Thursday, February 7, 2019

Incomplete Bibliography

Great Plains:

Prairie Fever by Peter Pagnamenta


Days of Rage:  America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence by Bryan Burrough

Park Service:

The Big Burn by Tim Egan


The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

Dear America; Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas


Destiny of the Republic by Candice Miller


The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Rare Books:

The Thieves of Book Row:  New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It by Travis McDade

Historic Preservation:

The Politics of Historic Districts, A Primer for Grassroots Preservation by Bill Schmickle

The Past and Future City How Historic Preservation is Reviving America's  Communities by Stephanie Meeks


The Big Test; the Secret History of the American Meritocracy by Nicolas Lemann

Civil War: 

April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik

Grant's Last Battle:  The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysess S. Grant by Chris Macowski


The State Boys Rellion by Michael D'Antonio


Restaurant Republic; The Rise of Public Dining in Boston by Kelly Erby

A Square Meal:  A Culinary History of the Great Depression by Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Cole

Something in the Oven; Reinventing Dinner in the 1950s America by Laura Shapiro

The Food of a Younger Land; a Portrait of American Food from the Lost WPA Files by Mark Kurlansky

Hometown Appetites:  The STory of Clementine Paddleford, the Forgotten Food Writer Who Chronicled How America Ate by Kelly Alexander and Cynthia Harris


The Sakura Obsession:  The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan's Cherry Blossoms by Naoko  Abe

Chinese Lessons:  Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John Pomfret


The Antique Doorknob by Maud Eastwood

150 Years of Builder's Hardware:  Forms, Use and Lore by Maud Eastwood

Decorative Hardware:  Interior Designing with Knobs, Handles, Latches, Locks, Hinges, and Other Hardware by Liz Gordon and Terri Hartman

Antique Hardware Price Guide by H. Weber Wilson


Motoring:  the Highway Experience in America by John A Jakle and Keith A. Sculle

Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers who Created the American Superhighways by Earl Swift

Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do by Tom Vanderbilt

Medicine/Mental Health: 

The Great Pretender by Susannah Caahalan


The Menninger Story by Walker Winslow 

Menninger; The Family and the Clinic by Lawrence Friedman

Days of My Life by Flo Menninger 


Personal History by Katherine Graham

The Best Powers That Be by David Halbersham

First Grand Independent Benevolent Society

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