Books Cal Wants to Read: Nonfiction

August 11, 2017

  • A Blue Fire: Selected Writings by James Hillman
    [Emory 9th floor: BF 175.5 .A72 H54 1989]
  • A Companion to Michael Oakshott
    [Emory 8th Floor: B1649 .O344 C66 2012]
  • A Company of Readers edited by Arthur Krystal
  • A Curious History of Mathematics by Joel Levy (Metro Books, 2013)
  • A Field Guide to the Familiar by Gale Lawrence
    [Emory Health Sciences Library: QH 318.5 .L39 1984]
  • A History of Old Age by Pat Thane
  • A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Re-Examined As a Grotesque, Crippling Disease and Other Cultural Revelations (2000) by Cintra Wilson   [Emory does not own]
  • A Philosophy of Boredom by Lars Svendsen
  • A Sad Heart at the Supermarket by Randall Jarrell
  • A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time [New Mexico] (1994) by J. B. Jackson*****
    [Emory 7th Floor: F796 . J27 1994]
  • A Short History of Decay by E.M. Cioran*
  • A Small House and a Large Garden by Richardson Wright
  • A Song of Love and Death: The Meaning of Opera by Peter Conrad [Not @ Emory]
  • A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople by Patrick Leigh Fermore
    [Emory 8th Floor: D923 .F47 1977]
  • All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
  • Alphabet Juice by Roy Blount, Jr.
  • Alternatives to Irrelevance by W.B. Martin [higher education] [not @ Emory]
  • Americashire: A Field Guide to a Marriage by Jennifer Richardson
  • An Interrupted Life[not @ Emory]
  • Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye*
  • Anatomy of the Spririt by Carolyn Myss
  • Another Gardener’s Bed-Book by Richardson Wright
  • Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter (1962)
  • Anything Goes by Theodore Dalrymple
    [Emory 6th Floor: JM601 .D33 2011]
  • Art Nouveau by Gabriele Fahr-Becker
  • As Easy as Pi
  • Augustine of Hippo by Peter Brown
  • Becoming Posthumous: Life and Death in Literary Studies by Jeremy Tambling
    [Emory 5th floor: PN S6 D4 T3 2001]
  • Becoming Wise (2016) edited by Krista Tippett
  • Better Than Life (1994) by Daniel Pennac[not @ Emory]
  • Boltzmann’s Tomb by Bill Green [not @ Emory]
  • Books & Authors by Robert Lynd
  • Books and Gardens by Alexander Smith
  • Brief Lives by John Aubrey*
  • But What If You’re Wrong? Thinking about the Present as if It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman
  • Calendar by David Ewing Duncan (Avon, 1998)
  • Caligula for President: Better American Living Through Tyranny (2008) by Cintra Wilson
  • Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator by Jean Findlay
  • Classical Recordings (2015) by Sam Jackson
  • Classics for Pleasure (2007) by Michael Dirda
  • Collected Works of Paul Valery ed. Jackson Matthews (Princeton, 1974)
    [Emory 5th floor: PQ2643 .A26 A23 1976]
  • Confessions of a Book-Lover (1922) by Maurice Francis Egan
  • Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty
    [Emory: Pitts Library]
  • Counter-Currents (1916) by Agnes Repplier (1855-1950)
  • Critique of the New Commonplaces by Jacques Ellul
  • Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time by Elisa Rolle
    [not @ Emory]
  • Deciding What’s News by Herbert Gans
  • Durrell and Miller: A Private Correspondence
  • Dwelling in Possibility: Searching for the Soul of Shelter by Howard Mansfield (2013)
    [not @ Emory]
  • Earth Prayers edited by Elizabeth Roberts
  • Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey*
  • Endangered Pleasures (1996) by Barbara Holland                         [not @ Emory]
  • Essay on Modern Gardening (1904) by Horace Walpole**
  • Essential Bierce: A Selection of the Writings of Ambrose Bierce ed. John R. Dunlap
    [Emory 4th Floor: PS1097 .A6 2007]
  • Every Book Its Reader by Nicholas Basbanes
  • Everyone Dies Young: Time without Age (2016) by Marc Auge
  • Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of the World’s Greatest Lost Buildings (2015) by James Crawford
  • Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life (2011) by Richard Rohr         [not @ Emory]
  • Flesh in the Age of Reason by Roy Porter*
  • Gay Men Don’t Get Fat by Simon Doonan
  • Geary’s Guide to the Great Aphorists compiled by James Geary
