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October/November Gift Books Published on: December 20, 2017

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 October and November 2017 the following items were added to the collection:


Friends of the Library

069.092 DEL Collection the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum
091.094 DEH Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into Medieval World
306.362 NAI Slavery and Silence: Latin America and the U.S. Slave Debate
324.6 GOO Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State
641.3 ELI Food on the Page: Cookbooks and American Culture
641.5 CEN Baco: Vivid Recipes from the Heart of Los Angeles
641.5 DRU The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!: Simple, Scrumptious Recipes for Crazy Busy Lives
641.5 PER Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites
641.563 MUL Real Food Heals: Eat to Feel Younger + Stronger Every Day
641.5636 CHA Vegetarian Times Plant-Powered Protein Cookbook: Over 200 Healthy & Delicious Whole-Food Dishes
641.5636 MOO The Moosewood Restaurant Table: 250 Brand-New Recipes from the Natural Foods Restaurant That Revolutionized Eating in America
641.5884 ACH The Chef and the Slow Cooker
641.86 OTT Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi
641.8654 PER The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies, and Bars
809.9335 PUC Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization
828.914 BEN Keeping On Keeping On
973.8 WHI Republic for Which it Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896
OVE 779.092 YAM Yamamoto Masao: Tori


Gift of Sharon Bigelow In Memory of Alexander Butta

JFIC PAT Laugh Out Loud


In Memory of Lester Daniell

016.782 FRI Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums
808.1 WHO Who Reads Poetry: 50 Views from Poetry Magazine
811.54 BID Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016


In Loving Memory of Lester Daniell

J 811.6 HAR I’m Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups
J 811.54 SIL Runny Babbit Returns: Another Silly Book


Presented by the Eigen Family

307.76 GOO Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street
522 NAT Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA
730.92 CALDER PER Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years 1898-1940
974.71 WAL V. 2 Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919
GRAPHIC 974.71 WER Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York


Gift of the author Bill Freund

EJ FRE The Cookie That Saved My Family
EJ FRE The Towel That Saved Elizabeth


In Memory of Grace Doherty Gonzalez

811.54 BRA Lazarus Poems: Selected Poetry of Erin Moure
811.54 LAN Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks
811.54 MOO New Collected Poems: Marianne Moore


In Memory of Caroline Hontz

LP FIC DEM Cuban Affair
LP FIC LEC A Legacy of Spies


Gift of the author Penelope Lagos

EJ LAG I Miss My Best Friend


In Memory of Helen R. Thuebel

LP 328.73 FRA Al Franken: Giant of the Senate
LP 976.6 GRA Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
LP FIC FOL A Column of Fire
LP FIC GRA Y is for Yesterday
LP FIC KAR To Be Where You Are
LP FIC NG Little Fires Everywhere
LP FIC ORE Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence
LP FIC PAT The Store
LP FIC PEN Glass Houses
LP FIC WAR The Lying Game
LP FIC WIN The Force


In Memory of John B. Westcott, Jr.

324.973 GRE I Like Ike: The Presidential Election of 1952
940.5373 HOL Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943


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