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

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