Saturday, August 16, 2008

This Week's Acquisitions

Mostly well-behaved again this week.

- The Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian, 1773-1774: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion (Colonial Williamsburg Press, 1965). Commonwealth Books

Travels in North America, in the years 1780, 1781, and 1782 by Fran├žois Jean, Marquis de Chastellux (University of North Carolina Press, 1963). Commonwealth Books

- Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776 by Jon Butler (Harvard University Press, 2001). Commonwealth Books

- The Whiskey Rebels: A Novel by David Liss (Random House, forthcoming). Random House (for LT's Early Reviewers)