Library Bulletin - October 2003 PDF - Saint Ann's School

Library Bulletin - October 2003 PDF - Saint Ann's School



We have been busy at the library entering fabulous

new books. This lengthy list includes all books new

to the library since last March!

If you have books to suggest, please come and tell

us. We look forward to seeing you in the library.

Ragan, Annie & Robin


• Abandon. By Pico Iyer.

• After the Quake. By Haruki Murakami.

• The Autograph Man. By Zadie Smith.

• Barrel Fever. By David Sedaris.

• Because They Wanted To. By Mary Gaitskill.

• Bel Canto. By Ann Patchett.

• Black Dogs. By Ian McEwan.

• Blessings. By Anna Quindlen.

• Blue Diary. By Alice Hoffman.

• The Chosen Place, the Timeless People. By

Paule Marshall.

• Coldwater. By Mardi McConnochie.

• The Comfort of Strangers. By Ian McEwan.

• The Company You Keep. By Neil Gordon.

• A Conspiracy of Paper. By David Liss.

• The Country Life. By Rachel Cusk.

• The Crazed. By Ha Jin.

• Dancing at the Rascal Fair. By Ivan Doig.

• The Dead Zone. By Stephen King.

• Dream House. By Alison Habens.

• Easter Island. By Jennifer Vanderbes.

• Equal Love. Stories. By Peter Ho Davies.

• The Emperor of Ocean Park. By Stephen Carter.

• Exiles: 3 Short Novels. By Philip Caputo.

• The Fall of the Year. By Howard Frank Mosher.

• The Fortress of Solitude. By Jonathan Lethem.

• The Golden Apples. By Eudora Welty.

• The Good Soldier. By Ford Madox Ford.

• Gould’s Book of Fish. By Richard Flanagan.

• A Handbook for Drowning. By David Shields.

• He, She and It. By Marge Piercy.

• House of Women. By Lynn Freed.

• Hunters and Gatherers. By Francine Prose.

• In the Country of Last Things. By Paul Auster.

• I, Elizabeth. By Rosalind Miles.

• In the Forest. By Edna O’Brien.

• The Information. By Martin Amis.

• The Invisible Circus. By Jennifer Egan.

• The Jump-off Creek. By Molly Gloss.

• Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s

Childhood Pal. By Christopher Moore.

• The Liar. By Stephen Fry.

• The Life of Pi. By Yann Martel.

• The Lovely Bones. By Alice Sebold.

• Lynelle By the Sea. By Laurie Lico Albanese.

• A Month in the Country. By James Lloyd Carr.

• The Namesake. By Jhumpa Lahiri.

• One Virgin Too Many. Lindsey Davis.

• Orchard. By Larry Watson.

• The Other Side of Silence. By Andre Philippus


• The Photograph. By Penelope Lively.

• The Piano Tuner. By Daniel Mason.

• Priestess of Avalon. By Marion Zimmer Bradley.

• Quattrocentro. By James McKean.

• Samuel Johnson is Indignant. By Lydia Davis.

• The Secret Life of Bees. By Sue Monk Kidd.

• Servants of the Map. By Andrea Barrett.

• Shadow of the Hegemon. By Orson Scott Card.

• Strange Pilgrims: Twelve Short Stories. By

Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

• That Old Ace in the Hole. By Annie Proulx.

• The Things They Carried. By Tim O’Brien.

• La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl. By David


• Three Junes. By Julia Glass.

• The Treasure of Montsegur. By Sophie Burnham.

• The True Sources of the Nile. By Sarah Stone.

• The True Story of Hansel and Gretel. By Louise


• Tunneling. By Beth Bosworth.

• Under the Net. By Iris Murdoch.

• Venetian Stories. By Jane Turner Rylands.

• Virgin Suicides. By Jeffrey Eugenides.

• Waiting to Exhale. By Terry McMillan.

• When the Emperor was Divine. By Julie Otsuka.