  • George Santayana: A Biography (1987) by John McCormick
  • George Santayana’s Marginalia, A Critical Selection (2011) [two volumes] edited by John McCormick
  • George Steiner: A Reader
    [Emory 5th Floor: P49 .S75 1984]
  • Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition by Frances Yates*
  • Gleanings in Old Garden Literature (1887) by W. Carew Hazlitt**  [not @ Emory]
  • Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  • Going on Being by Mark Epstein
  • Growing Myself  [Emory does not own]
  • Growing Old by G. Moss and W. Moss [not @ Emory]
  • Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey (2016) by Frances Wilson
  • H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
  • Hellstrip Gardening (2014) by Evelyn J. Hadden
  • Home Ground (1992) by Allen Lacy****
    [not @ Emory]
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Hope in the Dark (2005) by Rebecca Solnit
    [Emory 6th Floor: HN18 .S653 2004]
  • House Thinking (2006) by Winifred Gallagher [not @ Emory]
  • How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
  • Hugh Walpole by Rupert Hart-Davis
  • I Send You This Cadmium Red…A Correspondence between John Berger and John Christie
    [Emory 5th Floor: PQ1643 .B29 2010]
  • Identity and Violence by Amartya Sen
  • I’d Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers (2017)
    by Guinevere De La Mare
  • I’ll Stand by You
    [Emory 4th Floor: PR6045 .A76 Z4825 1998]
  • “Imagining the Self” in A History of Private Life: Revelations of the Medieval World (1988) by Danielle Regnier-Bohler**
  • In Gratitude (2016) by Jenny Diski
  • In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin*
  • In Ruins (2002) by Christopher Woodward
  • In Praise of Prejudice (2007) by Theodore Dalrymple
    [Emory: BF575 .P9 D35 2007]
  • In Season, Out of Season (1982) by Jacques Ellul
  • In Two Minds: Guesses at Other Writers (Carcanet, 1990)  by C.H. Sisson
  • Indexes and Indexers in Fact & Fiction edited by Hazel K. Bell
  • Infinity and Continuity in Ancient and Medieval Thought (1982) edited by Norman Kretzmann
  • Interpretations of Life: A Survey of Contemporary Literature (1970) by Will and Ariel Durant (1970).
  • Intimate Strangers: The Culture of Celebrity by Richard Schickel (Doubleday, 1985)
  • Intimate Writings by Stendhal*
  • Invisible Forms: A Guide to Literary Curiosities by Kevin Jackson
  • Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo by Time Parks
  • Jacques Barzun: Critical Questions: On Music and Letters, Culture, and Biography, 1940-1980 (1982) edited by Bea Friedland
  • Jealousy in Connecticut Jedited by Susanna Pinney
  • Journey to the Land of the Flies and Other Travels by Aldo Buzzi
  • Kilvert’s Diary, 1870-1879: Selections from the Diary of the Rev. Francis Kilvert
  • Kiss My Aster: A Graphic Guide to Creating a Fantastic yard Totally Tailored to You by Amanda Thomas (Storey Publishing, 2013)
  • Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler’s Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas
  • Latest Readings by Clive James
  • Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading by Maureen Corrigan
  • Leopardi: A Study in Solitude by Iris Origo
  • Letters (1983) [the alphabet] by James Hutchinson
  • Life: A User’s Manual by Georges Perec (1978)***
    [Emory 5th Floor: PQ2676 .E67V113 1987]
  • Life and Death in Literary and Cultural Studies
    [Emory 5th Floor: PN S6 .D4 T3 2001]
  • Live Like an Italian by Rick Zullo
  • Living from Within by Harold Leffall [not @ Emory]
  • Living in Italy: The Real Deal – How to Survive the Good Life (2016)
    by Stef Smulders
  • Lytton Strachey by Michael Holroyd
  • Madame Blavatsky’s Baboon by Peter Washington*
  • Man and His Symbols by Carl Jung
  • Mathematics, The Loss of Certainty (1983) by Morris Kline
  • Maxims by La Rouchefoucauld*
  • Me and My Friends, We No Longer Profess Any Graces: A Premature Memoir (1971) by Richard Dean Rosen
  • Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts (2016) by Christopher Hamel
  • Michael Oakeshott: Notebooks (1922-86) edited (2014) by Luke O’Sullivan            [not @ Emory]
  • Michael Oakshott on Religion, Esthetics, and Politics
    [Emory 8th Floor: B1649 .0344 W67 2005]
