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Books Related to Athenæum Events Autumn 2019

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.

Missionaries of Impressionism: The American Collectors of Renoir, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

A Dream Between Two Rivers: Stories of Liminality, Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

First: Sandra Day O’Connor, Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

The Piracy Paradigm: Copyright, Technology, and What Happens When a Book No Longer is a "Book," Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

The Ghosts of Eden Park, Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

The Life and Saga of Harriet Jacobs, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​​

Images and Shadows, Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Jefferson's White House: Monticello on the Potomac, Thursday, October 31, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall, Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Heirs of an Honored Name: The Decline of the Adams Family and the Rise of Modern America, Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

The William Orville Thomson Endowed Lecture: All Necessary and Useful Knowledge: Thomas Bray’s Libraries for Colonial America, Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving, Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: (Anti)SUFFRAGE, Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00–7:30 p.m.

The World That We Knew, Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

We The People: The 500-Year Battle Over Who is American, Thursday, December 12, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Reading Craft: Understanding History Through Reproduction, Monday, December 16, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.