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Books Related to Athenæum Events Winter 2011

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

Evening Concert, Aaron Jackson, Early Twentieth- Century Piano Sonatas: Berg, Scriabin, Ives, Stravinsky, and Copland

  • Austin, William.  Music in the 20th Century:  From Debussy through Stravinsky.   New York:  W.W. Norton, 1966.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: TC .Au77 
  • Chapin, Miles.  Eighty-eight Keys: The Making of a Steinway Piano.   New York:  Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1997.   
    • Location: Library of Congress
    • Call Number: + ML694 .C43 1997
  • McGee, Mickey, ed.  Yaddo:  Making American Culture.   New York:  New York Public Library, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books
    • Call Number: + NX511.S39 Y33 2008
  • Pollack, Howard.  Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man.   New York:  Henry Holt, 1999.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.C665 P64 1999

Lecture, James Bradley, Re-Visiting Wampum and other Seventeenth-Century Shell Games, 12:00 noon

  • Mavor, James W.  Manitou: The Sacred Landscape of New England's Native Civilization.   Rochester, Vt.:  Inner Traditions International, 1989.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + E78.N5 M38 1989
  • Simmons, William Scranton.  Spirit of the New England Tribe : Indian History and Folklore, 1620-1984.   Hanover:  University Press of New England, 1986.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E78.N5 S54 1986
  • West, George Arbor.  Tobacco, Pipes, and the Smoking Customs of the American Indians.   Milwaukee:  Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, 1934.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: 924 +W523
  • Wyss, Hilary E.  Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity and Native Community in Early America.   Amherst:  University of Massachusetts, 2000.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PS153.I52 W95 2000

Film, Ball of Fire, 5:30 p.m.

  • Adams, Michael.  Slang: The People’s Poetry.   Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PE3711 .A33 2009
  • Mordden, Ethan.  The Hollywood Studios: House Style in the Golden Age of the Movies.  New York:  A.A. Knopf, 1987.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN1993.5.U65 M64 1987
  • Swindell, Larry.  The Last Hero:  A Biography of Gary Cooper.   Garden City, NY:  Doubleday, 1980.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.C66 S95

Lecture, Maisie Houghton, Pitch Uncertain, 12:00 noon

  • Blais, Madeleine.  Uphill Walkers: Memoir of a Family.   New York:  Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HQ759.915 .B55 2001
  • Burroughs, Augusten.  Running with Scissors: A Memoir.   New York:  St. Martin’s Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.B8712 A3 2002
  • Hutner, Gordon.  What America read : taste, class, and the novel, 1920-1960.   Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PS379 .H86 2009
  • Merullo, Roland.  Revere Beach Elegy: A Memoir of Home and Beyond.   Boston:  Beacon Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.M4665 A3 2002

 

Lecture, William Kuhn, Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books, 6:00 p.m.

  • Beasley, Maurine Hoffman.  First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age.   Evanston:  Northwestern University Press, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress  Classification
    • Call Number: E176.2 .B43 2005
  • Belle, John.  Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives.   New York:  Norton, 2000.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NA6313.N4 B45 2000
  • The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: Auction, Tuesday, April 23, 1996 ... Sotheby's.   New York:  Sotheby’s, 1996.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg N5220 .O52 1996
  • Koestenbaum, Wayne.  Jackie Under My Skin: Interpreting an Icon.   New York:  Picador, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.O62 K63 2009

Lecture, Elizabeth Hunnewell, Ted Stebbins, and John Humphrey, Trust Me… Jump!

  • Brooks, Phillips.  The Consolations of God: Great Sermons of Phillips Brooks.   Grand Rapids:  W.B. Eerdman’s Pub. Co., 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: BX5937.B83 C66 2003
  • Harp, Gillis J.  Brahmin Prophet : Phillips Brooks and the Path of Liberal Protestantism.   Lanham, Md.:  Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: BX5995.B8 H37 2003
  • The Makers of Trinity Church in the City of Boston.   Amherst:  University of Massachusetts Press, 2004.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NA5235.B75 M35 2004
  • Witham, Larry.  A City Upon a Hill: How Sermons Changed the Course of American History.   New York:  HarperOne, 2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: BR515 .W58 2007

Civic Discourse series, “Immigrants in America”

  • Boosahda, Elizabeth.  Arab-American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant Community.   Austin : University of Texas Press, c2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F74.W9 B67 2003
  • Johnson, Violet Showers.  The Other Black Bostonians: West Indians in Boston, 1900-1950.   Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F73.7.W54 J64 2006
  • Jones, Maldwyn Allen.  American Immigration.   Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JV6450 .J6 1992
  • Nugent, Walter T.K.  Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations, 1870-1914.   Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1992
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JV6465 .N84 1992
  • Geyer, Georgie Anne.  Americans No More.   New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JV6455 .G49 1996

Lecture, Jessica B. Harris, High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

