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Books Related to Athenæum Events Spring 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.

Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Unfathoming, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

Music, Conservation, and the Environment, Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Frame by Frame: Snaps of the Intersection of Science and Photography, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

Researching Religion in the Collections of the Boston Athenæum and the Congregational Library & Archives, Monday, April 24, 2017, 10:00–11:00 a.m.​

Civic Engagement: Purposeful Contributions to a Greater Good, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

Prince Charles, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

L'Oreille de Proust, Monday, May 1, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

Off Stage: Reading Aftermath (A Geological Survey), Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

A Composer's Sense of Place, Monday, May 8, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

ADHD’s Challenges and Controversies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Multiple Choice: Exploring Religious Plurality through REV. 23, a New Opera, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

Nietzsche: Philosopher of Lightness and Dynamite, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

Robert Gould Shaw and the Shaw Memorial, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Four Generations of the Adams Family Presented by the Poets’ Theatre, Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:00–7:30 p.m.​

For Our Fathers: An Evening with Ute Gfrerer & Lisa Rosowsky, Monday, June 12, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​

Opioids: The Literary, Experiential Point of View, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​

Contemporary Art + Craft: A Conversation with Jasmine Baetz and Lisa Houck, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:00–7:00 p.m.​