Monday, April 20, 2015

Reference Book of the Week

World Cultural Leaders of the 20th and 21st Centuries 
By Jennifer Durham Bass
Call number: Reference NX 456 D885 2007

Students seeking a concise, easy-to-read, biographical reference source will find the World Cultural Leaders of the 20th and 21st Century a useful option. In addition to offering information about world cultural leaders, this resource includes two volumes of user-friendly entries, arranged alphabetically by last name.

The volumes include 550 culturally influential icons throughout the world in a plethora of areas of achievement to include: Television personalities, actors, playwrights, dancers and choreographers, film directors and producers, writers, composers and conductors, painters, poets, and musicians to name a few. Many entries include illustrations and cover the individual’s works and contributions, achievements, career path, and various other interesting facts.

Review by Tanya Carr, SWC Librarian

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