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Gift Books – 4th Quarter 2018 Published on: January 4, 2019

Each month a number of books and media are purchased from funds donated by Friends of the Library and other generous donors.  From October through December the following items were added to the collection:


Friends of the Library

028 LIT Literary Landscapes: Charting the Worlds of Classic Literature
028.9 MUS 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List
230 NON God’s Library: The Archaeology of Earliest Christian Manuscripts
523.8 BAR Dispatches from Planet 3: Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
641.337 HOF World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing
641.44 MAR Beginner’s Guide to Dehydrating Food
641.5 AME New Essentials Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Better Cooking
641.5 GOO Good Housekeeping Cookbook: 1,200 Triple-Tested Recipes
641.5631 BES What to Eat During Cancer Treatment: More than 130 Recipes to Help You Cope
641.5945 TAS Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey
641.5956 SOL Israeli Soul: Easy, Essential, Delicious
641.5964 GRE Orange Blossom & Honey: Magical Moroccan Recipes from the Souks to the Sahara
641.5973 COO Cook’s Illustrated Revolutionary Recipes: Groundbreaking Techniques, Compelling Voices, One-of-a-Kind Recipes
641.5976 TOU Chasing the Gator: Isaac Toups and the New Cajun Cooking
641.815 BER Rose’s Baking Basics: 100 Essential Recipes, With More than 600 Step-by-step Photos
664.024 RED The Norma Guide to Fermentation
709.7 ART Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now
747 GAI Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
751.7 CAM The Art of Reading: An Illustrated History of Books in Paint
780.899 FRU Experiencing Jewish Music in America: A Listener’s Companion
796.083 TAY Raising Young Athletes: Parenting Your Children to Victory in Sports
809.04 WRI Writer’s: Their Lives and Works
809.933 PUL Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling
810.935 SPA Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment
811.4 DOB After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America’s Greatest Poet
811.54 PLA V. 2 The Letters of Sylvia Plath: 1956-1963
813.54 SHI Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner, and the Writing Life
813.54 TRI Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling
BIOG GRANT GRA Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
GRAPHIC FIC DOU Dirty Plotte: The Complete Julie Doucet (2 vols.)
OVE 712 HOL Gardens of Bunny Mellon
OVE 726.5 LAU Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals
OVE 910.4 JOU Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Trips


In Memory of Virginia S. Biskeborn

362.18 JUS Threshold: Emergency Responders on the US-Mexico Border
372.21 FAL High Quality Early Learning for a Changing World


In Memory of Lester Daniell

811.54 COH Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings
821.912 ELI V. 1 Poems of T.S. Eliot: Practical Cats and Further Verses
821.912 ELI V. 2 Poems of T.S. Eliot: Practical Cats and Further Verses


Presented by the Eigen Family

709 ART Art: The Definitive Visual Guide
709.2 CAM An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden
709.73 AME American Modernism: Highlight from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
730.92 SER Conversations About Sculpture
750 BER Painting the Dream: From the Biblical Dream to Surrealism
782.4216 BEASTIE MIK Beastie Boys Book
782.4216 SMITH SMI Just Kids: Illustrated Edition
OVE 704.03 CHA Charles White: A Retrospective
OVE 759.9294 GOGH VAN Van Gogh & Japan
OVE 770 STA Stanley Kubrick Photographs: Through a Different Lens
OVE 779.9355  ADD Of Love & War
OVE 782.4216 LENNON LEN Imagine John Lennon


In Memory of Marie B. Hensler

635.022 WOO Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens
OVE 581.02 FLO Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants


In Memory of Caroline Hontz

LP FIC HON Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine


Gift of the Leffingwell Fund

520 RID Astronomy: A Visual Guide
530.12 BAL Beyond Weird: Everything You Thought You Knew About Quantum Physics is Different
629.409 LAU Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future
629.454 MUI Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects
OVE 629.45 KEL Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut’s Photographs from a Year In Space


 In Memory of Helen R. Thuebel

LP FIC ALB The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
LP FIC BAL Long Road to Mercy
LP FIC HIL Winter in Paradise
LP FIC MAC Alaskan Holiday
LP FIC MOR Nine Perfect Strangers


In Memory of John B. Westcott, Jr.

940.53 GRO Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance
940.54 BEE Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II
976.6 ECH Drawing Fire: A Pawnee, Artist, and Thunderbird in World War II


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