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Books Related to Athenæum Events Winter 2015

Listed below are 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: By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review by Pamela Paul, 6 p.m., Monday January 12

Book Talk: Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrowby Anthony Flint, 6 p.m., Wednesday January 21

Book Talk: The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army by Colin Calloway, 12 p.m., Wednesday January 28

Book Talk: Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security by Sarah Chayes, 12 p.m., Friday January 30

Lecture: Michael Levin: The Future of Book Publishing: The Coming Collapse of New York Publishers and the Rise of Independent Books, 6 p.m., Monday February 2

Concert: The Copley String Quartet: Music of Haydn and Mozart: Haydn String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77 No.2, Mozart String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K. 575, 6 p.m., Wednesday February 4

Book Talk: Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare’s Sonnets by Neil L. Rudenstine, 12 p.m., Thursday February 5

Book Talk: Foreign Correspondent by H.D.S. Greenway, 6 p.m., Wednesday February 11

Martini Movie Night: My Man Godfrey (Universal Pictures, 1936),  5:30 p.m, Thursday February 12

Concert: Frank Glazer 1:30 p.m., Sunday February 15

Exhibition Opening: American Neoclassical Sculpture Opening Reception 5:30 p.m., Wednesday February 25

Book Talk: Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I by Charles Spencer, 12 p.m.,  Thursday February 26

Concert: Steve Ross: Music of Gershwin, Porter, Sondheim, Astaire, and Coward, 7 p.m., Wednesday March 4

Book Talk: Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port-Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi by Donald S. Frazier, 12 p.m., Tuesday March 10

Lecture: A Night with E. O. Wilson: A Discussion Moderated by Steve Heuser, 6 p.m., Wednesday March 11

Book Talk: The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Boston’s Great Fire, and the Hunt for America’s Youngest Serial Killer by Roseanne Montillo, 12 p.m. Thursday March 19

Book Talk: Arts and Crafts Architecture: History and Heritage in New England by Maureen Meister, 12 p.m., Monday March 23

Book Talk: Americans in Paris: Foundations of America’s Architectural Gilded Age by Margot M. Ellis, 6 p.m. Tuesday March 24

Book Talk: A Little Gothic Castle: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill by Michael Snodin, 6 p.m. Thursday March 26

Book Talk: The Surgeon of Crowthorne by Simon Winchester and The Folio Society, 6 p.m., Tuesday March 31