• A Winter Without Milk. By Jane Avrich.


• Hercule’ Poirot’s Christmas. By Agathie Christie

• The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency Series. By

Alexander McCall Smith.

*The Full Cupboard of Life.

*The Kalahari Typing School for Men.

*Morality for Beautiful Girls


• “A Problem from Hell.” America and the Age of

Genocide. By Samantha Power.

• Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts. By Sophie


• Be The Dream: Prep for Prep Graduates Share

their Stories. Compiled by Gary Simons.

• The Big Board: A History of the New York Stock

Market. By Robert Sobel.

• The Book of Answers: The New York Public Library

Telephone Reference Service’s Most Unusual

and Entertaining Questions. By Berliner,

Corey, & Ochoa.

• The City of God. By Saint Augustine.

• Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui. By Karen


• The Confessions of Saint Augustine. By Saint


• The Debate Over Genetically Engineered Food:

Helpful or Harmful. By Kathiann Kowalski.

• The Difference that Disability Makes. By Rod


• How to Overthrow the Government. By Arianna

Stassinopoulos Huffington.

• Illegal Immigration: Opposing Viewpoints. Ed. by

William Dudley.

• The Industrial Revolution: Opposing Viewpoints.

Ed. by William Dudley.

• Islam: Origins. Practices. Holy Texts. Sacred Persons.

Sacred Places. By Matthew S. Gordon.

• It’s a Free Country: Personal Freedom in America

After September 11th. Ed. by Danny Goldberg,

Victor Goldberg & Robert Greenwald.

• Jung on Synchronicity and the Paranormal. Selected

and introduced by Roderick Main.


• The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy,

and Prestige. By Burton Feldman.

• Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About

the Emergence of Our Species and its Possible

Future. By Richard Leakey & Roger Lewin.

• The Oxford History of Islam. Ed. by John


• Speak: A Short History of Languages. By Tore


• The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make

a Difference. By Malcolm Gladwell.

• Traps for the Young. By Anthony Comstock.

• Vital Signs: A Complete Guide to the Crop Circle

Mystery and Why it is not a Hoax. By Andy


• Voodoo: Search for the Spirit. By Laennec Hurbon.

• Working Americans 1880-1999. 4 vols. Grey

House Publishing.


• Children of the Depression. Ed. By Kathleen

Thompson & Hilary MacAustin.

• Drawing Animals: Step by Step Fundamentals of

Drawing. By Perard, Cook, & Postle.

• Drawing Cartoons. By Mark Heath.

• The Essential Jackson Pollock. By Justin Spring.

• The Essential Norman Rockwell. By Collier


• The Essential Rene Magritte. By Todd Alden.

• The Essential Thomas Eakins. By Alice Carter.

• The Essential Warhol. By Ingrid Schaffner.

• The Essential Willem de Kooning. By Catherine


• Glued to the Set: The 60 Television Shows and

Events that Made Us Who We Are Today. By

Steven Stark.

• The Groaning Board. By Charles Addams.

• Kink: An Autobiography. By Dave Davies.

• There But for Fortune: The Life of Phil Ochs.

By Michael Schumacher.

• Walker Evans. By Luc Sante.

• Walker Evans. By Lloyd Fonvielle.

• Why Sinatra Matters. By Pete Hamill.

Biography & Memoir

• Alexander the Great and his Time. By Agnes


• Bad Blood: A Memoir. By Lorna Sage.

• The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions. By

Rick Moody.

• Charles Dickens. By Jane Smiley.

• Constantine: Ruler of Christian Rome. By Julian


• Lives of the Popes: Illustrated Biographies of

Every Pope from St. Peter to the Present. Ed. by

Michael J. Walsh.

• Mark Twain: America’s Humorist, Dreamer,

Prophet. By Clinton Cox.

• Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary

Genius. By Kurt Johnson & Steve Coates.

