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December 2006

Librarians’ Choice 2006 · Magazines

The Cats’ Pause
For all you die hard University of Kentucky fans, this is the essential newspaper for UK sports news! Each issue of this weekly paper is packed with interviews, exciting photographs, game projections, and overviews of each teams’ conference standing.

Cookie: All the Best for Your Family
This Conde Nast publication is full of travel, product, and fashion suggestions for the entire family. It also offers informative articles on children’s health issues and getaway suggestions for adults.

EastWest: Life + Style
The articles in this glossy new lifestyle magazine explore “Asian and Middle Eastern cultures and how the East mixes with Western society.” In addition to feature articles, you’ll find articles about style and beauty, relationships, food, work, and money.

Funny Times: Humor, Politics & Fun
Over 200 cartoonists (Clay Bennett, Randy Glasbergen, Matt Groening, etc.) and writers (Dave Barry, Bill Bryson, George Carlin, Bill Maher, David Sedaris, etc.) riff on modern American life in this monthly newspaper.

The History Channel Magazine
Brief articles are accompanied with plenty of photographs and illustrations about important people and events from America’s past. A terrific resource for history buffs.

Home Theater
Getting ready to buy a home theater? Or maybe you’re interested in getting more out of your current system? This monthly magazine may be just what you need. Each issue includes product reviews and comparisons, DVD software reviews, and technical updates.

Italian Cooking & Living: People, Places, and Food of Today’s Italy
Each issue of this bimonthly magazine is filled with delicious, easy-to-prepare Italian recipes. You’ll also learn about regional specialties and the history of traditional Italian dishes. Our Magazines Department staff warns this magazine shouldn’t be read on an empty stomach!

Kitchen & Cook
Improve your skills and expand your repertoire with this ad-free publication from the Culinary Institute of America. In addition to delectable recipes, the editors offer tips for selecting ingredients, food prep advice, and articles about pairing food with wines. How does Coconut Sorbet with Mango and Frozen Grapes sound? Check out the May/June 2006 issue for the recipe!

People en Español
The Spanish language edition People magazine profiles people in the arts, sports, politics, and business. It also keeps you up-to-date on the latest video, audio, and book releases.

Scientific American Mind
Accesible, non-technical articles about breakthroughs in neuroscience, psychology, ad behavioral science. Recent topics include the interplay between nature and nurture in the formation of personality and how the physical structure of the brain affects behavior.