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Books Related to Athenæum Events Autumn 2011

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.

Book Talk:  Susan Kern, The Jeffersons at Shadwell

  • De Treville Lawrence, R.  Jefferson and Wine.   The Plains, VA:  The Vinifera Wine Growers’ Association, 1976.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 65 +J356 +la
  • Hitchens, Christopher.  Thomas Jefferson:  Author of America.   New York:  Atlas Books/HarperCollins Publishers, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.J43 H57 2005
  • Kimball, Marie Goebel.  Thomas Jefferson’s Cook Book.   Charlottesville:  University Press of Virginia, 1976.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX715 .K498 1976
  • Zacks, Richard.  The Pirate Coast:  Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805.   New York:  Hyperion, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E335 .Z33 2005

Book Talk:  Christopher Krebs, A Most Dangerous Book:  Tacitus’s “Germania” from the Roman Empire through the Third Reich

  • Caesar, Julius.  The Gallic War.   Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard university Press, 1986.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: VO .9L82 .42
  • Kamenetsky, Christa.  Children’s Literature in Hitler’s Germany:  The Cultural Policy of National Socialism.   Athens, Ohio:  Ohio University Press, 1984.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PT1021 .K35 1984
  • Mellor, Ronald.  Tacitus.   New York:  Routledge, 1993.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DG206.T32 M45 1993
  • Tacitus, Cornelius.  Dialogus, Agricola, Germania.   London:  W. Heinemann; New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: VO .9L82 .22

Lecture:  Michael Hall, “Sleeping Beauty’s Palace” on the Thames:  Ham House

  • MacKenzie, William Cook.  The Life and Times of John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (1616-1682).   London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.; New York:  E. P. Dutton & Co., 1923.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 5E .L366 .m
  • Thornton, Peter.  The Furnishings and Decoration of Ham House.   London:  Furniture History Society, 1980.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: NK2532.S8 T5
  • Tollemache, Lionel A.  Old and Odd Memories.   London:  E. Arnold, 1908.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 5E .T57
  • Victoria and Albert Museum.  Ham House, a Guide.   London:  H.M. Stationery Off., 1957.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: UGREH17 .V666

Book Talk:  Roz Chast, What I Hate:  From A to Z

  • Brunetti, Ivan, (ed.).  An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories.   New Haven:  Yale University Press, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NC1764.5.U6 A58 2006
  • Evanier, Mark.  Mad Art:  A Visual Celebration of the Art of Mad Magazine and the Idiots Who Create it.   New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NC1428 .M26 2002
  • Mankoff, Robert, (ed).  The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker.   New York:  Black Dog & Levanthal, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg NC1428.N47 C66 2004
  • Schiffrin, André.  Dr. Seuss & Co. Go to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America's Leading Comic Artists.   New York: New Press; San Diego: In cooperation with the Dr. Seuss Collection at the University of California, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: D745.2 .S25 2009

Lecture:  Murray Biggs, The Great War and Irish Drama

  • Conolly, L.W.  Bernard Shaw and the BBC.   Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT868.S51 C66 2009
  • Hochschild, Adam.  To End all Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918.   Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: D546 .H63 2011
  • Moran, James.  Staging the Easter Rising: 1916 as Theatre.   Cork:  Cork University Press, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PR6025.O73 S73 2005
  • Murray, Christopher.  Sean O’Casey:  Writer at Work: A Biography.   Montreal; Ithaca: McGill-Queen's University Press, c2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT868.O23 M87 2004

Lecture:  D. Brenton Simons, View from the Family Tree

  • Doane, Gilbert Harry.  Searching for Your Ancestors:  The How and Why of Genealogy.   Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CS16 .D6 1992
  • Kirkham, E. Kay.  How to Read the Handwriting and Records of Early America.   Salt Lake City:  Deseret Book, 1965.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z115.A5 K57 1965
  • Sharfstein, Daniel, J.  The Invisible Line:  Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White.   New York: Penguin Press, 2011.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Book Shelves
    • Call Number: E184.A1 S5724 2011
  • Simons, D. Brenton.  The Art of Family:  Genealogical Artifacts in New England.   Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society: Distributed by Northeastern University Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NK810 .A78 2002
  • Thatcher, Charles M.  Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts: a Compilation of Records by Charles M. Thatcher in the Late 1880s.   City:  Middleborough, Mass.: Middleborough Public Library, 1995.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + F63 .O44 1995

