PositiveLibrary JournalWhether she’s discussing pop music, her patriarchal grandfather, or the number of women of color who go missing, Kendall combines her personal experiences with data and statistics to create a compelling narrative and call to action and change ... A frank account of who and what is still missing from mainstream feminism that will appeal to readers of women’s and African American studies, and readers seeking a better grasp on history.
PositiveLibrary JournalSpeaking with a variety of individuals, Thompson also takes a hard look at his own actions and behaviors, including his failures ... This frank and personal examination of race and racism in America will be an important addition to many collections.
RaveLibrary JournalWith keen wit and subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) humor, Meloy also tackles the more serious issues that living in the West entails with thoughtful but tough observations, and what it means to be a liberal in a community that\'s otherwise ... A short but vital collection of vignettes about nature and place that readers in libraries in the West would especially appreciate.
Litt Woon Long trans. by Barbara J. Haveland
PositiveLibrary JournalThis thoughtful, touching account explores Woon’s experience learning mushroom foraging in the aftermath of tragedy. She learns not only how to identify the various edible, poisonous, and notorious mushrooms that grow in Norway’s forests (and city center), but also how to live again in her adopted home ... With charming sketches of the various mushrooms Woon encounters, this moving memoir explores one woman’s journey through grief and will please fans of personal narratives as well as those who may be interested in mushroom foraging.