  • Modern Times, Modern Places by Peter Conrad*
  • My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard                                                                             [Emory 4th Floor: PT 8951.21 N38 M5613 2012]
  • Mysteries of Terra Firma by James Lawrence Powell  [not @ Emory]
  • Narcissus Leaves the Pool (1999) by Joseph Epstein
  • No Man Knows My Hisory: The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn Brodie
  • No Other Book: Selected Essays by Randall Jarrrell
    [Emory 4th Floor: PS 3579 .A77 N6 1999]
  • Nostalgia by Jonathan Buckley (2013?) [not @ Emory]
  • Notebooks, 1922-86 (2014) by Michael Oakeshott (edited by Luke O’Sullivan)
  • Notebooks of Paul Valery
    [Emory 5th Floor: PQ2463 .P26 X3513 2000]
  • Of Gardens by Francis Bacon**
  • Off the Books (2015) by J. Peder Zane
  • Oh, Come Ye Back to Ireland by Niall Williams and Christine Breen
  • Old and New Masters by Robert Lynd
  • On Beauty and Being Just by Elaine Scarry
  • On Difficulty, and Other Essays by George Steiner
    [Emory 5th Floor: P302 .S68]
  • On Friendship (2016) by Alexander Nehamas
  • On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes (2013) by Alexandra Horowitz
  • On Poetic Imagination and Reverie: Selections from the Works of Gaston Bachelard (1971) ed. Colette Gaudin
  • On the Threshold: Home, Hardwood, & Holiness (2005) by Elizabeth J. Andrew [Emory doesn’t own]
  • One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism by Rodney Stark                     [Emory 8th Floor: BL221 .S75 2001]
  • Only in Books: Writers, Readers, & Bibliophiles on Their Passion edited by J. Kevin Graffagnino (Madison House, 1996)
  • Our Land, Ourselves edited by Peter Forbes
  • Our Only World: Essays by Wendell Berry (2015)           [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Our Practices, Our Selves, or, What It Means to Be Human (2001) by Todd May
  • Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen (“the most beautiful memoir of the century”)*
  • Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling With D. H. Lawrence by Geoff Dyer
  • Outlandish Proverbs (1640) by George Herbert
  • Outside of a Dog: A Bibliomemoir by Rick Gekoski [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Outwitting Squirrels by Bill Adler, Jr.
  • Pages from the Goncourt Journals translated by Robert Baldick*
  • Palms of Papyrus (1908) by Michael Monahan
  • Pascal, The Life of Genius (1936) by Morris Bishop
  • Peace: A Dream Unfolding (1986) edited by Penney Kome and Patrick Creean
  • Place Attachment (1992) by edited by I. Altman and S.M. Low                                 [Emory 8th floor: BF 353 .H85]
  • Plato’s Mistake (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1941) by Richard Church
  • Poetry and the Age by Randall Jarrell
  • Poetry Notebook: Reflections on the Intensity of Language by Clive James
  • Points of View (1899) by Agnes Repplier (1855-1950)
  • Post-Modern Sophistication by David Kolb [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Prejudices by H.L. Mencken
  • Psychobabble: Fast talk and Quick Cure in the Era of Feeling (1978) by Richard Dean Rosen
  • Queen Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Janet Ross (2013) by Ben Downing
  • The Quotable Book Lover compiled by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjarmarson            [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Reading in Bed by Steven Gilbar
  • Reasons to Believe by Hugh Ross  [Emory does not own]
  • Recollections of Virginia Woolf by Her Contemporaries (1972, 2013)
  • “Refuges of Intimacy” in A History of Private Life: Passions of the Renaissance (1989) by Orest Ranum**
  • Rest Days (1916) by Hutton Webster**            [Emory Pitts Library: GT3930 .W393]
  • Round River: From the Journals of Aldo Leopold Aldo Leopold (Oxford University Press, 1993)
  • Ruskin’s Venice by Sarah Quill
  • Samuel Beckett’s Wake and Other Uncollected Prose by Edward Dahlberg (ed. Steven Moore, Dalkey Archive Press, 1989)
  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Second Reading: Notable and Neglected Books Revisited by Jonathan Yardley
  • Selected Essays from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler by Samuel Johnson (edited by W.J. Bate)
