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Books Related to Athenæum Events Winter 2014

Below are listed books relevant to some of 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: You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier’s Mission to Bring Him Home, 12noon, January 9

  • Allen, Michael J.  Until the Last Man Comes Home
    • LC Classification: DS559.4 .A44 2009
  • Hanson, Neil. Unknown Soldiers
    • LC Classification: D639.M56 H36 2006
  • Hawley, Thomas M. The Remains of War
    • New Book, LC Classification: DS559.8.M5 H28 2005
  • Keegan, John. Soldiers : a History of Men in Battle
    • LC Classification: + U21.2 .K425 1986
  • Limón, Martin. The Wandering Ghost : a novel
    • LC Classification: PZ4.L732 Wa 2007

Book Talk: The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind and Changed the History of Free Speech in America, 6pm, January 14

  • Freeberg, Ernest. Democracy's Prisoner : Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent
    • LC Classification: HX84.D3 F74 2008
  • Lewis, Anthony. Freedom for the Thought That We Hate : a Biography of the First Amendment
    • LC Classification: KF4770 .L49 2007
  • Menand, Louis.  The Metaphysical Club
    • LC Classification: E169.1 .M546 2001
  • O’Connor, Sandra Day. Out of Order : Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
    • New Book, LC: KF8742 .O276 2013
  • Rabban, David M. Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years
    • LC Classification: KF4772 .R33 1997

Book Talk: Orfeo, 12noon, January 22

  • Ball, Philip.  The Music Instinct
    • LC Classification: ML3800 .B2085 2010
  • Borowitz, Albert. Musical Mysteries from Mozart to John Lennon
    • LC Classification: ML3916 .B6 2010
  • Fulmer, David. The Blue Door: a novel
    • LC Classification: New acquisition, see Reference
  • Powers, Richard. Gold Bug Variations
    • LC Classification: PZ4.P88932 Go
  • Powers, Richard. The Time of Our Singing
    • LC Classification: PZ4.P88932 Ti 2003

Film & Discussion Lone Star, 5pm, January 22

  • Brownlow, Kevin. The War, the West, and the Wilderness
    • LC Classification: + PN1993.5.U6 B76 1979
  • Hills, Patricia. The American Frontier: Images and Myths
    • LC Classification: ND210 .H46
  • Prats, A.J. Invisible Natives : Myth and Identity in the American Western
    • LC Classification: PN1995.9.I48 P69 2002
  • Sayles, John.  A Moment in the Sun: a novel
    • LC Classification: PZ4.S27525 Mo 2011
  • Smith, Henry Nash. Virgin Land : the American West as Symbol and Myth
    • Cutter Classification: 97 .Sm57 .v .2

Panel Discussion: The Future of the Museum: The Public, 6pm, January 27

  • Hudson, Kenneth. Museums of Influence
    • LC Classification: + N410 .H79
  • Kaplan, Flora E.S. Museums and the Making of "Ourselves"
    • LC Classification: AM7 .M882 1994
  • McClellan, Andrew. Art and its Publics : Museum Studies at the Millennium
    • LC Classification: N435 .A78 2003
  • Preziosi, Donald & Farago, Claire. Grasping the World
    • LC Classification: AM7 .G58 2004
  • Siegel, Jonah. The Emergence of the Modern Museum
    • LC Classification: AM41 .E44 2008

Family Event: Skating at the Frog Pond, 10:30am, February 1

  • Baker, Keith. No Two Alike
    • Picture Book: + BAKER
  • Na, Il Sung. Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit
    • Picture Book: + NA
  • Obed, Ellen Bryan.  Twelve Kinds of Ice
    • Children's: PZ7.O118 Twe 2012
  • Sabuda, Robert.  Winter's Tale
    • Picture Book: SABUD
  • Wolff, Ashley.  Baby Bear Counts One
    • New Children Picture Book + WOLFF

Book Talk: Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865, 12noon, February 4

