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March Gift Books Published on: April 11, 2017

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Gift Books Purchased

Each month a number of books and media are purchased from funds donated by Friends of the Library and other generous donors.  In March 2017 the following items were added to the collection:


Friends of the Library

025.2 LIB Library Technology Buying Strategies
299.161 WIL Ireland’s Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth
364.168 STE Hacked: A Radical Approach to Hacker Culture and Crime
394.12 GOU Grape, olive, Pig: Deep Travels Through Spain’s Food Culture
530.01 WEA Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing
580 LAU Botanical Art from the Golden Age of Scientific Discovery
616.394 LAM Scurvy: The Disease of Discovery
641.5 OZ The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend
641.563 HAY Life in Balance: A Fresher Approach to Eating
641.567 JAN Jack’s Wife Freda: Cooking from new York’s West Village
641.5955 BUT Persepolis: Vegetarian Recipes from Persia and Beyond
641.5955 DUG Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan
641.5955 KHA The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen
641.5956 KAL Palestine on a Plate: Memories from My Mother’s Kitchen
641.5973 BAT Mario Batali Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA
641.5975 HES Food 52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead
641.8623 KO Better Baking: Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts
745.409 FIE Story of Design: From the Paleolithic to the Present
809.933 LIT Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
909 KEL Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us About Our Future
917.3 ALL Picturing America’s National Parks
974.734 BYA Our Time at Foxhollow Farm: A Hudson Valley Family Remembered
BIOG CHAMBERS ROS Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights
BIOG SWIFT STU Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel
OVE 709.56 JER Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven


In Memory of Janet H. Boettger

746.432 HER You Can Knit That: Foolproof Instructions For Fabulous Sweaters


 Gift of Sharon Bigelow in Memory of Alexander Butta

YA FIC ROT Carve the Mark


In Memory of Virginia S. Biskeborn

OVE 728.8 PEN A House in the Country


In Memory of Nalini D. Chittar

932 FRI Egyptomania: A History of Fascination, Obsession, and Fantasy


In Memory of Lester Daniell

811.54 ASH Commotion of the Birds: New Poems
811.54 BUR Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them
811.6 SAL Sun & Urn
821.914 MUL Selected Poems 1968-2014


In Loving Memory of Lester Daniell

J 811.54 GRI One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance


Presented by the Eigen Family

759.2 HOC A History of Pictures: From the Caves to the Computer Screen
OVE 741.9492 GOG Vincent Van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook
OVE 759.13 OKEEFFE GEO Georgia O’Keeffe
OVE 779.092 PRO William Eggleston Portraits


In Memory of Richard Haenschen

338.951 GEW Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China
613 KAB Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risk
976.942 SNY Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson


In Memory of Marie B. Hensler

712.092 AND Lives of the Great Gardeners


Gift of the Chatham Historical Society

NJ REF 974.974 PAN Madame Bey’s Home to Boxing Legends


 In Memory of Caroline Hontz

910.917 ONE All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World
LP 612.823 LEW Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
LP FIC DEL Girl Before
LP FIC GAR Right Behind You
LP FIC KIN My Not So Perfect Life
LP FIC ORE Killing the Rising Sun
LP FIC STE Mistress
LP FIC TOW Gentleman in Moscow


Gift of Learning Path Preschool 2016 Kinder-Campers

EJ WIL A Penny for Piggy


Gift of the Leffingwell Fund

577.3 FOR The Wood for the Trees: One Man’s Long View of Nature


In Memory of John B. Westcott, Jr.

813.52 MOR Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway’s Adventures as a World War II Correspondent
839.73 LIN War Diaries 1939-1945
940.53 HAY Why?: Explaining the Holocaust
940.531 CES Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949
940.534 FRI An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler
940.5449 WIL Blood and Fears: How America’s Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II
940.5456 MIL Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII
940.5486 CAR Dadland


Gift of the Woman’s Club of Chatham

974.71 SCE The Women Who Made New York


In Memory of Robert N. Yeager

OVE 912 GRE Great City Maps


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