• Ota Benga: The Pygmy in the Zoo. By Phillips

Verner Bradford & Harvey Blume.

• Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf. By

Judith Miller & Laurie Mylroie.

• Some Memories of a Long Life, 1854-1911. By

Malvina Shanklin Harlan.

• William Shakespeare: The Man Behind the Genius.

By Anthony Holden.

Black Studies

• African-American Achievers.

*The Black Cowboys.

*Black Filmmakers.

*The Buffalo Soldiers.

*The Harlem Renaissance.

*The History of Gospel Music.

*The History of Motown.

*The History of Rap Music.

*The History of the Black Church.


*The Negro Leagues.

• Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement.

By John Lewis & Michael D’Orso.


• The Age of Gunpowder Empires 1450-1800. By

William McNeill.

• The Alamo. By William Lace.

• American History by Era. Greenhaven Press.

*The Cold War Period 1945-1992.

• America 1900: The Turning Point. By Judy Crichton.

• Arthur King of Britain. Ed. by Richard Brengle.

• Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages. A Collaborative

History. Ed. by Roger Sherman Loomis.

• As Long As the River Flows: The Stories of Nine


Native Americans. By Paula Allen & Patricia


• Berlin Diaries 1940-1945. By Marie Vassiltchikov.

• The Blue Nile. By Alan Moorehead.

• The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the

Bounty. By Caroline Alexander.

• Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare. Ed.

by Geoffrey Parker.

• The Civil War in the American West. By Alvin

M. Josephy.

• The Cold War. Ed. By Derek Maus.

• The Cold War Ends: 1980 to the Present. By

Britta Bjornlund.

• Colonial Life. By Rebecca Stefoff.

• Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance

During the Vietnam War. By Michael Foley.

• Contestatory Cuban Short Story of the Revolution.

By Jose Alvarez.

• The Creation of the Modern Middle East. Chelsea

House Publishers.




*The Kurds.



*Palestinian Authority.

*Saudi Arabia.




• The Crusades: Failed Holy Wars. By Cherese


• The Cuban Missile Crisis. By Peter Chrisp.

• The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. By Margaret


• Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the

World. By Pico Iyer.

• Finding the Walls of Troy: Frank Calvert and

Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik. By Susan

Heuck Allen.

• The First World War. By Robin Prior & Trevor


• Flags of Our Fathers. By James Bradley & Ron


• The French Revolution: The Fall of Monarchy. By

John Dunn.

• From Beirut to Jerusalem. By Thomas Friedman.

• The Gold Rush. By J.D. Lloyd.

• Gold Rush Women. By Claire Rudolf Murphy &

Jane Haigh.

• Iceman: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric

Man Found in an Alpine Glacier. By

Brenda Fowler.

• The Indian Wars from Frontier to Reservation. By

Don Nardo.

• In the Land of Magic Soldiers: A Story of White

and Black West Africa. By Daniel Bergner.

• Life in the Trenches. By Stephen Currie.

• Peace Now! American Society and the Ending of

the Vietnam War.

• Modern World Nations. Chelsea House.

















*New Zealand.


*Republic of Georgia.


*Saudi Arabia.


*South Korea.


• The Pony Express in American History. By

Anita Louise McCormick.

• The Resistance. Time-Life Books. By Russell


• Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened

Japan. By Giles Milton.

• Shooting the Moon: The True Story of an American

Manhunt Unlike any other, Ever. By David


• Sounds of the River: A Young Man’s University

Days in Beijing.By Da Chen.

• Spanish-American War. By Daniel Brannen Jr.

• Uppity Women of Ancient Times.By Vicki Leon.

• Voices from Vietnam. By Darry Denenberg.

• War of 1812. Ed. by Kelly King Howes & Julie


• World Eras. Classical Greek Civilization 800-

323 B.C.E. vol. 6 Ed. by John Kirby.


• The Holocaust on Trial. By D.D. Guttenplan.

