Dear Friends and Book Lovers,
I’ve decided to start off each newsletter with our hours of operation, just so you know: Saturday, November 16, we will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Annex Building in the library’s large parking lot.
Collectors Corner:
What better place to start than with old books?
• THE RIGHT WAY by Gilbert Parker (1910, $2)
• THE PHILISTINE: A PERIODICAL OF PROTEST, edited by Elbert Hubbard (1902, $3)
• THE PHILISTINE, June 1907 pamphlet ($1)
• THE TAMING OF RED BUTTE WESTERN by Francis Lynde (1910, $2)
• THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA, VOL. X (1911, $2)
• DON’TS FOR WIVES by Blanche Eubbett (1913, $1)
• COLLIER’S NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA VOL. 10 (1923, $2)
• THE FEDERAL UNION by John Hicks (1937, $2)
• HINTS ON ETIQUETTE by Aywyos (1951, $2)
• THE LITTLE PRINCESSES by Marion Crawford, seventeen years governess to the Royal Family of Great Britain (1952, $2)
• TWO LITTLE CONFEDERATES by Thomas Nelson Page (1953, $2)
• J. V. STALIN: WORKS, APRIL 1929-JUNE 1930 (1955, $5)
• THE ILLUSTRATED LIBRARY OF NATURAL SCIENCES, edited by Edward Weyer (1958, $10 for the set of four volumes)
• THE ART OF KITCHEN CRAFT COOKING, instructions and recipes for Multi-Core Cookware (1971, $2)
• TO ALL HANDS: AN AMPHIBIOUS ADVENTURE by Lt. John Mason Brown, USNR (1973, $2)
• FIELD BOOK OF AMERICAN WILD FLOWERS by F. Schuyler Mathews (a 2001 facsimile of the 1902 edition, $2)
Next, we have many, many children’s books:
• Appropriately enough, our first book is SQUANTO AND THE PILGRIMS by A. M. Anderson (1962, $2)
• Rand McNally Junior books selling for $1 include NOAH’S ARK (1946),THE PONY SHOW (1968), LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (1959), THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF (1966), CAPTAIN KITTY (1951) and WILD BABIES (1971)
• Also from Rand McNally and selling for $2, we have BACKYARD CIRCUS (1967), PILLOWTIME TALES (1948), RIP VAN WINKLE (1961), HANSEL AND GRETEL (1960) and OUR WORLD OF COLOR AND SONG (1967)
• A VISIT TO THE DOCTOR by Knute Berger (1960, $2)
• WHEN JESUS CAME by Rev. Gerald Brennan (1956, $2)
• THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT LAUGHED by Alf Evers (1950, $2)
• I SPY: MESSAGE FROM MOSCOW and THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.: THE AFFAIR OF THE GENTLE SABOTEUR by Brandon Keith (1966, $2 each)
• THE BIG VALLEY by Charles Heckelmann (1966, $2)
• VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA by Raymond Jones (1965, $2)
• BONANZA: KILLER LION by Steve Frazee (1966, $2)
• HELLO, YEAR, poetry selected by Leland Jacobs (1972, $2)
• TICKTOCK AND JIM, DEPUTY SHERIFFS by Keith Robertson (1949, $3.50)
• RED RYDER AND THE SECRET OF WOLF CANYON by S. S. Stevens (1941, $2)
• DANNY AND THE DINOSAUR by Syd Hoff (1958, $2)
• GUIDE TO MODERN ENGLISH (1955, $2)
• WASHINGTON’S YESTERDAYS by Lucile McDonald (1953, $2)
• HOME-MADE ZOO by Sylvia Greenberg & Edith Raskin (1952, $2)
• FUN WITH BALLET: A BEGINNER’S BOOK FOR FUTURE BALLERINAS by Mae Freeman (1952, $2)
• ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE by Harry Carpenter et al. (1939, $2)
• SURPRISE STORIES by Marjorie Hardy (1936, $2)
• THE TALE OF LITTLE PIG ROBINSON by Beatrix Potter (1930, $3)
• BUILDING STRONG BODIES by Woods Hutchinson (1924, $2)
• THE HIDDEN TRAIL by Roy Snell (1924, $2)
• GAMES FOR ALL OCCASIONS by Mary Blain (1923, $2)
• GENERAL HYGIENE by Frank Overton (1913, $2)
• THE JUNIOR INSTRUCTOR BOOK, edited by Walter Beecher et al. (beautiful full-page color plates of birds, 1953, $2)
• GOODE’S SCHOOL ATLAS by J. Paul Goode (1933, $2)
Next, a selection of classics:
• LORNA DOONE by R. D. Blackmore (1889, $2—Volume II from 1893 is also available for $2)
• FRANKLIN-WOOLMAN-PENN from the Harvard Classics (1909, $2)
• THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD by Oliver Goldsmith (1918, $2)
• MAIN STREET by Sinclair Lewis (1920, $2)
• THE MILL ON THE FLOSS by George Eliot (1931, $2.50)
• THE GOOD EARTH by Pearl Buck (1931, $2)
Finally, we have three new books in mint condition that would make great Christmas gifts:
• ONE NATION: AMERICA REMEMBERS SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 from Life Magazine and published in a deluxe edition by Easton Press (2001, $2)
• AROUND THE WORLD: THE GRAND TOUR IN PHOTOS by Barbara Levine and Kirsten Jensen (2007, $5.50)
• IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ABRAHAM: THE HOLY LAND IN HAND-PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS by Richard Hardiman and Helen Speelman (2009, $6.50)
On the Special Sale Table:
• It’s time for our Annual Thanksgiving Sale!  All cookbooks and diet books are 50% off.  In addition, we are giving away all our cooking magazines, including a great selection of special Thanksgiving issues from Southern Living, Taste of Home, Bon Appetit and more, PLUS all pamphlets and spiral-bound cookbooks are also being given away!  What a deal!  You can’t pass this up!