  • Berlin, Ira.  The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations.   New York: Viking, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E185 .B473 2010
  • Dance, Daryl Cumber, ed.  From My People: 400 Years of African American Folklore.   New York: Norton, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: GR111.A47 F76 2002
  • Gates, Henry Louis.  In Search of our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed their Past.   New York: Crown Publishers, 2009.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E185.96 .G384 2009
  • Haber, Barbara.  From Hardtack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of American Cooks and Meals.   New York: Free Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX360.U6 H33 2002
  • Kurlansky, Mark.  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

Exhibition Opening (Reception on Tuesday, February 15th), Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey

  • Cummins, Julie, ed.  Children's Book Illustration and Design.  New York:  Library of Applied Design, PBC International, 1991.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  Lg NC965 .C43 1991
  • McDermott, Kevin.  Elephant House: Or, the Home of Edward Gorey.   San Francisco:  Pomegranate, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NX512.G67 M33 2003
  • Meyer, Susan E.  A Treasury of the Great Children's Book Illustrators.   New York:  Abrams, 1983.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NC965 .M49 1983
  • Stoker, Bram.  Dracula.   London:  Rider and Co., 1897.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number:  PZ3.S871 Dr 1897
  • Kucich, John and Sadoff, Dianne F., editors.  Victorian Afterlife: Postmodern Culture Rewrites the Nineteenth Century.   Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 2000.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number:  PR461 .V5 2000

Lecture, Drew Gilpin Faust, This Republic of Suffering: Death  and the American Civil War

  • Bahr, Howard.  Judas Field:  A Novel of the Civil War.   New York:  H. Holt, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.B1484 Ju 2006
  • Brinsfield, John W., ed.  The Spirit Divided: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains : The Confederacy.   Macon, Ga.:  Mercer University Press, 2005.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E635 .S7 2005
  • Davis, William C.  A Taste for War: The Culinary History of the Blue and the Gray.  Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E468.9 .D285 2003
  • Mitchell, Reid.  The Vacant Chair: The Northern Soldier Leaves Home.   New York:  Oxford University Press, 1993.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E468.9 .M68 1993
  • Ramold, Steven, J.  Baring the Iron Hand: Discipline in the Union Army.   DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E491 .R36 2010

A Children’s Library Event, Suzanne Terry, Beatrix & Her Bunnies

  • Lear, Linda.  Beatrix Potter, a Life in Nature.   New York: St. Martin's Press, c2007.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT788.P68 L42 2007
  • Mackey, Margaret, ed.  Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit: A Children's Classic at 100.   Lanham, Md.: Children's Literature Association and the Scarecrow Press, 2002.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PR6031.O72 T333 2002
  • Sale, Roger.  Fairy Tales and After: Snow White to E. B. White.   Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1978.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN1009.A1 S24
  • Victoria and Albert Museum.  Beatrix Potter: The V & A Collection: The Leslie Linder Bequest of Beatrix Potter Material: Watercolours, Drawings, Manuscripts, Books, Photographs and Memorabilia.   London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985.   
    • Location: Library of Congress or Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: PR6031.O72 T333 2002

Lecture, Karen Wilkin, An Introduction to Edward Gorey; or Preaching to the Converted

            See Gorey Exhibition, above.

Lecture, in conjunction with the Royal Oak Foundation, David Henry George Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles, Harewood: A Country House for the Twenty-First Century

  • 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
  • Kennedy, Carol.  Harewood: The Life and Times of an English Country House.   London: Hutchinson, 1982.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DA664.H42 K455
  • 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
  • Sellers, Jane, ed.  The Art of Thomas Chippendale: Master Furniture Maker.   Leeds: Harewood House Trust, 2000.
    • Location: Library of Congress or Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: NK2542.C5 A4 2000
  • 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

Concert, Duncan Cumming, The Capital Trio and Guests. Music by Beethoven, Malsky, and Dvorak, 6:00 p.m.

  • Beckerman, Michael Brim.  New Worlds of Dvořák: Searching in America for the Composer's Inner life.   New York: Norton, 2003.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT948.D95 B42 2003
  • Cooper, Barry.  Beethoven and the Creative Process.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ML410.B4 C74 1990
  • Seth, Vikram.  An Equal Music.   New York: Broadway Books, 1999.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.S495 Eq
  • Ulrich, Homer.  Chamber Music; The Growth & Practice of an Intimate Art.   New York, Columbia Univ. Press, 1948.   
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: TCCg .Ul744

Poetry Reading, Kevin Young, Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels, 6:00 p.m.

  • Davis, David Brion.  Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.   New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E441 .D2495 2006
  • Jones, Howard.  Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy.   New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E447 .J66 1986
  • Schama, Simon.  Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves, and the American Revolution.   New York, Ecco, 2006.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: E269.N3 S33 2006
  • Wheelan, Joseph.  Mr. Adams's Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress.   New York: PublicAffairs, 2008.   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.A313 W53 2008