie & Lucas Grassmann. Kitchen Lithography: Hand Printing at Home; From Buttons and Bags to Postcards and Pillowcases. Princeton Architectural. Oct. 2017. 120p. tr. from German. illus. ISBN 9781616896232. pap. $21.95. CRAFTS Norris, Rachel. Mastering Wirework Jewelry: 15 Intricate Designs To Create. Guild of Master Craftsman. Aug. 2017. 288p. illus. index. ISBN 9781784943318. pap. $24.95. CRAFTS Pascual, Paula & others. Day of the Dead: 20 Creative Projects To Make for Your Party or Celebration. Barron’s. Sept. 2017. 96p. illus. index. ISBN 9781438011011. pap. $12.99. CRAFTS

Fiber Crafts

Brandvig, Jera. Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage: 51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods. Stash: C&T. Sept. 2017. 144p. illus. ISBN 9781617454721. pap. $21.95; ebk. ISBN 9781617454738. FIBER CRAFTS Higuchi, Yumiko. Simply Stitched with Appliqué: Embroidery Motifs and Projects with Linen, Cotton and Felt. Zakka Workshop. Oct. 2017. 112p. tr. from Japanese by Kyoko Matthews. illus. ISBN 9781940552323. pap. $19.99. FIBER CRAFTS McCunn, Don. How To Make Custom-Fit Bras & Lingerie. Design Enterprises of San Francisco. Aug. 2017. 180p. illus. index. ISBN 9780932538383. $35; pap. ISBN 9780932538390. $24.95. FIBER CRAFTS Taylor, Jenniffer. Girl with a Sewing Machine: The No-Fuss Guide to Making and Adapting Your Own Clothes. Search. Jul. 2017. 128p. illus. index. ISBN 9781782214564. pap. $19.95. FIBER CRAFTS

Interior Design

**Mulfinger, Dale. The Family Cabin: Inspiration for Camps, Cottages, and Cabins. Taunton. Oct. 2017. 256p. photos. ISBN 9781631866524. $34.95. INTERIOR DESIGN

Fine Arts

Cox, Caroline. The World Atlas of Street Fashion. Yale Univ. Sept. 2017. 400p. photos. index. ISBN 9780300224030. $35. DEC ARTS May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer. Thames & Hudson. Oct. 2017. 240p. ed. by Jenny Lister & others. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780500480212. $40. DEC ARTS


**Cole, Teju. Blind Spot. Random. Jun. 2017. 352p. photos. maps. index. ISBN 9780399591075. $40. PHOTOG Dronestagram. Dronescapes: The New Aerial Photography from Dronestagram. Thames & Hudson. May 2017. 288p. ed. by Ayperi Karabuda Ecer. photos. index. ISBN 9780500544723. $40. PHOTOG **Greenfield, Lauren. Generation Wealth. Phaidon. May 2017. 504p. photos. ISBN 9780714872124. $75. PHOTOG **Hambourg, Maria Morris & others. Irving Penn: Centennial. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Apr. 2017. 372p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781588396181. $70. PHOTOG **Kessels, Erik & others. The Many Lives of Erik Kessels. Aperture. Apr. 2017. 576p. photos. bibliog. ISBN 9781597114165. $65. PHOTOG Lichtenstein, Andrew & Alex Lichtenstein. Marked, Unmarked, Remembered: A Geography of American Memory. West Virginia Univ. Oct. 2017. 180p. photos. notes. ISBN 9781943665891. $34.99. PHOTOG Lyon, Fred. San Francisco Noir. Princeton Architectural. Oct. 2017. 224p. photos. ISBN 9781616896515. $40. PHOTOG Michna-Bales, Jeanine. Through Darkness to Light. Princeton Architectural. Mar. 2017. 192p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. ISBN 9781616895655. $40. PHOTOG

Short takes

Lesy, Michael. Looking Backward: A Photographic Portrait of the World at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. Norton. Apr. 2017. 256p. illus. notes. ISBN 9780393239737. $49.95. PHOTOG Stephenson, Sam. Gene Smith’s Sink: A Wide-Angle View. Farrar. Aug. 2017. 224p. photos. index. ISBN 9780374232153. $26. BIOG


Cuba on the Verge: 12 Writers on Continuity and Change in Havana and Across the Country. Ecco: HarperCollins. Dec. 2017. 304p. ed. by Leila Guerriero. ISBN 9780062661067. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062661081. LIT Paul, Steve. Hemingway at Eighteen: The Pivotal Year That Launched an American Legend. Chicago Review. Oct. 2017. 256p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781613739716. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781613739747. LIT Wells, Juliette. Reading Austen in America. Bloomsbury Academic. Oct. 2017. 256p. photos. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781350012059. $68; pap. ISBN 9781350012042. $22.95. LIT Wilson, D. Harlan. J.G. Ballard. Univ. of Illinois. (Modern Masters of Science Fiction). Nov. 2017. 208p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780252041433. $95; pap. ISBN 9780252082955. $22. LIT

