Saturday, August 27, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions

Some review copies this week, plus visits to the Portland shops last weekend and the closing Borders on Monday. Still quite a bit of good stuff there for the snagging!

- Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of the Mona Lisa by R. A. Scotti (Vintage Books, 2010). Longfellow Books.

- One Man's Meat by E. B. White (Atlantic Books, 1997). Longfellow Books.

- Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution by Adrian Desmond and James Moore (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009). Longfellow Books.

- The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (Puffin Books, 2000). Green Hand.

- Atlantic Virginia: Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century by April Lee Hatfield (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007). Borders, Portland.

- Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer by David Roberts (Broadway, 2011). Borders, Portland.

- Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World by Sam W. Haynes (University of Virginia Press, 2010). Borders, Portland.

- Black Hills by Dan Simmons (Reagan Arthur Books, 2011). Borders, Portland.

- Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan by Jeff Greenfield (Putnam Adult, 2011). Borders, Portland.

- The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor (Knopf, 2010). Borders, Portland.

- Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 by Paul Bowles (Ecco, 2011). Publisher.

- The Pilgrim by Hugh Nissenson (Sourcebooks, 2011). Publisher.

- Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists by Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). Publisher.

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