• The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of

One Man’s Survival in Warsaw. By Wladyslaw



• The Best American Mystery Stories. Ed. by Lawrence


• Bloom’s Major Dramatists. Ed. by Howard


*Oscar Wilde.

• Bloom’s Major Novelists. Ed. by Howard


*Franz Kafka.

*Marcel Proust.

• The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf.

Ed. by Sue Roe & Susan Sellers.

• Cicero Defence Speeches. Translated by D.H.


• Disappearances: Selected Poems. By Paul Auster.

• Dubliners: Text and Criticism. Ed. by Robert

Scholes & Litz Walton.

• Family. Stories from the Interior. Ed. by Geri Giebel


• Fool for Love and Other Plays. By Sam Shepard.

• Frost. Collected Poems, Prose & Plays.

• The Heidi Chronicles. By Wendy Wasserstein.

• A House Unlocked. By Penelope Lively.

• The Madwoman of Chaillot. By Jean Giraudoux.

• Modern Critical Interpretations. Ed. by Howard


*Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

*Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

*Cervantes’s Don Quixote.

*Elie Wiesel’s Night.

*Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the


*Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

*Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred

Years of Solitude.

*Joseph Heller’s Catch-22.

*Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.

*Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five.

*Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

*Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

*Walt Whitman’s The Song of Myself.

*The Tales of Poe.

• Modern Critical Views. Ed. by Howard Bloom.

*African-American Poets.

*Aldous Huxley.

*F. Scott Fitzgerald.

*George Gordon, Lord Byron.

*Honore de Balzac.

*Isabel Allende.

*Jean-Paul Sartre.

*Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.

*John Steinbeck.

*Katherine Anne Porter.

*Mary Shelley.

*Milan Kundera.

*Nathaniel Hawthorne.

*Sigmund Freud.

*Tom Wolfe.

*Willa Cather.


• A New Path to the Waterfall: Poems. By Raymond


• Notes from the Divided Country: Poems. By Suji

Kwock Kim.

• On Grief and Reason: Essays. By Joseph


• Phillis Wheatley: Complete Writings.

• Poets Against the War. Ed. by Sam Hamill &

Sally Anderson.

• The Rainmaker: A Romantic Comedy in Three

Acts. By Richard Nash.

• The Vagina Monologues. By Eve Ensler.

• The Victorian Novel. By Barbara Dennis.

New York

• The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart

of the American Revolution. By Barnet Schecter.

• F.D.N.Y. An Illustrated History of the Fire Department

of the City of New York. Ed. by Andrew


• Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. By

Edwin Burrows & Mike Wallace.

• Writing New York: A Literary Anthology.Ed. by

Richard Lopate.


• A Child is Born. By Lars Hamburger. Photographs

by Lennart Nilsson.

• Cochlear Implants in Children: Ethics and

Choices. By John Christiansen.

• Coral Reef: Ecology Threats & Conservation.

By Charles Sheppard.

• The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story. By

Richard Preston.

• Diseases and People. Enslow Pub.

*Alzheimer’s Disease.

*Chickenpox and Shingles.

*Pyromania, Kleptomania, and Other Im–

pulse Control Disorders.

*Sickle Cell Anemia.

• Epidemics: Deadly Diseases Throughout History.

Rosen Publishing.


*Legionnaires Disease.

*Leprosy. (Hansen’s Disease)

*Syphilis and Other Sexually Transmitted


• Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic

of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that

Caused It. By Gina Kolata.

• Global Warming: Opposing Viewpoints. Ed by

James Haley.

• Global Warming: Understanding the Debate. By

Kenneth Green.

• Gone A-whaling: The Lure of the Sea and the

Hunt for the Great Whale. By Jim Murphy.

• History of Science. Grolier Educational.

*Science in Ancient Civilizations.

*Islamic and Western Medieval Science.

*Traditions of Science Outside Europe.

