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Books Related to Athenæum Events Spring 2010

Below are listed some books relevant to the topics presented in our Spring 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.

 

Lecture: Constance Borde, The Second Sex:  A New Translation

  • De Beauvoir, Simone.  All Men are Mortal; a Novel.  Translated by Leonard M. Friedman.  Cleveland:  World Pub. Co., 1955.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ3.B3852 Al
  • De Beauvoir, Simone.  Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter.  Translated by James Kirkup.  Cleveland:  World Pub. Co., 1959.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 5F .B392 .E
  • De Beauvoir, Simone.  Letters to Sartre.  Translated and Edited by Quintin Hoare from the French Edition Edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir.  London: Radius (Random Century Group), 1991.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PQ2603.E362 Z49513 1991
  • Greer, Germaine.  The Female Eunuch.  New York:  McGraw Hill, 1971.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: DY .G852
  • Woolf, Virginia.  A Room of One’s Own.  London:  Hogarth Press, 1967.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: DY .W882

Lecture:  Da Zheng, Chiang Yee:  The Boston Athenaeum and Cultural Understanding

  • Chiang, Yee.  China Revisited, After Forty-Two Years.  New York:  Norton, 1977.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: A3 .C431
  • Chiang, Yee.  The Silent Traveler in Boston.  New York:  W.W. Norton, 1959. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F73.52 .C48
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Back Bay Boston: The City as a Work of Art. With Essays by Lewis Mumford & Walter Muir Whitehill. Boston:  1969.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + N6535.B7 B75

Lecture: Sally Sapienze and Amy Monague, Isaac Sprague and the Art of Discovery

  • Peterson, Roger Tory.  All Things Reconsidered:  My Birding Adventures.  Edited by Bill Thompson III.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: QL677.5 .P384 2006
  • Streshinsky, Shirley.  Audubon: Life and Art in the American WildernessNew York:  Villard Books, 1993.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  CT275.A93 S87
  • Swainson, William.  Zoological Illustrations, or, Original Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, or Interesting Animals, Selected Chiefly from the Classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, and Arranged According to their Apparent Affinities.  London:  Baldwick and Cradock, 1829-1833.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: L6 .Sw1 v.2
  • Weidensaul, Scott.  Of a Feather:  A Brief History of American Birding. Orlando:  Harcourt, 2007.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: QL682 .W45 2007

Lecture: Charles Dickinson, Robert Browning’s Religion

  • Butler, Samuel.  Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited.  New York:  Modern Library, 1933.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: PZ3.B9779 Er
  • Markus, Julia.  Dared and Done: The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.  New York: Knopf, 1995.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT788.B769 M17
  • Stubbs, Charles William.  The Christ of English Poetry; Being the Hulsean Lectures Delivered Before the University of Cambridge, MCMIV-MCMV.  London, J. M. Dent & co.; New York, E. P. Dutton & co. 1906.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 3GI .St9
  • Turner, Frank M.  Between Science and Religion; the Reaction to Scientific Naturalism in Late Victorian England.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 5E .95T853

Lecture:  Nicholas Negroponte, A Mission, Not a Market:  One Laptop Per Child

  • Friedman, Benjamin.  The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth.  New York:  Knopf, 2005.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HD82 .F7168 2005
  • Negroponte, Nicholas.  Being Digital.  New York:  Knopf, 1995.  .
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TK5103.7 .N43 1995
  • Sachs, Jeffrey.  The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2005.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HC59.72.P6 S225 2005
  • Turner, Fred.  From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2006. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: QA76.9.C66 T875 2006

 Lecture:  Evan Thomas, The War Lovers

  • Bartholomew, Charles Lewis.  Cartoons of the Spanish-American War.  Minneapolis:  Journal Print Co., 1899.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 956 .M66
  • Hall, Robert Lee.  Murder at San Simeon.  New York:  St. Martin’s, 1988.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.H17885 Mu
  • Milton, Joyce.  The Yellow Kids:  Foreign Correspondents in the Heyday of Yellow Journalism.  New York:  Harper and Row, 1989.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN4864 .M55 1989
  • Schoonover, Thomas David.  Uncle Sam’s War of 1898 and the Origins of Globalization.  Lexington:  University Press of Kentucky, 2003.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E715 .S36 2003
  • Vowell, Sarah.  Assassination Vacation.  New York:  Simon & Schuster, 2005.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  E176.1 .V89 2005

