Saturday, May 29, 2010

This Week's Acquisitions

I paid a visit to the soon-to-close Rodney's in Central Square last weekend, and a few review copies arrived:

- Studies of a Booklover by Thomas Marc Parrott (Books for Libraries Press, 1967). Rodney's.

- The Letter-Journal of George Canning, 1793-1795; edited by Peter Jupp (Royal Historical Society, 1991). Rodney's.

- A Season of Youth: The American Revolution & the Historical Imagination by Michael G. Kammen (Cornell University Press, 1988). Rodney's.

- Richard Alsop, "A Hartford Wit" by Karl Pomeroy Harrington (Wesleyan University Press, 1969). Rodney's.

- New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony Grafton (Harvard University Press, 1992). Rodney's.

- Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future by Stephen Kinzer (Times Books, 2010). Publisher.

- The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay by Beverly Jensen (Viking, 2010). Publisher.

- The Book in the Renaissance by Andrew Pettegree (Yale University Press, 2010). Publisher.

- The Better of McSweeney's, Volume 2; edited by Dave Eggers (McSweeney's, 2010). MFA Shop.

- McSweeney's Issue 27; edited by Dave Eggers (McSweeney's, 2008). MFA Shop.