*The European Renaissance.

*The Scientific Revolution.

*The Eighteenth Century.

*Physical Science in the Nineteenth Century.

*Biology and Geology in the Nineteenth


Sci *Atoms and Galaxies: Modern Physical


*Twentieth Century Life Sciences.

• The Immune System. By Pam Walker & Elaine


• Lung Cancer: Myths, Facts, Choices and Hope.

By Claudia Henschke.

• Stephen Hawking’s Universe: The Cosmos Explained.

By David Filkin.

• Tricky Lateral Thinking Puzzles. By Paul Slone

& Des MacHale.



• Afternoon of the Elves. By Janet Taylor Lisle.

• The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax. By Dorothy Gilman.

• The Amulet of Samarkand. By Jonathan Stroud.

• Big Mouth & Ugly Girl. By Joyce Carol Oates.

• Birdland. By Tracy Mack.

• The House of Dies Drear. By Virginia Hamilton

& Eros Keith.

• The Book of the Lion. By Michael Cadnum.

• The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax. By Dorothy Gilman.

• Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. By

J.K. Rowling.

• Jeremy Visick. By David Wiseman.

• Jumper. By Steven Gould.

• Loch. Paul Zindel.

• The Merlin Conspiracy. By Diana Wynne


• The Million Dollar Nightmare. By Frank


• Molly Moon’s Incredible Book of Hypnotism.

By Georgia Byng.

• My Name is Brian. By Jeanne Betancourt.

• The Slippery Slope. By Lemony Snicket.

• The Speed of Light. By Ron Carlson.

• Stargirl. By Jerry Spinelli.

• The Thief Lord. By Cornelia Funke.

• The Tiger Rising. By Kate DiCamillo.

• The Wanderer. By Sharon Creech.

• The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax. By Dorothy Gilman.

• Wandering Warrior. Da Chen.

• Zazoo. By Richard Mosher.


• Ancient Civilizations. 10 vols. Grolier Educational.

• Renaissance. 10 vols. Grolier Educational.

• An Illustrated Outline History of Mankind.

Consolidated Book Publishers.


• The Aboriginal Peoples of Australia. By Anne


• Afro-American Folktales from Black Traditions

in the New World. By Roger D. Abrahams.

• The Alamo. By Hal Marcovitz.

• Colin Powell. By Jill Wheeler.

• Colonial Leaders. Chelsea House.

*Anne Hutchinson.

*Benjamin Banneker.

*Benjamin Franklin.

*Caesar Rodney.

*Cotton Mather.

*George Whitefield.

*Increase Mather.

*James Oglethorpe.

*John Smith.

*John Winthrop.

*Jonathan Edwards.

*Lord Baltimore.

*Miles Standish.

*Peter Stuyvesant.

*Roger Williams.

*Sir Walter Raleigh.

*Sir William Berkeley.

*William Bradford.

*William Penn.

• Knights in Armor. By John Clare.

• The Louisiana Purchase. By Michael Burgan.

• Major World Nations. Chelsea House.






*Dominican Republic.






















• Memories of Anne Frank: Reflections of a Childhood

Friend. By Alison Leslie Gold.

• The Pony Express. By Jean Kinney Williams.

• Revolutionary War Leaders. Chelsea House.

*Alexander Hamilton.

*Anthony Wayne.

*Baron von Steuben

*Benedict Arnold.

*Betsy Ross.

*Ethan Allen.

*George Rogers Clark.

*George Washington.

*James Madison.

*James Monroe.

*John Adams.

*John Burgoyne.

*John Hancock.

*John Jay.

*John Paul Jones.

*King George III.


*Lord Cornwallis.

*Francis Marion.

*Molly Pitcher.

*Nathan Hale.

*Nathaniel Greene.

*Patrick Henry.

*Paul Revere.

*Samuel Adams.

*Thaddeus Kosciuszko.

*Thomas Cage.

