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Reading List 11b of 2016

October 31, 2016

Covers the period from 10.2.2016 through 10.31.16

I own 8 of these items. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 4 of the books and movies; libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 26.




Women of Note:

  1. A History of Women Photographers by Naomi Rosenblum
  2. Cool Women: The Thinking Girl’s Guide to the Hippest Women in History, edited by Pam Nelson
  3. Dorothy Thompson and Rose Wilder Lane — 40 Years of Friendship: Letters, 1920–1960, edited by William Holtz
  4. [Martha] Gellhorn: A 20th Century Life by Caroline Moorehead
  5. Janet, My Mother, and Me: A Memoir of Growing Up with Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray by William Murray
  6. Lee Miller: A Life by Carolyn Burke
  7. Margaret Bourke-White: Her Pictures Were Her Life by Susan Goldman Rubin
  8. Witness to War: A Biography of Marguerite Higgins by Antoinette May
  9. The Women Who Wrote the War by Nancy Caldwell Sorel


Women of New Mexico:

  1. The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos by Peggy Pond Church
  2. The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis…, edited by Lois Palken Rudnick


People of Pueblos:

  1. Children of Clay: A Family of Pueblo Potters by Rina Swentzell
  2. The Good Rainbow Road / Rawa ‘Kashtyaa’tsi Hiyaani by Simon J. Ortiz
  3. Tending the Fire: The Story of Maria Martinez by Juddi Morris


African Diaspora:

  1. A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press: An Anthology, edited by Gloria House, Rosemary Weatherston, and Albert M. Ward
  2. Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic, edited by Tanya Barson and Peter Gorschlüter
  3. Known and Strange Things: Essays by Teju Cole
  4. The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind, edited by Claudia Rankine, Beth Loffreda, and Max King Cap


Eastern Europe:

  1. Albania & Kosovo [Blue Guide] by James Pettifer
  2. Albanian Literature: An Outline of Prose, Poetry, and Drama by Stuart E. Mann
  3. Besa: [Albanian] Muslims Who Saved Jews in WW2 by Norman H. Gershman
  4. Eastern Europe! by Tomek Jankowski
  5. The Jews in Old Poland, 1000–1795, edited by Antony Polonsky, et al.
  6. Joseph and Koza, or the Sacrifice to the Vistula by Isaac Bashevis Singer
  7. Our Parents’ Lives: The Americanization of Eastern European Jews by Ruth Schwartz Cowan and Neil Cowan



  1. After: Poems by Nancy Pagh
  2. The Art of the Sonnet by Stephen Burt and David Mikics
  3. By Way of Explanation by Anna Rosen Guercio
  4. Comings / Goings by Jenni B. Baker
  5. Feeling as a Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of Poetry by Alice Fulton
  6. from unincorporated territory [saina] by Craig Santos Perez
  7. Housewifery by Carly Anne Ravnikar
  8. ya helu by lyw


Language & Linguistics:

  1. Anishinaubae Thesaurus by Basil H. Johnston
  2. Czech Historical Grammar by Stuart E. Mann
  3. Fjalor: Anglisht–Shqip [English–Albanian Dictionary] by Ilo Stefanllari



  1. [Fiction] The Rope by Nevada Barr
  2. The Tinkerers by Alec Foege



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