Saturday, April 09, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions

Here's what arrived this week. And now, I'm off to NYC for the day, to see the fair!

- The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery by Wendy Moore (Broadway, 2006). Borders.

- Kingdom of Ants: José Celestino Mutis and the Dawn of Natural History in the New World by Edward O. Wilson and José M. Gómez Durán (Johns Hopkins University Prss, 2010). Borders.

- Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age by Adrian Johns (W.W. Norton, 2010). Borders.

- Miss New India by Bharati Mukherjee (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011). Publisher.

- Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy by Thomas J. Schaeper (Yale University Press, 2011). Publisher.