  • Sesame and Lilies by John Ruskin
  • Seven Greeks translated by Guy Davenport*
  • Seven Types of Ambiguity by William Empson
  • 70 Things to Do When Your Turn Seventy (2013) edited by Ronnie Sellers                   [Emory does not own]
  • Shakespeare’s Lives by S. Schoenbaum*
  • Shed Decor: How to Decorate and Furnish Your Favorite Garden Room (2015) by Sally Coulthard
  • Silence: The Mystery of Wholeness by Robert Sardello [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Six Names of Beauty by Crispin Sartwell [Emory 8th Floor: BH85 .S27 2004]
  • Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard***                                                    [Emory 8th Floor: BD236 .B3813 1994]
  • Skepticism and Animal Faith (1923) by George Santayana
  • Small Pieces Loosely Joined by David Weinberger
  • Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies (1922) by George Santayana
  • Spaces: Dimensions of the Human Landscape (1981) by Greenbie  [not @ Emory]
  • Speaking of Books: The Best Things Ever Said about Books and Book Collecting edited by Rob Kaplan and Harold Rabinowitz   (Crown Publishers, 2001)   [Emory does not own]
  • Ten Years in the Tub: A Decade of Soaking in Great Books by Nick Hornby
  • The American Replacement of Nature by William Irwin Thomspon
  • The Anatomy of Negation by Edgar Evertson Saltus
  • The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher*
  • The Art of Memory by Frances Yates*
  • The Athenian Year (1961) by Benjamin D. Meritt**
  • The Barbarian Conversion: From Paganism to Christianity by Richard Fletcher* [Emory Pitts Library: BR200 .F57 1998]
  • The Bed-Book of Travel by Richardson Wright
  • The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch
  • The Birth of Tragedy by Nietzsche*
  • The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
  • The Book of My Life by Girolamo Cardino (1501-1576)*
  • The Book of This and That (1918; reissued 2016) by Robert Lynd
  • The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood
  • The Braindead Megaphone: Essays by George Saunders
  • The Calendar of the Roman Republic (1967) by Agnes Kirsopp Michels**
  • The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature (1989) [introduction]
  • The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance by John Hale*
  • The Classical Tradition by Anthony Grafton
  • The Complete Works of W. H. Auden: Prose
  • The Conversations of Dr. Johnson edited by Raymond Postgate*
  • The Corded Shell (1980) by Peter Kivy
  • The Death and Letters of Alice James by Ruth Bernard Yeazell            [Emory 8th floor:  CT 275 .J29 A32
  • The Death of Picasso: New and Selected Writing by Guy Davenport                                    [Emory 4th Floor: PS3554 .A86 D43 2003]
  • The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan      [Emory 4th Floor: Q175 .S215 1995]
  • The Desert by Alan Wheeling
  • The Devil Is a Gentleman: Exploring America’s Religious Fringe by J.C. Hallman
  • The Discoverers (1983) by Daniel J. Boorstin**
  • The Eclipse of Man and Nature by Philip Sherrard
  • The Elements of Lavishness: Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner & William Maxwell, 1938-1978
  • The Englishman’s Room edited by Alvide Lees-Milne
  • The Ethical Function of Architecture by Kerstein Harries
  • The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz
  • The Fall of Constantinople 1453 by Steven Runciman
  • The Fascination of Decay by Paul Zucker
  • The Fate of Place by Edward S. Casey       [Emory 8th Floor: B105 P53 C36 1997]
  • The Feederwatcher’s Guide to Bird Feeding [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Forests: The Shadow of Civilization (1992) by Robert Pogue Harrison*****
  • The Four Seasons of Mary Azarian
  • The Fourth Dimension of a Poem by M.H. Abrams
  • The Gardener’s Eye and Other Essays (1995) by Allen Lacy****    [not @ Emory] 
  • The Geography of the Imagination by Guy Davenport*
  • The Gifts of the Jews by Thomas Cahill
  • The Golden Ratio by Mario Livio
  • The Good Life Lab by Wendy Tremayne
  • The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
  • The Greatest Books You’ll Never Read by Bernard Richards (2013)