Performing Arts

Sultanof, Jeff. Experiencing Big Band Jazz: A Listener’s Companion. Rowman & Littlefield. Nov. 2017. 180p. discog. bibliog. ISBN 9781442242425. $38. MUSIC Weinstein, David. The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics. Brandeis Univ. Nov. 2017. 304p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781512600483. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781512601343. BIOG


Ignatieff, Michael. The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World. Harvard Univ. Sept. 2017. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9780674976276. $27.95. PHIL


Bang, Mary Jo. A Doll for Throwing. Graywolf. Oct. 2017. 88p. ISBN 9781555977818. pap. $16. ebk. ISBN 9781555979737. POETRY Olstein, Lisa. Late Empire. Copper Canyon. Oct. 2017. 104p. ISBN 9781556595189. pap. $16. POETRY

Sports & Recreation

Avery, Sean. Ice Capades: A Memoir of Fast Living and Tough Hockey. Blue Rider: Penguin. Oct. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780399575754. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780399575761. SPORTS Critchley, Simon. What We Think About When We Think About Soccer. Penguin. Oct. 2017. 224p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780143132677. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780525504603. SPORTS Feinstein, John. The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup. Doubleday.  Oct. 2017. 320p. index. ISBN 9780385541091. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385541107. SPORTS **Howe, Murray. Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father. Viking. Oct. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9780735234178. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780735234185. SPORTS Lloyd, Jason. The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland’s Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA. Dutton. Oct. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781524741907. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781524741914. SPORTS Malinowski, Erik. Betaball: How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History. Atria. Oct. 2017. 400p. notes. ISBN 9781501158193. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501158216. SPORTS



Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space. DK. Sept. 2017. 392p. ed. by Chris Young & others. illus. index. ISBN 9781465463852. $35. GARDENING Galaxy, Jackson with Mikel Delgado. Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide to Life with Your Cat. TarcherPerigee. Oct. 2017. 384p. illus. index. ISBN 9780143131618. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9781524705268. PETS Jacques, David. Gardens of Court and Country: English Design 1630–1730. Yale Univ. May 2017. 416p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780300222012. $75. GARDENING Montgomery, Sy & Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind. Chelsea Green. Oct. 2017. 224p. illus. index. ISBN 9781603587556. pap. $17.95. PETS

Home Economics

Diamond, Kerry & Claudia Wu. Cherry Bombe: The Cookbook. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Oct. 2017. 256p. photos. index. ISBN 9780553459524. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780553459531. COOKING Lenzer, Suzanne. Graze: Inspiration for Small Plates and Meandering Meals. Rodale. Jul. 2017. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9781623367534. $27.50; ebk. ISBN 9781623367541. COOKING **Waters, Alice. Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook. Clarkson Potter: Crown. Sept. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780307718280. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101906651. HOME ECON


Chown, Marcus. The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest To Understand the Force That Explains Everything. Pegasus. Nov. 2017. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9781681775371. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681775944. SCI Ruth, Maria Mudd. A Sideways Look at Clouds. Mountaineers. Sept. 2017. 224p. notes. index. ISBN 9781680511185. $24.95. NAT HIST Shivik, John. Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes: The Science of Animal Personalities. Beacon. Nov. 2017. 216p. notes. index. ISBN 9780807071519. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780807071526. SCI Struzik, Edward. Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future. Island Pr. Oct. 2017. 272p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610918183. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781610918190. NAT HIST Strycker, Noah. Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2017. 336p. illus. index. ISBN 9780544558144. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544558151. SCI Wadhams, Peter. A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic. Oxford Univ. Sept. 2017. 256p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780190691158. pap. $15.95. SCI White, Sam. A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North America. Harvard Univ. Oct. 2017. 376p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780674971929. $29.95. SCI

Diabetes Solutions

Morstein, Mona. Master Your Diabetes: A Comprehensive, Integrative Approach for Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Chelsea Green. Oct. 2017. 560p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781603587372. pap. $29.95. HEALTH Zinman, Rachel. Yoga for Diabetes: How To Manage Your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda. Monkfish. Oct. 2017. 314p. photos. index. ISBN 9781939681768. pap. $27.95. HEALTH

Vaccine Viewpoints

Blume, Stuart. Immunization: How Vaccines Became Controversial. Reaktion. Oct. 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781780238371. $30. Feemster, Kristen A. Vaccines: What Everyone Needs To Know®. Oxford Univ. Nov. 2017. 256p. bibliog. ISBN 9780190277918. pap. $16.95. MED  


