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25 Books to Remember from 1969

Notebook 1967-68
Notebook 1967-68 [Poems] By Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 (Book - 1969 ) 811 Lowell Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Political events through the eyes of a poet.

Mr. Bridge
Mr. Bridge By Connell, Evan S., 1924- (Book - 1969 ) All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A devastating portrait of middle class America.

Grant Takes Command
Grant Takes Command By Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978 (Book - 1969 ) 973.73 C All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:The period from 1863 through Appomattox.

The Economy of Cities
The Economy of Cities By Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006 (Book - 200- ) All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A controversial theory of urban economics.

The Chosen Place, the Timeless People
The Chosen Place, the Timeless People By Marshall, Paule, 1929- (Book - 1969 ) FIC M All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:An epic novel of life in the West Indies.

Gandhi's Truth
Gandhi's Truth On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence By Erikson, Erik H., 1902-1994 (Book - 1969 ) 323.2 E All copies in use. Availability details
Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots By Fraser, Antonia, 1932- (Paperback - 2001 ) B Mary F and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:An intimate portrait of one of history's most tragic figures.

Portnoy's Complaint
Portnoy's Complaint By Roth, Philip (Book - 1994 ) FIC R and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 2

Annotation:The ultimate dissection of an identity crisis.

Slaughterhouse-five, Or, The Children's Crusade
Slaughterhouse-five, Or, The Children's Crusade A Duty-dance With Death By Vonnegut, Kurt (Paperback - 1991 ) CLASSICS FIC V and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:An imaginative novel based on the firebombing of Dresden.

Witchcraft at Salem
Witchcraft at Salem By Hansen, Chadwick, 1926- (Book - 1969 ) All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:The evidence for the existence of witchcraft.

The Kingdom and the Power
The Kingdom and the Power Behind the Scenes at The New York Times : the Institution That Influences the World By Talese, Gay (Book - 2007 ) All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:An inside look at The New York Times, one of America's most powerful papers.

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Prepared by The Booklist Comittee, Office of Adult Services, The New York Public Library: Daryle McEachern, Polly Post Nelson, Robert Powers, Delores Randall, Jean-Anne South, Joshua Waller; Richard Tirotta, Chair.


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