  • The Greeks and the Irrational by E.R. Dodds*
  • The Heart of Man by Erich Fromm
  • The Henry Miller Reader (1969) edited by Lawrence Durrell
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell (Princeton, 1968)
  • The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  • The Hour of Our Death by Philippe Aries (Knopf, 1981)
  • The Hue and Cry at Our House (2017) by Benjamin Taylor
  • The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History (2012) by John Gillis
  • The I Love Everybody Crusade by Arthur Hoppe
  • The Ideologies of Religion (1940) by George P. Conger
  • The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America by Daniel Boorstein (1987)
  • The Improved Life
  • The Infinity of Lists (2009) by Umberto Eco
  • The Joy of X by Steven Strogatz
  • The Life & Adventures of La Rochefoucauld (1951) by Morris Bishop
  • The Life and Ideas of James Hillman – Volume I: The Making of a Psychologist (2014?)by Dick Russell
  • The Lifespan of a Fact by John D’Agata & Jim Fingal
  • The Literary Life by Robert Phelps and Peter Deane*                                                         [Emory 4th Floor: Z2013 .P18]
  • The Little Free Library Book (2015) by Margaret Aldrich
  • Loss and Change by Peter Marris
  • The Lost Origins of the Essay by John D’Agata
  • The March of Literature by Ford Maddox Ford (1938)
  • The Meanings of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self by Mihaly Csikszentmihaly [Emory 8th Floor: BR458 .C78]
  • The Meaning of Meaning by Ogden & Richards
  • The Mirror and the Lamp by M.H. Abrams
  • The Museum of Literary Souls (2013) by John Connolly
  • The Narrow Door (2016) by Paul Lisicky
  • The Nature Observer’s Handbook by John N. Brainerd
  • The Neurotic’s Notebook (1960) and The Second Neurotic’s Notebook (1966) by Mignon McLaughlin
  • The Old Way of Seeing (1994) by Jonathan Hale
  • The Perfect Solution to Absolutely Everything (1968) by Arthur Hoppe
  • The Philosophy of Disenchantment by Edgar Evertson Saltus                                          [Pitts Library: B829 .S2 1885]
  • The Pleasures of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books that Inspired Them edited by Antonia Fraser
  • The Pleasure of Thinking: A Journey Through the Sideways Leaps of Ideas (2012) by Theodore Dalrymple [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd (1921)                                                      [Emory 5th floor:  PR 6023 .Y43 P4
  • The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs                               [Pitts Library: PN83 .J36 2011]
  • The Pleasures of the Imagination by John Brewer*
  • The Poetics of Gardens (1988) by Charles W. Moore*****     [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Primal Place [Cape Cod] (2007) by Robert Finch
  • The Psychology of the House (1977) by Oliver Marc                  [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Power of Place by James Swan [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Private World by Miguel de Unamuno [translated by Allen Lacy]
  • The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons*
  • The Raven King: Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library by Marcus Tanner
  • The Revolt of the Masses by Jose Ortega y Gasset (1985)
  • Miguel de Unamuno: The Rhetoric of Existence by Allen Lacy
  • The Rise and Fall of the Man of Letters (1969) by John Gross [re: G.K. Chesterton]
  • The Road to Oxiana by Robert Bynon
  • The Roots of My Obsession: Thirty Great Gardeners Reveal Why They Garden (2012) edited by Thomas C. Cooper                     [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Sarcastic Lutheran by Nadia Bolz-Weber
  • The Secret House (1986) by David Bodanis
  • The Sense of an Ending by Frank Kermode
  • The Sheep from the Goats by John Simon
  • The Shopkeeper’s Home by Caroline Rowland
  • The Sphere and the Labyrinth by Manfredo Tafuri                                                         [Emory 6th Floor: NA500 .T3313 1987]
  • The Structure of Evil by Ernest Becker
  • The Structures of Everyday Life: The Limits of the Possible (trans. by Sian Reynolds)(1981) by Fernand Braudel**       [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Supper of the Lamb by Robert Capon