Book Talk:  William M. Fowler Jr., American Crisis:  George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, 1781-1783

  • Hendrickson, David C.  Peace Pact: The Lost World of the American Founding.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JK116 .H45 2003
  • Hoffert, Robert W.  A Politics of Tensions: The Articles of Confederation and American Political Ideas.   Niwot, Colo.:  University Press of Colorado, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JK131 .H64 1992
  • Rappleye, Charles.  Robert Morris:  Financier of the American Revolution.   New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.M6743 R36 2010
  • Unger, Harlow G.  America's Second Revolution:  How George Washington Defeated Patrick Henry and Saved the Nation.   Hoboken, N.J.:  John Wiley & Sons, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E303 .U555 2007

Lecture:  Duke Collier, Artists’ Books:  An Appreciation

  • Bury, Stephen.  Artists' Books: The book as a Work of Art, 1963-1995.   Aldershot, Hants, England; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Scolar Press, 1995.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N7433.3 .B87 1995
  • Perée, Rob.  Cover to Cover: The Artist's Book in Perspective.   Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N7433.3 .P47 2002
  • Wallace, Eileen.  Masters: Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists.   New York: Lark Crafts, 2011.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N7433.3 .M39 2011
  • Wick, Peter A.  The Book Beautiful and the Binding as Art.   New York: John F. Fleming, Inc.; Boston; Priscilla Juvelis, Inc., 1983.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + N7433.3 .B66

Lecture:  Jeremy Musson, Celebrating the English Country House Interior:  Patriotism, Patronage and Pride

  • Graham, Roderick.  Arbiter of Elegance: A Biography of Robert Adam.   Edinburgh:  Berlinn, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT828.A32 G72 2009
  • Harris, Eileen.  The Country Houses of Robert Adam: From the Archives of Country Life.   London:  Aurum, 2007.   
    • Temporarily shelved at New Book Shelves
    • Call Number: Lg NA997.A4 H367 2007
  • Murdoch, T.V.  Boughton House:  The English Versailles.   London:  Faber and Faber/Christie’s, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Lg NA7625.B68 M87
  • Rothschild, James de, Mrs.  The Rothschilds at Waddesdon Manor.   London:  Collins, 1979.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + DA664.W25 R67

Book Talk:  Judith Tankard, Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden

  • Charles, Prince of Wales.  The Elements of Organic Gardening.   London:  Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + SB453.5 .C47 2007
    • Temporarily shelved at New Book Shelves
  • Colquhoun, Kate.  A Thing in Disguise:  The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton.   London:  Harper Perennial, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT788.P395 C64 2004
  • Hadfield, Miles.  A History of British Gardening.   London:  J. Murray, 1979.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: SB466.G7 H27 1979
  • Lambton, Lucinda.  The Queen's Dolls' House.   London: Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd., 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: NK4892.5.M37 L36 2010

Lecture:  David B. Dearinger, The Curious History of Robert Ball Hughes’s Monument to Nathaniel Bowditch

  • Berry, Robert Elton.  Yankee Stargazer; the Life of Nathaniel Bowditch.   New York, London, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. [c1941]
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 65 .B673 .be
  • Linden, Blanche M.G.  Silent City on a Hill:  Landscapes of Memory and Boston's Mount Auburn Cemetery.   Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1989.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + F73.61.M8 L56 1989
  • Rheims, Maurice.  19th Century Sculpture.   New York: H.N. Abrams, 1977.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg NB197.3 .R4513 1977
  • Shapiro, Michael Edward.  Bronze Casting and American Sculpture, 1850-1900.   Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg NB1230 .S5 1985

Book Talk:  Max Egremont, Forgotten Land:  Journey’s Among the Ghosts of East Prussia

  • Clark, Christopher M.  Iron kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947.   Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DD389 .C53 2006
  • Dönhoff, Marion, Gräfin.  Before the Storm: Memories of my Youth in Old Prussia.   New York: Knopf, 1990.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT1098.D66 A3
  • Koch, H.W.  A History of Prussia.  London; New York: Longman, 1978.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DD347 .K62
  • Roy, James Charles.  The Vanished Kingdom: Travels Through the History of Prussia.   Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1999.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DD345 .R69 1999

