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Books Related to Athenæum Events Autumn 2010

Below are listed some books relevant to the topics presented in our Autumn events. We have not included the books featured at the event—as everyone can easily find those. This is only a small sampling of suggestions; please feel free to browse the areas on the shelves where these books are to discover more.

 

Gay Talese:  The Silent Season of a Hero:  The Sports Writing of Gay Talese

  • Gorn, Elliott J.  The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America.   Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 1986.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: GV1125 .G67 1986
  • The Best American Sports Writing 2001.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2001.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  PN4784.S6 B47 2001
  • Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher.  Me and DiMaggio: A Baseball Fan Goes in Search of His Gods.   New York:  Simon and Schuster, 1986.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: GV863.A1 L39 1986

Tariq Ramadan:  What I Believe

  • Bhutto, Benazir.  Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West.   New York:  Harper, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: BP173.7 .B554 2008
  • Bulliet, Richard W.  The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization.   New York:  Columbia University Press, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DS36.85 .B85 2004
  • Kepel, Gilles.  The War for Muslim Minds: Islam and the West.   Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CB251 .K38 2004

Lecture:  The Duchess of Rutland, Belvoir Castle: 1,000 Years of Family, Art and Architecture

  • Davis, Lindsey.  Rebels and Traitors.   New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.D261975 Reb 2010
  • Nicholson, Adam.  Sissinghurst: An Unfinished History.   London:  HarperPress, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  DA664.S48 N52 2008
  • Oman, Charles.  Castles, by Charles Oman ... with 105 Illustrations, 67 Drawings, 5 plans, 2 Coloured Plates, and 2 Maps.   London:  The Great Western Railway, 1926.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: UGVE +Om1
  • Oswald, Arthur.  Country Houses of Kent, by Arthur Oswald; with 208 Illustrations from Photographs and a Map.   London:  Country Life Ltd., 1933.   
    • Location: Classification Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: UGREK413 +Os9
  • Whibley, Charles.  Lord John Manner and his Friends.   Edinburgh:  W. Blackwood, 1925.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 5E .R935 .w

Lecture:  Murray Biggs, Actors at Work: Exploring a Scene from Shakespeare

  • Carrell, Jennifer Lee.  Interred with their Bones.   New York:  Dutton, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.C3135 In 2007
  • Gielgud, John, Sir.  Shakespeare:  Hit or Miss?   London:  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1991.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PR3091 .G54
  • Greenblatt, Stephen.  Will in the World:  How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare.   New York:  Norton, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT788.S35 G64 2004
  • Stoppard, Tom.  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.   London:  Faber, 1967
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number:  VED .St73
  • Wells, Stanley.  Shakespeare, Sex, & Love.   Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification. 
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves.
    • Call Number: PR3069.S45 W46 2010

Lecture:   Elliot Bostwick Davis, Celebrating the New MFA: The New Wing of the Americas at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

  • Braun, Barbara.  Pre-Columbian Art and the Post-Columbian World: Ancient American Sources of Modern Art.   New York:  Harry N. Abrams, 1993.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg N7428.5 .B73 1993
  • Castedo, Leopoldo.  A History of Latin American Art and Architecture from Pre-Columbian Times to the Present.   London:  Pall Mall P, 1969.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: U8C .C275 .E
  • The Far North: 2000 Years of American Eskimo and Indian Art.   Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 1977.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + E99.E7 F28 1977
  • Plains Indian drawings, 1865-1935: Pages from a Visual History.   New York:  Harry N. Abrams, 1996.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg E78.G73 P525 1996
  • Silver of the Americas, 1600-2000:  American Silver in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.   Boston:  MFA Publications, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification.
    • Temporarily Shelved at New Books Shelves.
    • Call Number: + NK7112 .S558 2008

Lecture:  Curtis Roosevelt, Politics Then and Now: FDR, Mid-Term Elections, and Their Lessons for Today

  • American Rhetoric from Roosevelt to Reagan: A Collection of Speeches and Critical Essays.   Prospect Heights:  Waveland Press, 1983.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PS668 .A43 1983
  • The American Voter Revisited.   Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JK1967 .A834 2008

 

  • Bean, Louis Hyman.  The Mid-Term Battle.   Washington:  Cantillon Books, 1950.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: EB5V +B375 +m
  • Germond, Jack.  Fat Man Fed Up:  How American Politics Went Bad.   New York:  Random House, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • E839.5 .G394 2004
  • Heilimann, John. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime.   New York:  Harper, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily Shelved at New Books Shelves.
    • Call Number:  JK526 2008 .H44 2010

Noon Book Talk:  Ted Gup, A Secret Gift

  • Dear Mrs. Roosevelt: Letters from Children of the Great Depression.   Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E807.1.R48 D43 2002
  • Kalish, Mildred Armstrong.  Little Heathens: Hard times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression.   New York:  Bantam Books, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F627.B4 K35 2007
  • Hynes, Samuel Lynn.  The Growing Seasons: An American Boyhood Before the War.   New York:  Viking, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.H985 A3 2003
  • Schlaes, Amity.  The Forgotten Man:  A New History of the Great Depression.   New York:  Harper Collins, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E806 .S52 2007