**André, Christophe. Happiness: 25 Ways To Live Joyfully Through Art. Rider. Oct. 2017. 224p. tr. from French by Trista Selous. ISBN 9781846045059. pap. $27.95. MINDFULNESS Baréz-Brown, Chris. Wake Up! A Handbook to Living in the Here and Now. Experiment. Sept. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781615194100. pap. $15.95. SELF-HELP Brown, Brené. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage To Stand Alone. Random. Sept. 2017. 208p. index. ISBN 9780812995848. $37; ebk. ISBN 9780812995855. SELF-HELP Byrne, Jennifer. The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Life: 100+ Ways To Hack Your Look, Love, and Work by Doing (Almost) Nothing!. Adams Media. Sept. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9781507204450. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781507204467. SELF-HELP **Duffy, Karen. Backbone: Living with Chronic Pain Without Turning into One. Arcade: Skyhorse. Nov. 2017. 248p. ISBN 9781628727951. $22.99. SELF-HELP Garfield, Charles. Life’s Last Gift: Giving and Receiving Peace When a Loved One Is Dying. Central Recovery. Sept. 2017. 194p. bibliog. ISBN 9781942094494. $25; pap. ISBN 9781942094500. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781942094517. death/grief/bereavement Howard, Elizabeth Meade. Aging Famously: Follow Those You Admire to Living Long and Well. Jefferson Park. Sept. 2017. 346p. ISBN 9780984992133. pap. $24.50. aging King, Deborah. Heal Yourself Heal the World: Heal. Thrive. Grow. Atria. Oct. 2017. 256p. bibliog. ISBN 9781582705866. pap. $17.99. SELF-HELP Lee, Laura. The Pocket Encyclopedia of Aggravation. Black Dog & Leventhal. Sept. 2017. 272p. illus. by Linda O’Leary. bibliog. ISBN 9780316471954. $16.99. SELF-HELP **Loverde, Joy. Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old? Plan Now To Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age. Da Capo Lifelong: Perseus. Oct. 2017. 336p. bibliog. ISBN 9780738219639. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738219646. SELF-HELP Marchant, Danielle. Pause: How To Press Pause Before Life Does It for You. Octopus. Sept. 2017. 224p. ISBN 9781912023097. pap. $14.99. SELF-HELP **Menakem, Resmaa. My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Central Recovery. Sept. 2017. 306p. ISBN 9781942094609. $27.95; pap. ISBN 9781942094470. $17.95; ebk. ISBN 9781942094487. SELF-HELP Sutton, Robert I. The Asshole Survival Guide: How To Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt. Houghton Harcourt. Sept. 2017. 224p. bibliog. ISBN 9781328695918. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781328695925. SELF-HELP



Kerstetter, Jon. Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier’s Story. Crown. Sept. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781101904374. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101904381. MEMOIR **Peirce, Leslie. Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire. Basic. Sept. 2017. 368p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465032518. $32; ebk. ISBN 9780465093090. BIOG


Erisman, Porter. Six Billion Shoppers: The Companies Winning the Global E-Commerce Boom. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2017. 256p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250088673. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250088680. BUS Fleishman, Joel L. Putting Wealth to Work: Philanthropy for Today or Investing for Tomorrow? PublicAffairs. Sept. 2017. 352p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610395328. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781610395335. BUS **Yunus, Muhammad. A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions. PublicAffairs. Sept. 2017. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610397575. $28; pap. ISBN 9781541767928. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781610397582. ECON


Bussgang, Jeffrey. Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job. Harvard Business. Oct. 2017. 232p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781633693845. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781633693852. CAREERS Mautz, Scott. Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration—and Make Work Exciting Again. AMACOM. Oct. 2017. 240p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780814438220. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780814438237. CAREERS Vanity Fair’s Schools for Scandal: The Inside Dramas at 16 of America’s Most Elite Campuses—Plus Oxford! S. & S. Aug. 2017. 400p. ed. by Graydon Carter. ISBN 9781501173745. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781501173752. ED


Applebaum, Anne. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine. Doubleday. Oct. 2017. 496p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780385538855. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780385538862. HIST Duncan, Mike. The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic. PublicAffairs. Oct. 2017. 352p. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9781610397216. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781610397223. HIST Gordon, Linda. The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. Liveright: Norton. Oct. 2017. 288p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781631493690. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631493706. HIST **Hanson, Victor Davis. The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won. Basic. Oct. 2017. 720p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780465066988. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780465093199. HIST