  • The Symbolism of Habitat  (1990) by Jay Appleton*****                                       [Emory 6th Floor: NX650 .L34 A67 1990]
  • The Tangled Bank: Darwin, Marx, Frazier, Freud by S.E. Hyman
  • The Temptation to Exist by E.M. Cioran* [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Undercover Philosopher by Michael Philips
  • The Week: An Essay on the Origin and Development of the Seven-Day Cycle (1926) by F.H. Colson** [Emory doesn’t own]
  • The Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour (2015) by Mitchell Symons
  • The Wisdom of Love: Toward a Shared Inner Life by Jacob Needleman
  • The World as I Found It (1987) by Bruce Duffy
  • The World of the Shining Prince by Ivan Morris*
  • The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  • Theatre of Memory by Raphael Samuel***        [Emory 8th Floor: DA1 .S35 1994]
  • This Narrow Place edited by Wendy Mulford
  • This Thing We Call Literature by Arthur Krystal
  • Thoughts in a Dry Season by Gerald Brenan
  • Thoughts In Solitude by Thomas Merton        [Emory 8th Floor: BX 2350 .M543]
  • Through the Magic Door by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Time by Eva Hoffman
  • Time and the Calendars (1978) by W.M. O’Neil**   [Emory 8th Floor: CE 6 .053]
  • Time and the Soul: Where Has All the Meaningful Time Gone – and Can We Get It Back? by Jacob Needleman [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Timeless Cities: An Architect’s Reflections on Renaissance Italy by David Mayernik (2003) [cited by Frances Mayes in Every Day in Tuscany (2010)]
  • Time’s Web: Poems by Ruth Moore                     [Emory 4th Floor: PS3525 .O58 T5]
  • Tottering in My Garden by Midge Ellis Keeble                          [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Tying Rocks to Clouds by William Elliott [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Logan Pearsall Smith: An Anthology (1989) edited by Edward Burman
  • Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alastair Bonnett
  • Up in the Old Hotel by Joseph Mitchell
  • Van Gogh’s Ear by Bernadette Murphy
  • Vectors and Smoothable Curves: Collected Essays (1996) by William Bronk                 [Emory doesn’t own]
  • Virgin Time: In Search of the Contemplative Life by Patricia Hampl   [not @ Emory] 
  • Vision and Painting: The Logic of the Gaze (1972) by Norman Bryson*****
  • Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays From the Classics to Pop Culture by Daniel Mendelsohn
  • Ways of Seeing by John Berger***** [painting]                                                        [Emory 5th Floor: N7430.5 .W39 1973]
  • We Learn Nothing (2012) by Tim Kreider
  • Weathering Winter: A Gardener’s Daybook by Carl H. Klaus [Emory doesn’t own]
  • What the Road Passes By edited by Dewitt Jones and Eleanor Huggins                       [Emory doesn’t own]
  • What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • Where I’m Reading From: The Changing World of Books (2015) by Tim Parks
  • Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books by Wendy Lesser
  • Why We Believe in God(s) by J. Anderson Thomson
  • Winston Churchill’s Afternoon Nap: A Wide-Awake Inquiry into the Human Nature of Time (1986) by Jeremy Campbell**            [Emory doesn’t own]
  • With the Hunted by Sylvia Townsend-Warner
  • Within the Context of No Context by George W.S. Trow (Little, Brown, 1981)
  • You Are Not Special and Other Encouragements by David McCullough, Jr. (HarperCollins, 2014)
  • You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice by Tom Vanderbilt
  • Zibaldone (2013) by Giacomo Leopardi                                                                                 [Emory 5th Floor: PQ4708 .Z3213 2013]

*Recommended by Michael Dirda in Book by Book: Notes on the Reading Life (2006)

**Cited by Witold Rybczynski, “Notes on Sources,” Waiting for the Weekend (1991)

***Cited in The Pattern in the Carpet: Personal History with Jigsaws by Margaret Drabble (2009)

****Cited by Margot Rochester in Earthly Delights: Gardening by the Seasons the Easy Way (2004)

*****Cited by Michael Pollan in A Place of My Own

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