*Thomas Jefferson.

*Thomas Paine.

*Willian Howe.

• Roman Amphitheaters. By Don Nardo.

• Tales from the Secret Annex. By Anne Frank.

• Terrifying Tornadoes. By Julie Richard.

• U.S. Presidential Inaugurations. By Andrew


• The Vikings. Ed. by John D. Clare.


• The Cover Story Index 1960-1989. An Independent

35-Year Index to the Cover Stories of Newsweek,

Time & U.S. News and World Report. Ed.

By Robert Skapura.

• Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara. 4

vols. Scribner Publishers.

• Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders. 2 vols.

Gale Publishers.

• The Grammar of Ornament. The Classic Encyclopedia

of Design and Decorative Art. By

Owen Jones.

• Lands and Peoples. 6 vols. Grolier Educational.

• National Geographic Atlas of the World.

• National Geographic Society Atlas of World History.

• The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology.

• A Pocket Style Manual. By Diana Hacker.

• Psychology. 6 vols. Grolier Educational.

*History of Psychology.

*The Brain and the Mind.

*Thinking and Knowing.

*Developmental Psychology.

*Social Psychology.

*Abnormal Psychology.

• U.S.A. Sixties. 6 vols. Grolier Educational.

• World Almanac and Book of Facts 2003.

• The World Today Series. 2003. Stryker-post




*Latin America.

*The Middle East and South Asia.

*Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe.

*Russia and the Commonwealth of Inde–

pendent States.

*Western Europe.



• The 50 Years of War: Israel and the Arabs. PBS.

• America Goes to War: The Home Front—


*Hollywood Stars Entertaining the Troops in

War Zones.

*It’s Been a Long, Long Time.

*Mood Indigo. Blacks and Whites.

*On the Shady Side of the Street.

*Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition.

*Right in Der Fuerher’s Face.

*A String of Pearls.

*Thanks for the Memories.

*Sacrifice and Shortages.

*While the Storm Clouds Gather.

The American Experience. PBS.

*Alone on the Ice: The Story of Admiral

Richard Byrd.

*Fly Girls.

*George Wallace. Settin’ the Woods on Fire.

*Surviving the Dust Bowl.

• America in the 40s. PBS.

• The Bay of Pigs. PBS.

• The Big Apple: A Short Video History of the City

of New York. By the Museum of the City of New


• Bioterror: Anthrax, Smallpox, Ebola and More.

The Frightening Past and Lethal Future of Biological

Warfare. PBS.

• Cracking the Code of Life: Race to Decode Human


• Everest: The Death Zone. PBS.

• Fifth Avenue. PBS.

• Frontline: Behind the Mask. The IRA and Sinn

Fein. PBS.

• Frontline: The Crash. PBS.

• Galileo’s Battle for the Heavens. PBS.

• Gold Fever. PBS.

• Great Wall Across the Yangtze. PBS.

• The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization. 3 vols.


*The Revolution.

*The Golden Age.

*Empire of the Mind.

• Humpback Whales. PBS.

• In Search of China. PBS.

• Lewis and Clark PBS.

• Lightning! PBS.

• Lincoln. 4 vols. PBS.

*The Making of a President, 1860-1862.

*The Pivotal Year, 1863.

*I Want to Finish this Job, 1864.

*Now He Belongs to the Ages,1865.

• A Lynching in Marion. PBS.

• The Marshall Plan. PBS.

• Medieval Siege. PBS.

• Napoleon. PBS.

• The Natural Corridor: New York’s Transportation

History. Mountain View Productions.

• The Recognition of Russia: A Climate of Mutual

Distrust. PBS.

• River of Steel. A Subway Trip Back to the Beginning

of the Lines. Steel River Productions.

• Teachers and Writers Collaborative. Saint Ann’s


• U.S. Mexican War 1846-1848. 4 vols. PBS.

• Vietnam Memorial. PBS.


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