Presidential Picks: Inside the lives and careers of america’s leaders

**Baime, A.J. The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World. Houghton Harcourt. Oct. 2017. 448p. notes. index. ISBN 9780544617346. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780544618480. BIOG Cooper, William J. The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics. Liveright: Norton. Oct. 2017. 544p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780871404350. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781631493898. BIOG **Dallek, Robert. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life. Viking. Nov. 2017. 704p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780525427902. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780698181724. BIOG Engel, Jeffrey A. When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. Houghton Harcourt. Nov. 2017. 608p. notes. index. ISBN 9780547423067. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780544931848. BIOG Feldman, Noah. The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President. Random. Oct. 2017. 800p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780812992755. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780679643845. BIOG Giorgione, Michael. Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat. Little, Brown. Oct. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780316509619. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316509602. HIST Merry, Robert W. President McKinley: Architect of the American Century. S. & S. Nov. 2017. 624p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781451625448. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781451625462. BIOG Whyte, Kenneth. Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times. Knopf. Oct. 2017. 752p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780307597960. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781524732462. BIOG **Wood, Gordon S. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2017. 512p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780735224711. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780735224728. HIST **Woolner, David B. The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace. Basic. Dec. 2017. 368p. illus. maps. notes. index. ISBN 9780465048717. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780465096510. BIOG ANALYZING GRANT The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition. Harvard Univ. Oct. 2017. 816p. ed. by John F. Marszalek & others. illus. index. ISBN 9780674976290. $39.95. BIOG Calhoun, Charles W. The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. Univ. Pr. of Kansas. Aug. 2017. 720p. illus. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780700624843. $39.95. BIOG **Chernow, Ron. Grant. Penguin Pr. Oct. 2017. 1104p. illus. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781594204876. $40; ebk. ISBN 9780525521952. BIOG

Law & Crime

Del Bosque, Melissa. Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty. Ecco: HarperCollins. Sept. 2017. 400p. notes. ISBN 9780062448484. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062448507. CRIME

Political Science

**Harden, Blaine. King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea. Viking. Oct. 2017. 272p. photos. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780525429937. $27; ebk. ISBN **Morley, Jefferson. The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton. St. Martin’s. Oct. 2017. 336p. photos. notes. index. ISBN 9781250080615. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250139108. POL SCI **Sykes, Charles J. How the Right Lost Its Mind. St. Martin’s. Oct. 2017. 288p. notes. index. ISBN 9781250147172. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250147219. POL SCI


Broussard, Mary Snyder. Reading, Research, and Writing: Teaching Information Literacy with Process-Based Research Assignments. ACRL. May 2017. 140p. notes. ISBN 9780838988756. pap. $40. PRO MEDIA The First-Year Experience Cookbook. ALA Editions. (Cookbook). Mar. 2017. 164p. ed. by Raymond Pun & Meggan Houlihan. ISBN 9780838989203. pap. $42. PRO MEDIA **Library of Congress. The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures. Chronicle. Apr. 2017. 224p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781452145402. $35; ebk. ISBN 9781452158587. PRO MEDIA


Perel, Esther. The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity. Harper. Oct. 2017. 336p. notes. index. ISBN 9780062322586. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062322609. PSYCH Sharot, Tali. The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power To Change Others. Holt. Sept. 2017. 256p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9781627792653. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781627792660. PSYCH **Yalom, Irvin D. Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir. Basic. Oct. 2017. 352p. photos. ISBN 9780465098897. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780465098903. PSYCH

Social Science

Taibbi, Matt. I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street. Spiegel & Grau. Oct. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780812988840. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812988864. SOC SCI **To My Trans Sisters. Jessica Kingsley. Oct. 2017. 320p. ed. by Charlie Craggs. ISBN 9781785923432. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781784506681. SOC SCI


Markham, Lauren. The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life. Crown. Sept. 2017. 320p. notes. index. ISBN 9781101906187. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101906194. SOC SCI Polakow-Suransky, Sasha. Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy. Nation: Perseus. Oct. 2017. 368p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781568585925. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781568585932. SOC SCI Von Welser, Maria. No Refuge for Women: The Tragic Fate of Syrian Refugees. Greystone. Oct. 2017. 272p. notes. ISBN 9781771643078. pap. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9781771643085. SOC SCI

Travel & Geography

Hodgman, John. Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches. Viking. Oct. 2017. 272p. ISBN 9780735224803. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780735224810. TRAV **Simone, Gianni. Tokyo Geek’s Guide: Manga, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, Toys, Idols & More; The Ultimate Guide to Japan’s Otaku Culture. Tuttle. Jul. 2017. 144p. illus. maps. ISBN 9784805313855. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781462919703. TRAV  
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