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Books Related to Athenæum Events Winter 2012

Below are listed some books relevant to the topics presented this winter. 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 shelves where these books are to discover more.

Book Talk, Cullen Murphy, God’s Jury:  The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

  • Feitlowitz, Marguerite, FirstA Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of TortureNew York: Oxford University Press, 1998  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F2849.2 .F37 1998
  • Heilbron, J.L.  Galileo.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2010   
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT1138.G14 H44 2010
  • Mayer, JaneThe Dark Side:  The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American IdealsNew York: Doubleday, 2008  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: HV6432 .M383 2008
  • Reston, JamesDogs of God:  Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the MoorsNew York:  Doubleday, 2005  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: BX1735 .R47 2007

Lecture, David McCullough, The Greater Journey:  Americans in Paris

  • Bald, Wambly.  On the Left Bank, 1929-1933Athens, Ohio:  Ohio University Press, 1987
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DC715 .B22 1987
  • Davis, DeborahStrapless : John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame XNew York: Penguin Group, 2003  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: ND237.S3 D38 2003
  • Franck, DanThe Bohemians:  The Birth of Modern Art Paris: 1900-1930London :  Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: DC715 .F7513 2001
  • Simon, Linda.  Gertrude Stein Remembered.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.S827 S56

Book Talk, Alan Lightman, Mr. g:  A Novel about the Creation

  • Deutsch, DavidBeginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the WorldNew York: Viking, 2011.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: Q175.32.E97 D48 2011
  • Goldstein, Rebecca36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of FictionNew York: Pantheon Books, 2010  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.G64144 Th 2010
  • Lessing, Doris.  The Cleft.  New York: HarperCollins, 2007  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ3.L56684 Cl 2007
  • Potter, ChristopherYou Are Here: A Portable History of the UniverseNew York: HarperCollins, 2009  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: QB981 .P68 2009

Film, Lassie Come Home

  • Duncan, David Douglas.  Thor.  New York: Lyons & Burford, 1993  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + SF426.2 .D86 1993
  • Orlean, Susan.  Rin Tin Tin:  The Life and the Legend.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: SF429.G37 O75 2011
  • Rozell, NedWalking My Dog, Jane:  From Valdez to Prudhoe Bay Along the Trans-Alaska PipelinePittsburgh:  Duquesne University Press, 2000
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F910.5 R695 2000
  • Thomas, Elizabeth MarshallThe Social Lives of Dogs: The Grace of Canine CompanyNew York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: SF433 .T49 2000

Lecture, Robert Darnton, Jefferson’s Taper

  • Darnton, RobertThe Case for Books: Past, Present, and FutureNew York: PublicAffairs, 2009  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z116.A2 D37 2009
  • Lukacs, JohnThe Future of HistoryNew Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: D16.8 .L93 2011
  • Pearson, DavidBooks As History:  The Importance of Books Beyond Their Texts.   London:  British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2008.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + Z4 .P43 2008

Lecture, James Reid-Cunningham, Roll to Codex to Kindle:  Books and Libraries in the Age of Digitization

  • Carrière, Jean-ClaudeThis Is Not the End of the Book:  A ConversationLondon:  Harvill Secker 2011.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: Z1003 .C29513 2011
  • Eliot, Simon [ed].  A Companion to the History of the Book.  Malden, MA:  Blackwell Pub., 2007.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + Z4 .C73 2007
  • Rosenzweig, RoyClio Wired:  The Future of the Past in the Digital AgeNew York: Columbia University Press, 2011.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: D16.117 .R67 2011

Book Talk, Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams:  A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life

  • Adams, MarionThe Letters of Mrs. Henry Adams, 1865-1883BostonLittle, Brown, and Company, 1936.  
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: VE5 .Ad16
  • Brookhiser, RichardAmerica's First Dynasty:  The Adamses, 1735-1918New York: Free Press, 2002.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT274.A32 B76 2002
  • Friedrich, Otto.  Clover.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.A32 F74
  • Kirstein, LincolnMemorial to a Marriage: An Album on the Saint-Gaudens Memorial in Rock Creek Cemetery Commissioned by Henry Adams in Honor of his wife, Marian Hooper AdamsNew York : Metropolitan Museum of Art: Distributed by Abrams, 1989
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg CT275.A32 K57 1989

Lecture, John Tschirch, The Breakers:  The Making of a Gilded Landmark in Newport

  • Benway, Ann MA Guidebook to Newport Mansions of the Preservation Society of Newport CountyNewport, R.I.: Preservation Society, 1984.  
    • Location: Tract (Appointment required)
    • Call Number: F79 no.1
  • Davis, DeborahGilded:  How Newport Became America's Richest ResortHoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: F89.N5 D38 2009
  • Kathrens, Michael CNewport Villas:  The Revival Styles, 1885-1935New York: W.W. Norton, 2009.  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg NA7238.N67 K38 2009
  • Mrozowski, Stephen AThe Archaeology of Class in Urban AmericaCambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + E159.5 .M76 2006

