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Books Related to Athenæum Events Autumn 2017

Listed below are books relevant to some of the topics presented this autumn. 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.

The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera, Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories, Monday, September 11, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m​.

Prince Harry Boy to Man, Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Monument Wars: A Pop-Up Discussion about Collective Memory and Public Art, Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:00–2:00 p.m.​

Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World’s Most Famous Diamond, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

The Girl At the Baggage Claim: Examining the East-West Culture Gap, Monday, September 25, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

The Boston Roots of the Trump Anti-Immigrant Playbook, Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age: Libraries, Books, and the Digital Future, Thursday, October 5, 2017, 5:30–7:00 p.m.​

The General vs. the President, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Systems Thinking, Extraordinary Longevity, and Pot, Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Boston and the Chinese Exclusion Act, Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 12:00–1:30 p.m.​

Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Letter from the Editor: Literary Tales, Trials, and Tribulations, Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.

The Big Book of Rogues and Villains, Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America, Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00–3:00 p.m.​

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Vincent Youmans: Great American Songwriter, Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Now or Never! 54th Massachusetts Infantry’s War to End Slavery, Saturday, November 18, 2017, 1:00–2:30 p.m.​

Our Future with Bees, Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, Monday, December 4, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Red Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics, Monday, December 11, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

Pianist Frederick Moyer in Concert, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Meet Us There! Day Trip: Henry James and American Painting, Friday, December 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.​