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BOOKS RELATED TO ATHENÆUM EVENTS WINTER 2020

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.

A Foray into Forgery and the Boston Athenæum’s Role in Exposing it, Thursday, January 9, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Dawson’s Fall, Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

  • Robinson, Roxana. Asking for Love
    • Library of Congress PZ4 .R664 As
  • Robinson, Roxana. Cost
    • Library of Congress PZ4 .R664 Co 2008

The Brick Moon: An Exemplar of 19th-Century Scientific Imagination, Tuesday, January 14 , 2020, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Wicked Pissed: New England’s Most Famous Feuds, Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter, Monday, January 20, 2020, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Plymouth Colony First Lady Penelope Winslow: Reconstructing a Life through Material Culture, Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.​​

A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage, Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home, Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

A Revolutionary Encounter in London, Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present, Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

EmpowerHER: Black Women in the Arts, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 6:00–7:15 p.m.

The Atlas of Boston History, Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

The Body Papers: A Memoir, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Art + Design, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Revere's Engraving of the Boston Massacre, Thursday, March 5, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Sartorial Suffrage, Friday, March 6, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

What the Books Don’t Tell You, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Once Upon a Neighborhood: Timeline and Anecdotal History of the South End of Boston, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

A Conversation on Agency: Displacement and Power During Political Turmoil, Thursday, March 12, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

John Hubbard Sturgis Endowed Lecture: The Cathedral and the City, Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.