Saturday, January 14, 2012

This Week's Acquisitions

A crop of remainders from Edward R. Hamilton arrived this week, plus some interesting review copies and Clarissa, of which some of us are doing a group-read this year on LT.

- Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life by Natalie Dykstra (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012). Publisher.

- Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes by Christopher Hibbert (W.W. Norton, 2002). Edward R. Hamilton.

- Lost Land of the Dodo: The Ecological History of Mauritius, Reunion, and Rodrigues by Anthony Cheke and Julian Hume (Yale University Press, 2008). Edward R. Hamilton.

- Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer--and the Century-Long Search to Discover Its Secrets by Jo Marchant (Da Capo Press, 2009). Edward R. Hamilton.

- Victorians and the Prehistoric: Tracks to a Lost World by Michael Freeman (Yale University Press, 2004). Edward R. Hamilton.

- The Lost Ark of the Covenant: Solving the 2,500-Year-Old Mystery of the Fabled Biblical Ark by Tudor Parfitt (HarperOne, 2009). Edward R. Hamilton.

- The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels by Janet Soskice (Knopf, 2009). Edward R. Hamilton.

- The Philosophers' Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume, and the Limits of Human Understanding by Robert Zaretsky and John T. Scott (Yale University Press, 2009). Edward R. Hamilton.

- Prophets of the Fourth Estate: Broadsides by Press Critics of the Progressive Era by Amy Reynolds and Gary Hicks (Litwin Books, 2012). Publisher.

- Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady by Samuel Richardson (Penguin, 1986). Amazon.

- Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik (Del Rey, 2007). Amazon.

- That Is All by John Hodgman (Dutton, 2011). Amazon.

- The Solitary House by Lynn Shepherd (Delacorte, 2012). Publisher.

- A Printing History of Everyman's Library 1906-1982 by Terry Seymour (Author House, 2011). Publisher.

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