Saturday, March 19, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions

Wow, quite a few this week. A trip to the Brattle last Saturday for review copies, combined with visits to the closing Borders store on Boylston Street, some gift cards at B&N, and the arrival of a few review copies led to:

- Searching for Utopia: The History of an Idea by Gregory Claeys (Thames & Hudson, 2011). Brattle.

- Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution by Michal Jan Rozbicki (University of Virginia Press, 2011). Brattle.

- John Adams: Revolutionary Writings, 1755-1775; edited by Gordon Wood (Library of America, 2011). Brattle.

- John Adams: Revolutionary Writings 1775-1783; edited by Gordon Wood (Library of America, 2011). Brattle.

- Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright by Mark Rose (Harvard University Press, 1993). Brattle.

- Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century by Sarah Pearsall (OUP, 2011). Brattle.

- The Country Printer by Milton Wheaton Hamilton (Ira J. Friedman, Inc., 1964). Brattle.

- The Dewey Decimal System by Nathan Larson (Akashic Books, 2011). Brattle.

- Mr. Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt (Dial Press, 2011). Brattle.

- The Alice Behind Wonderland by Simon Winchester (OUP, 2011). B&N.

- The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell (Random House, 2011). B&N.

- Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece by Noah Charney (PublicAffairs, 2010). Borders.

- The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3: Soldier, Scientist, and Politician, 1748-1757 by J. A. Leo Lemay (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008). Borders.

- Charlotte Temple (Norton Critical Editions) by Susanna Rowson; edited by Marion L. Rust (W.W. Norton, 2010). Borders.

- Codex 632: The Secret of Christopher Columbus by José Rodrigues Dos Santos (Harper, 2009). Borders.

- A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé (Europa, 2010). Borders.

- The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson (Riverhead, 2011). Publisher.

- Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell (Riverhead, 2011). Publisher.

- Notes on Postage Stamps by Eric Gill (Kat Ran Press, 2011). Publisher.

- Joseph Priestley, Grammarian: Late Modern English Normativism and Usage in a Sociohistorical Context by Robin Straaijer (LOT, 2011). Author.

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