Book Talk:  Christopher Kimball in conversation with Christopher Lydon, Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook:  2000 recipes from 20 years of America’s Most Trusted Food Magazine

  • Bourdain, Anthony.  Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Usable Trim, Scraps, and Bones.   New York: Bloomsbury Publishing:  Distributed to the Trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX652 .B67 2006
  • Hesser, Amanda (ed.).  Eat, Memory: Great Writers at the Table: A Collection of Essays from the New York Times.   New York:  W.W. Norton, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX355.5 .E25 2009
  • Ruhlman, Michael.  The Elements of Cooking: Translating the Chef's Craft for Every Kitchen.   New York: Scribner, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX651 .R74 2007
  • This, Hervé.  Building a Meal: From Molecular Gastronomy to Culinary Constructivism.   New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX651 .T36813 2009

Lecture:  Bevis Longstreth, Shifting Styles in a Career of Writing:  One Man’s Migrations from Legalese to Historical Novels

  • Carnes, Mark C. (ed.).  Novel History: Historians and Novelists Confront America's Past (and Each Other).   New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PS374.H5 N68 2001
  • Byatt, A.S.  On Histories and Stories: Selected Essays.   Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN3343 .B93 2001
  • Taylor, Dale.  The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Colonial America.   Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1997.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E162 .T26 1997
  • McCutcheon, Marc.  Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s.   Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2001.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E165 .M5 2001

Lecture:  Jonathan Manton, “Many thanks for the long weekend”:  Britten in American 1939-1942

  • Crist, Elizabeth, B.  Music for the Common Man:  Aaron Copland During the Depression and War.  New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ML410.C756 C75 2005
  • Elliott, Graham.  Benjamin Britten: The Spiritual Dimension.  Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, c2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ML410.B853 E45 2006
  • Littlejohn, David.  The Ultimate Art: Essays Around and About Opera.   Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + ML1700 .L59 1992
  • Mordden, Ethan.  Opera in the Twentieth Century: Sacred, Profane, Godot.   New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ML1705 .M67

Lecture:  Dava Sobel, A More Perfect Heaven:  How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

  • Bouwsma, William James.  The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640 New Haven [Conn.: Yale University Press, 2000.  
    • Location:  Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CB401 .E94 2000
  • Campbell, Mary B.  Wonder & Science:  Imagining Worlds in Early Modern Europe.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CB203 .C36 1999
  • Cohen, Richard.  Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star that Gives us Life.   New York: Random House, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: QB521 .C625 2010
  • Repcheck, Jack.  Copernicus' Secret:  How the Scientific Revolution Began.   New York:  Simon & Schuster, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT1232.C66 R46 2007

Book Talk:  Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt

  • Harrison, Barbara and Maguire, Gregory (eds.).  Origins of Story:  On Writing for Children.   New York, N.Y. :  McElderry Books, 1999.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN147.5 .O75 1999
  • Morgan, Judith.  Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: A Biography.  New York: Random House, 1995.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.S489 M67
  • Sturrock, Donald.  Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl.   New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  CT788.D15 S78 2010
  • Sutton, Roger.  A Family of Readers: The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature.   Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2010.   
    • Location:  Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN1009.A1 S8795 2010

Book Talk:  Sarah Hoagland Hunter,  The Lighthouse Santa

  • McGuiggan, Amy Whorf.  Christmas in New England: A  Treasury of Traditions, from the Yule log and the Christmas Tree to Flying Santa and the Enchanted Village.   Beverly, Mass.: Commonwealth Editions, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + GT4986.N4 M34 2006
  • Snow, Edward Rowe.  Strange Tales from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras.   New York, Dodd, Mead [1949]
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: B3S .Sn783 .st
  • Snow, Edward Rowe.  Famous New England Lighthouses.   Boston, Mass., Yankee Publishing Company,1945.
    • Location:  Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: RU6 .Sn644 .f
  • Stainton, Sue.  The Lighthouse Cat.   [New York]:  Katherine Tegen Books:  An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2004.   
    • Location: Children’s Library
    • Call Number: Children Picture Book + STAIN