  • Bell, Griffin B.  Footnotes to history : a Primer on the American Political Character
    • LC Classification: E169.1 .B433 2008
  • Grimsley, Mark. The Hard Hand of War : Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865
    • LC Classification: E487 .G78 1995
  • Sanders, Charles W.  While in the Hands of the Enemy : Military Prisons of the Civil War
    • LC Classification: E615 .S218 2005
  • Stout, Harry S.  Upon the Altar of the Nation : a Moral History of the American Civil War
    • LC Classification: E468.9 .S94 2006
  • Trudeau, Noah Andre.   Out of the Storm : the End of the Civil War, April-June 1865
    • LC Classification: E477.6 .T78 1994

Book Talk: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman, 6pm, February 5

  • Benfey, Christopher E.G.  Red brick, Black Mountain, White Clay : Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival
    • LC Classification: N72.S6 B398 2012
  • Braham, Jeanne.  Made by Hand : Art and Craft in the Heartland of New England
    • LC Classification: NK810 .B73 2004
  • Sennett, Richard.  The Craftsman
    • LC Classification: BJ1498 .S46 2008
  • Steinmetz, Rollin C.  Vanishing Crafts and Their Craftsmen
    • Cutter Classification: UU25 .St362
  • Williams, Gerry.  Apprenticeship in Craft
    • LC Classification: NK65 .A77

Panel Discussion: The Future of the Museum: Technology, 6pm, February 10

  • Bernstein, William J. Masters of the Word : How Media Shaped History from the Alphabet to the Internet
    • LC Classification: P90 .B455 2013
  • Carr, David.  Open Conversations : Public Learning in Libraries and Museums
    • LC Classification: Z716.4 .C37 2011
  • Carr, David.  A Place Not a Place : Reflection and Possibility in Museums and Libraries
    • LC Classification: E169.12 .C2785 2006
  • Russo, John Paul.  The Future without a Past : the Humanities in a Technological Society
    • LC Classification: AZ103 .R87 2005

Concert:  Trio Cleonice, 6pm, February 12

  • Bowen, Catharine Drinker.   "Free artist"; the Story of Anton and Nicholas Rubinstein
    • Cutter Classification: 5B .R82 .b
  • Holden, Athony.  Tchaikovsky : a Biography
    • LC Classification: CT1218.T24 H66 1996
  • Kalman, Esther.  Tchaikovsky Discovers America
    • Children's Library: + PZ7.K1254 Tc 1995

Book Talk: Born to Battle: Grant and Forrest--- Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga, 12noon, February 14

  • Ballard, Michael B.  Grant at Vicksburg : the General and the Siege
    • New LC Classification: E475.27 .B356 2013
  • Daniel, Larry J.  Shiloh : the Battle that Changed the Civil War
    • LC Classification: E473.54 .D36 1997
  • Flood, Charles Bracelen.  Grant's Final Victory : Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year
    • LC Classification: CT275.G729 F52 2011
  • Hurst, Jack.  Nathan Bedford Forrest
    • LC Classification: CT275.F6712 H87
  • Woodworth, Steven E. This Grand Spectacle : the Battle of Chattanooga
    • LC Classification: E475.97 .W66 1999

Concert: Frank Glazer’s 99th Birthday Concert Celebration, 6pm, February 19

  • Hildebrandt, Dieter. Pianoforte, a Social History of the Piano
    • LC Classification: ML650 .H5313 1988
  • Nichols, Roger.  Ravel
    • LC Classification: CT1018.R38 N512 2011
  • Stuckenschmidt, Hans Heinz.  Schoenberg : His Life, World, and Work
    • LC Classification: CT918.S28 S93
  • Vigeland, Carl A. In Concert : Onstage and Offstage with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
    • LC Classification: ML200.8.B72 S948 1989
  • Wilson, Susan, et. al.  Symphony Hall : the First 100 Years
    • LC Classification: Lg ML200.8.B72 S9673 2000x