Book Talk, Craig Taylor, Londoners:  The Days and Nights of London Now

  • Ackroyd, Peter.  London:  The Biography.  New York: Publisher, 19xx  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Nan A. Talese, 2001
  • Coke, DavidVauxhall Gardens:  A HistoryNew Haven: Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2011
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: + DA689.G3 C65 2011
  • Marriott, JohnBeyond the Tower:  A History of East LondonNew Haven: Yale University Press, 2011  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: DA685.E1 M33 2011
  • Ross, CatherineTwenties London: A City in the Jazz AgeLondon: Museum of London:  Philip Wilson Publishers; New York:  Distributed in the USA and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan (St. Martin's Press), 2003
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: + DA684 .R67 2003

 

Lecture, Russell Maret, Letter Forms as Content

  • Garfield, SimonJust My Type: A Book About FontsLondon: Profile Books, 2010  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: Z250 .G228 2010
  • Gray, NicoletteA History of Lettering:  Creative Experiment and Letter IdentityOxford:  Phaidon, 1986
    • Location:  Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + NK3600 .G71
  • Loxley, Simon.  Type:  The Secret History of Letters.  London; New York:  I.B. Tauris, 2004 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z250.A2 L6 2004
  • Young, Doyald.  Art of the Letter.  Hamilton, Ohio: SMART Papers, 2003
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + Z250.5.L6 Y68 2003

Book Talk, Charlotte Au Chocolat:  Memories of a Restaurant Girlhood

  • Abeel, Daphne [ed.]A city's Life and Times:  Cambridge in the Twentieth CenturyCambridge, Mass.:  Cambridge Historical Society, 2007
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: F74.C1 C555 2007
  • Chang, DavidMomofukuNew York:  Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2009
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + TX724.5.A1 C43 2009
  • Damrosch, PhoebeService Included:  Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping WaiterNew York: William Morrow, 2007
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: TX910.5.D36 A3 2007
  • Sheehan, JasonCooking Dirty:  A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the KitchenNew York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: CT275.S52316 A3 2009

Film, Helvetica

  • Firmage, Richard AThe Alphabet Abecedarium:  Some Notes on LettersBoston:  D.A. Godine, 1993
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: P211 .F6 1993
  • Kinross, RobinUnjustified Texts:  Perspectives on TypographyLondon: Hyphen, 2002 
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z246 .K56 2002
  • Lundmark, TorbjörnQuirky Qwerty:  The Story of the Keyboard @ Your FingertipsSydney, NSW, Australia: UNSW Press, 2002
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Z49.A1 L86 2002
  • Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic StylesKöln; Los Angeles: Taschen, 2009
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg Z250.A2 T47 2009

 

Lecture, Peter Walsh, A House in Common:  The Creation, Loss, Discovery, Denial, Discovery, Loss, and Discovery of Cave Art

  • Clotte, Jean [et al]Chauvet Cave:  The Art of Earliest TimesSalt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2003  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: Lg GN772.2.M3 G7613 2003
  • Curtis, GregoryThe Cave Painters:  Probing the Mysteries of the World's First ArtistsNew York:  Anchor Books 2007
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N5310.5.F7 C87 2007
  • Draine, BetsyMurder in LascauxMadison, Wis. : Terrace Books:  A trade imprint of the University of Wisconsin Press, 2011
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: PZ4.D762 Mul 2011
  • Walker, MartinThe Caves of Périgord:  A NovelNew York:  Simon & Schuster, 2002  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PZ4.W183 Ca 2002

 

Lecture, Father J. Bryan Hehir, Conflict, Statecraft, and the Ethics of Force

  • Fisk, RobertThe Age of the Warrior: Selected EssaysNew York: Nation Books, 2008  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: PN5130.I53 F58 2008
  • Gelb, Leslie HPower Rules:  How Common Sense Can Rescue American Foreign PolicyNew York: HarperCollins, 2009  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: JZ1480.A5 G45 2009
  • Sherman, NancyThe Untold War:  Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of our SoldiersNew York: W.W. Norton, 2010
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: U22.3 .S44 2010 
  • Smith, RupertThe Utility of Force:  The Art of War in the Modern WorldNew York: Knopf, 2007
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: U21.2 .S624 2007

Lecture, Ted Stebbins, ‘Unprecedented and Shocking:” Boston and the Rejection of Modern Art

  • Bloom, Hyman.  Hyman Bloom.  Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1954
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: + ND237.B644 B6
  • Bookbinder, Judith ArleneBoston Modern:  Figurative Expressionism as Alternative ModernismDurham, N.H.: University of New Hampshire Press; Hanover: University Press of New England, 2005
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Call Number: N6512.5.F5 B66 2005
  • Brown, Milton WolfThe Story of the Armory Show.  [n.p.] Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation; distributed by New York Graphic Society [Greenwich, Conn., 1963]
    • Location: Cutter Classification
    • Call Number: U85 .B814
  • Lasko, PeterThe Expressionist Roots of ModernismManchester, U.K.; New York: Manchester University Press; New York: Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003  
    • Location: Library of Congress Classification
    • Temporarily shelved at New Books Shelves
    • Call Number: + N6868.5.E9 L37 2003