Lecture:  Jane Mulvagh, Madresfield:  The Real Brideshead

  • Jenkins, Simon.  England’s Thousand Best Houses.  Photographs by Quintin Wright.  New York: Viking Studio, 2004. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DA660 .J46 2004
  • Leatham, Victoria, Lady.  Life at Burghley: Restoring One of England’s Great Houses.  Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1992. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NA7625.B88 L41
  • Mandler, Peter.  The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home.  New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1997.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DA655 .M26 1997
  • Sykes, Christopher Simon.  The Golden Age of the Country House. New York : Mayflower Books, 1980
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + DA533 .S985 1980
  • Vale, Edmund.  Curiosities of Town and Countryside, by Edmund Vale. Illustrated by photographs and drawings.  London:  Malvern Wells, 1940.
    • Location:  Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: AE .V233 .c
  • Windle, Bertram Coghill Alan, Sir.  The Malvern Country.  Illustrated by Edmund H. New.  London:  Methuen, 1923
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number:  AEM29 .W723

Symposium: John Storrs and the American Avant-Garde

  • Balken, Debra Bricker.  Debating American Modernism: Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the New York Avant-Garde.  With an Essay by Jay Bochner.  New York: American Federation of Arts: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2003.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N6512.5.M63 B35 2003
  • Bohan, Ruth.  The Société Anonyme’s Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America.  Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1982
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N6487.B73 B6 1982
  • Jaffe, Irma B.  Joseph Stella.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 1970.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number:  U9 +St38 +j
  • Yale University.  Art Gallery.  The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America.  Edited by Jennifer R. Gross; with contributions by Ruth L. Bohan ... [et al.].   New Haven:  Yale University Press, 2006. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg N6487.N34 Y349 2006

 Lecture:  Dan Okrent, Last Call:  The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

  • Asbury, Herbert.  Carry Nation.   New York:  Knopf, 1929
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 65 .N216 .a
  • Duis, Perry.  Saloon:  Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920.   Urbana:  University of Illinois, 1983.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HV5201.S6 D84 1983
  • Faulkner, William.  Sanctuary.  New York:  The Modern Library, 1932.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ3.F272 San
  • Hammett, Dashiell.  The Thin Man.  New York:  Knopf, 1934.
    • Location: Library of Congress Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: PZ3.H1884 Th
  • Wilkinson, Alec.  Moonshine: A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor.  New York:  Knopf, 1985.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HJ5057.B86 W55 1985

Lecture:  Robert McCrum, Globish:  How the English Language Became the World’s Language

  • Chavez, John R.  Beyond Nations: Evolving Homelands in the North Alantic World, 1400-2000.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2009. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: D210 .C523 2009
    • Temporarily shelved at New Book Shelves
  • Crystal, David.  The Stories of English.  Woodstock:  Overlook Press, 2004. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PE1074.7 .C79 2004
  • Jacques, Martin.  When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2009.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JZ1734 .J33 2009
    • Temporarily shelved at New Book Shelves

Lecture:  Paula Matthews, Orpheus in Arcadia:  Music and The Boston Athenaeum

  • Broyles, Michael.  Music of the Highest Class.  Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston.  New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1992. 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ML200.8.B7 B76 1992
  • Fisher, William Arms.  Notes on Music in Old Boston.  Boston:  O. Ditson, 1918.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: TE64B .F53
  • Foote, Henry Wilder.  Musical Life in Boston in the 18th CenturyWorcester:  The Society, 1940.
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: TE64B .F737
  • Johnson, H. Earle.  Musical Interludes in Boston, 1795-1830.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 1943. 
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: TE64B .J637 .m
  • Stebbins, Richard Poate.  The Making of Symphony Hall, Boston:  A History with Documents. . .Boston:  Boston Symphony Orchestra, 2000.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + ML200.8.B72 S967 2000