Panel Discussion: The Future of the Museum: Governance, 6pm, February 24

  • Alexander, Edward P. Museum Masters : Their Museums and Their Influence
    • LC Classification: N406.A1 A4
  • Higonnet, Anne. A Museum of One's Own : Private Collecting, Public Gift
    • LC Classification: + N5210 .H54 2009
  • Meyer, Karl Ernest. The Art Museum : Power, Money, Ethics
    • LC Classification: N510 .M47
  • Pointon, Marcia R. Art Apart : Art Institutions and Ideology Across England and North America
    • LC Classification: N1020 .A78 1994
  • Weil, Stephen E. Beauty and the Beasts : On Museums, art, the Law, and the Market
    • LC Classification: KF4305.A75 W44 1983

Book Talk: The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, 6pm, February 25

  • Axelrod, Alan. The Real History of the Cold War
    • LC Classification: D843 .A88 2009
  • Kinzer, Stephen.  All the Shah's Men : an American coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
    • LC Classification: DS318 .K49 2003
  • Mosley, Leonard.  Dulles : a Biography of Eleanor, Allen and John Foster Dulles and Their Family Network
    • Cutter Classification: 65 .9Y⁰D888
  • Pruessen, Ronald W.  John Foster Dulles : the Road to Power
    • LC Classification: CT275.D841 P78
  • Saunders, Frances, Stonor.  Who Paid the Piper?  The Cultural Cold war : the CIA and the World of Arts and Letters
    • LC Classification:E169.12 .S285 2000

Lecture: A Tale of Two Gardeners: Emily Dickinson and Beatrix Potter, 12noon, March 1

  • Brown, Jane.  Eminent Gardeners : Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980
    • LC Classification: SB469.9 .B762x
  • Farr Judith.  The Gardens of Emily Dickinson
    • LC Classification: PS1541.Z5 F265 2004
  • Havill, Juanita.  I Heard It From Alice Zucchini : Poems About the Garden
    • Children's Library: + PS3558.A7846 I2 2006
  • Lear, Linda J. Beatrix Potter, a Life in Nature
    • LC Classification: CT788.P68 L42 2007
  • Liebling, Jerome.  The Dickinsons of Amherst
    • LC Classification: + PS1541.Z5 L43 2001

Book Talk: The Hub's Metropolis: Greater Boston's Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth, 12noon, March 12

  • Bundi, Andrew. Boston, City on a Hill : an Illustrated History
    • LC Classification: + F73.3 .B96 1984
  • Haglund, Karl. Inventing the Charles River
    • LC Classification: F72.C46 H33 2003
  • Shand-Tucci, Douglass. Built in Boston : City and Suburb, 1800-2000
    • LC Classification: + NA735.B7 S53 1999
  • Warner, Sam Bass. Greater Boston : Adapting Regional Traditions to the Present
    • LC Classification: F73.3 .W37 2001
  • Warner, Sam Bass. Streetcar Suburbs: the Process of Growth in Boston, 1870-1900
    • LC Classification: HN80.B7 W3 1978

Concert:  The Capital Trio, 6pm, March 24

  • Block, Adrienne Fried.  Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian : the Life and Work of an American Composer, 1867-1944
    • LC Classification: CT275.B3955 B62 1998
  • Harris, Robert. What to Listen for in Mozart
    • LC Classification: ML410.M9 H17 1992
  • Niemetschek, Franz Xaver.  Mozart : the First Biography
    • LC Classification: CT918.M69 N53 2007

Book Talk: The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South, 12noon, March 27

  • Freehling, William W. The South vs. the South : How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War
    • LC Classification: E487 .F83 2001
  • Grimsley, Mark and Simpsons, Brooks D. The Collapse of the Confederacy
    • LC Classification: E487 .C67 2001
  • Hutchinson, Coleman.  Apples and Ashes : Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederate States of America
    • LC Classification: PS261 .H88 2012
  • Levine, Bruce C. Confederate Emancipation : Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War
    • LC Classification: E453 .L48 2006
  • Robinson, Armstead L. Bitter Fruits of Bondage : the Demise of Slavery and the Collapse of the Confederacy, 1861-1865
    • LC Classification: E453 .R63 2005