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50 Years of Books to Remember: A Brief History of Time: Elegant expositions of our culture and times

The American Way of Death Revisited
The American Way of Death Revisited By Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996 (Book - 1998 ) 338.4736 M and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Exposé of the high cost of dying in the United States. (Updated title American Way of Death Revisited published in 1998.)

And the Band Played on
And the Band Played on Politics, People, and the Aids Epidemic By Shilts, Randy (Paperback - 2007 ) 362.1969 S All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 22

Annotation:Science, suffering, politics, and prejudice - a moving account of the deadly progress of the AIDS epidemic; its manifestations, its victims, and the world's response.

The Armies of the Night
The Armies of the Night History as A Novel, the Novel as History By Mailer, Norman (Book - 1994 ) 818 Mailer and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:A novelist's intensely personal account of the 1967 March on the Pentagon.

Children of Crisis
Children of Crisis Selections From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Five-volume Children of Crisis Series ; With A New Introduction by the Author By Coles, Robert (Book - 2003 ) In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Revealing portraits of Black and white individuals involved in desegregation.

Our Bodies, Ourselves
Our Bodies, Ourselves A New Edition for A New Era (Book - 2005 ) 613.0424 O and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:A pioneering work which serves as both a health guide and a feminist manifesto encouraging women to understand and control their physical selves. (35th Anniversary edition published in 2005).

Race Matters
Race Matters By West, Cornel (Book - 1994 ) In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Moving beyond the traditional conservative/liberal framework, philosopher-activist Cornel West presents incisive analyses of race and politics in America, and offers some solutions.

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families Stories From Rwanda By Gourevitch, Philip, 1961- (Book - 1998 ) 364.151 G and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 10

Annotation:A journalist relates tales of an unimaginable genocide.

Why We Can't Wait
Why We Can't Wait By King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (Book - 2000 ) 305.896 K All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A plea for greater urgency and common sense in the cause of civil rights, by its most eloquent spokesman.

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A representative selection from over 1500 titles on annual lists of Books to Remember from 1956 to 2005. Compiled by Francie Einenkel and Susan Chute, Librarians, The New York Public Library.


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