Meet Me In The Library

(Book Reviews and Bookish Adventures…)

List of Books/Topics Read (Non-Fiction)

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Edited by Alan Walbank – Queens of the Circulating Library
Edited by Faye Hammill, Esme Miskimmin, Ashlie Sponenberg – Encyclopedia of British Women’s Writing, 1900-1950
Edited by David Rose – Sexually I’m More of a Switzerland
Edited by Sandra Koa Wing – Our Longest Day: A People’s History of the Second World War
Dahl, Roald and Felicity – Memories With Food at Gipsy House
Smith and MacKinnon – Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
Martena Duss and Sissi Holleis – Sweat Shop Paris
edited by Fiorato, Boylston and Knusel – Blood Red Roses
The Penguin Books’ Great Food Series
John Kasarda & Greg Lindsay – Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next

Individual Authors

Ackroyd, Peter – Wilkie Collins
Aksakov, Sergei – A Russian Gentleman
Allan, David – Commonplace Books and Reading in Georgian England
Ashbee, Felicity – For The Duration: A Lighthearted WAAF Memoir
Armitage, Simon – Walking Home
Athill, Diana – Stet: An Editor’s Life

Bainbridge, Beryl – English Journey: Or The Road To Milton Keynes
Batsford, Brian Cook – The Britain of Brian Cook
Bloom, Clive – Bestsellers: Popular Fiction Since 1900
Brears, Peter – Of Curiosities and Rare Things: The Story of Leeds City Museums
Buzbee, Lewis – The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

Chesterton, Ada – In Darkest London
Clark, Kenneth – One Hundred Details: From the National Gallery, London
Clements, Jonathan – A Brief History of the Vikings
Conefrey, Mick – Everest 1953: The First Ascent to the Roof of the World

Dallas, Gregor – Metrostop Paris: History From The City’s Heart
Dickens, Monica – One Pair of Feet
Dorling, Danny – How the Great Housing Disaster Defines Our Times, and What We Can Do About It

Edmundson, William – The Nitrate King

Flanders, Judith – The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’ London
Flint, Kate – The Woman Reader 1837-1914
Foot, Sarah – Athelstan: The First King of England

Garfield, Simon – Just My Type
Gehl, Jan – Cities for People
Gustafson, Katherine – Change Comes To Dinner

Hachisu, Nancy Singleton – Japanese Farm Food
Hand, T W – Leeds Public Libraries 1870-1920
Hicks, Carola – The Bayeux Tapestry: The Life Story of a Masterpiece
Hicks, Carola – Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait
Hill, Paul – The Anglo-Saxons: The Verdict of History
Hill, Susan – Howards End is on the Landing (Excerpt)
Hindley, Geoffrey – A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons
Hodgkin, R H – A History Of The Anglo-Saxons Vols I and II
Holdforth, Lucinda – True Pleasures: A Memoir of Women in Paris

Jackson, H J – Marginalia: Readers Writing In Books
Jamie, Kathleen – Findings

Lewis, Jeremy – Penguin Special: The Life and Times of Allen Lane
Lord, Walter – A Night To Remember

Maitland, Sara – Gossip from the Forest
Maugham, W Somerset – On Literature
Menzies, Gavin – 1421: The Year China Discovered The World
Morton, H V – The Heart of London
Murakami, Haruki – Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
Murakami, Haruki – What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Nooteboom, Cees – Roads to Berlin

O’Brien, Harriet – Queen Emma and the Vikings
Orwell, George – The Road To Wigan Pier

Payne, Sandra K – Atkinson Grimshaw: Knight’s Errand
Pearson, Jacqueline – Women’s Reading in Britain 1750-1835
Pratchett, Terry – A Slip of the Keyboard (Quotes 1 & 2)
Priestley, J B – British Women Go To War
Priestley, J B – Delight
Priestley, J B – English Journey
Pryor, Francis – Britain AD

Richards, Julian C. – Blood of the Vikings
Robinson, Douglas (editor) – Becoming a Translator

Sackville-West, Vita – In Your Garden
Schulz, Kathryn – Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
Semler, Ricardo – The Seven-Day Weekend
Smiley, Jane – Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel
Speakman, Colin – Walk! A Celebration of Striding Out
Starkey, David – Crown and Country
Stein, Gertrude – The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Stevenson, Robert Louis – Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes
Summerscale, Kate – Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace

Thomas, Scarlett – Monkeys with Typewriters: How To Write – And Read – Better
Thomson, Hugh – The Green Road Into The Trees: An Exploration of England
Tidcombe, Marianne – Women Bookbinders, 1880-1920
Tomalin, Claire – The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft
Toole, Betty A. – Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers

Venning, Timothy – The Anglo-Saxon Kings

de Waal, Edmund – The Hare With Amber Eyes
Wildeblood, Peter – Against The Law
Wizenberg, Molly – A Homemade Life
Wood, Harriet Harvey – The Battle of Hastings

Author: Alex in a Library

Reader, book blogger and adventuress. My home appears to be morphing into a library... I can be found on Twitter as @AlexInALibrary.


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