Matinee,The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

  • Designing Disney's Theme Parks: The Architecture of Reassurance.   Montreal:  Canadian Centre for Architecutre, 1997.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + GV1853.3 .C22 D47 1997
  • Eliot, T.S.  Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.  New York:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1982.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification Cutter Classification
    • Call Number:
  • The Sophisticated Cat: A Gathering of Stories, Poems, and Miscellaneous Writings about Cats.  New York:  Dutton, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN6071.C3 S65 1992
  • Stables, Gordon.  "Cats": Their Points and Classification: With Chapters on Feline Ailments and their Remedies, How to Train for Performing Tricks, etc..   London:  Dean and Son, 1877.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: LRC .St1

Lecture, Jill McDonough, College Behind Bars: a Witter Bynner Reading

  • Christianson, Scott.  With Liberty for Some: 500 Years of Imprisonment in America.   City:  Publisher, 19xx.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HV9466 .C47 1998
  • O’Connor, Richard.  O. Henry: The Legendary Life of William S. Porter.   Garden City, N.Y:  Doublday, 1970.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 65 .H3953 .o
  • Prose and Cons: Essays on Prison Literature in the United States.   Jefferson, N.C.:  McFarland and Co., 2005
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  PS153.P74 P76 2005
  • Spear, Charles.  Voices from Prison: A Selection of Poetry Written Within the Cell, by Various Prisoners: With Biographical and Critical Notices.   Boston:  Published by the author, 1849.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: EI .9Sp

Noon Lecture, Richard Francis, Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia

  • Cheever, Susan.  American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their lives, their Loves, their Work.   New York:  Simon and Schuster, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: PS255.C6 C48 2006
  • Francis, Richard.  Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands, and Walden.   Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 1997.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HX655.M4 F73 1997
  • O’Brien, Harriet Ellen.  Lost Utopias; A Brief Description of Three Quests for Happiness, Alcott's Fruitlands, Old Shaker House, and American Indian Museum, Rescued from Oblivion, Recorded and Preserved by Clara Endicott Sears on Prospect Hill in the Old Township of Harvard, Massachusetts, by Harriet E. O'Brien.   Boston:  P. Walton, 1929.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: C⁰U +Ob63
  • Utopia:  The Search for the Ideal Society in the Western World.   New York:  New York Public Library, 2000.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + HX806 .U7918 2000

Book Talk, Amanda Hesser, The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century

  • American Food Writing: An Anthology with Classic Recipes.   New York:  Library of America, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX714 .A4585 2007
  • Endless Feasts: Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet.   New York:  Modern Library, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX652.9 .E53 2002
  • The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food: Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, when the Nation's Food was Seasonal, Regional, and Traditional: from the Lost WPA Files.   New York:  Riverhead Books, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  TX715 .F685 2009
  • Shapiro, Linda.  Something from the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950's America.   New York:  Viking, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX649.A1 .S53 2004

Book Talk, Stacy Schiff, Cleopatra: A Life

  • Hughes-Hallett, Lucy.  Cleopatra: Histories, Dreams and Distortions.   New York:  Harper and Row, 1990.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DT92.7 .H84 1990
  • McCollough, Colleen.  Antony and Cleopatra.   New York:  Simon and Schuster, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.M13356 An 2007
  • Rofheart, Martha.  The Alexandrian:  A Novel.   New York:  Crowell, 1976.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  PZ4.R717 Al

 

  • Roller, Duane W..  Cleopatra:  A Biography.   Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: CT2718.C53 R64 2010
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves

Noon Lecture, Chuck Fischer:  A Christmas Carol:  A Pop-Up Book

  • Baum, L. Frank.  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  By L. Frank Baum; Art by Robert Sabuda.  A Commemorative Pop-UpNew York.  Little Simon, 2000.   
    • Location: Children’s Library
    • Call Number: + PZ8.B327 Wh 2000
  • Dickens, Charles.  The Christmas Carol: A Facsimile Reproduction of the Author's Original Ms.London.  E. Stock, 1890.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + PZ3.D55 Chr 1890
  • Foley, Daniel J.  Christmas in the Good Old Days, a Victorian Album of Stories, Poems, and Pictures of the Personalities who Rediscovered ChristmasPhiladelphia.  Chilton Co., 1961.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 3R⁰FC +9F699 +ch
  • Restad, Penne L.  Christmas in America: A HistoryNew York:  Oxford University Press, 1995.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: GT4986.A1 R47 1995

Lecture, Anne Bromer:  Miniature Books:  Four Thousand Years of Tiny Treasures

  • The Book Beautiful and the Binding as ArtNew York: John F. Fleming, Inc., 1983.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + N7433.3 .B66
  • Bradbury, Robert C.  Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books: With Bibliographic Descriptions of Each Book Arranged by PublisherNorth Clarendon, Vt., The Microbibliphile, 2000.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z1033.M6 B72 2000
  • Henderson, James Douglad.  Lilliputian NewspapersWorcester:  A.J. St. Onge, 1936.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: XT⁰2 .H382
  • Lewis, Roy Harley.  Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth CenturyNew York:  Arco Pub., 1984.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + Z269 .L5 1985