Sunday, December 26, 2010

This Week's Acquisitions

A farewell party at MHS was the source of the majority of this week's new arrivals (it's a tradition in the library that departing staff members receive, well, many books):

- McSweeney's, Issue 36; edited by Dave Eggers (McSweeney's, 2010). Publisher.

- One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey (Viking, 1952; later printing). Gift.

- Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow (Penguin, 2010). Gift.

- Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society (5th. Series, Vol. II-III) - Correspondence Between Jeremy Belknap and Ebenezer Hazard (MHS, 1877). Gift.

- Can You Find Me: A Family History by Christopher Fry (OUP, 1977). Gift.

- Gossip From The Forest by Thomas Keneally (Mariner Books, 1985). Gift.

- Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (Bantam, 1990). Gift.

- The Women on the Wall by Wallace Stegner (University of Nebraska Press, 1981). Gift.

- Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card (Starscape, 2002). Gift.

- The Great Shame: And the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World by Thomas Keneally (Anchor, 2000). Gift.

- Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (Grosset & Dunlap, 1983). Gift.

- Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome (David R. Godine, 1994). Gift.

- A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby (Lonely Planet, 2008). Gift.

- Pagan Papers by Kenneth Grahame (D.N. Goodchild, 2010). Gift.

- H.L. Mencken: Prejudices (Library of America, 2010). Gift.

- The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service by Erskine Childers (Penguin, 2011). Publisher.