Choice Selections Fiction:
• MACBETH by Jo Nesbo
• FLORIDA by Lauren Groff
• THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton & James Patterson
Choice Selections Non-Fiction:
• FIRST IN LINE: PRESIDENTS, VICE-PRESIDENTS AND THE PURSUIT OF POWER by Kate Brower
• USUAL CRUELTY: THE COMPLICITY OF LAWYERS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM by Alec Karakatsanis
• CLASSIC COLORING: JANE AUSTEN, 55 removable coloring plates, designed by Hana Nakamura
• WOMEN ROWING NORTH: NAVIGATING LIFE’S CURRENTS AND FLOURISHING AS WE AGE by Mary Pipher
• EDUCATED by Tara Westover
Action-Adventure:
• REAPER: GHOST TARGET, a sniper novel by Nicholas Irving
Aging:
• CONSCIOUS LIVING, CONSCIOUS AGING by Ron Pevny
• AGING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE by Lewis Richmond
Animals & Pets:
• DOGS 24/7: EXTRAORDINARY PHOTOGRAPHS OF WONDERFUL DOGS, created by Rick Smolan & David Cohen
• PETERSON FIELD GUIDE: INSECTS by Donald Borror & Richard White
Art:
• WORKS OF ART by M.C. Escher
Automobiles:
• MOTORCYCLES from Publications International
Biography:
• LAWRENCE OF ARABIA: THE AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF T.E. LAWRENCE by Jeremy Wilson
• TOUCH THE TOP OF THE WORLD by Erik Weihenmayer
• FORTUNE’S CHILDREN: THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF VANDERBILT by Arthur Vanderbilt
• THE LAST LECTURE by Randy Pausch
• ON HER OWN GROUND: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MADAM C.J. WALKER by A’Lelia Bundles
• A LIFE DISCARDED by Alexander Masters
• PRISON LETTERS by Nelson Mandela
• H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Macdonald
• THE PRESIDENCY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Phillip Paludan
• MIDSTREAM: LINCOLN THE PRESIDENT by J.G. Randall
• THE REPORTER WHO KNEW TOO MUCH: THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF TV STAR DOROTHY KILGALLEN by Mark Shaw
• DUTY: MEMOIRS OF A SECRETARY AT WAR by Robert Gates
• A DOG’S LIFE by Martin Clunes
• MY LIFE IN FRANCE by Julia Child
• BRAIN ON FIRE: MY MONTH OF MADNESS by Susannah Cahalan
Christian Fiction:
• ADMISSION by Travis Thrasher
• THE PREACHER’S DAUGHTER by Beverly Lewis
• FAME by Karen Kingsbury
• A PATH TOWARD LOVE by Cara Lynn James
• YANKEE IN ATLANTA by Jocelyn Green
Classics:
• PILATE’S WIFE by H. D.
• COLLECTED WORKS by Flannery O’Connor
• FIVE NOVELS: THE HOUSE OF MIRTH, ETHAN FROME, THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY, SUMMER and THE AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton
• COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED FICTION by Saki
• THE CASTLE, AMERIKA and THE TRIAL by Franz Kafka
Crafts & Hobbies:
• CROCHETING IN PLAIN ENGLISH by Maggie Righetti
• VICTORIAN FAMILY CELEBRATIONS by Sarah Ban Breathnach
• THE FOXFIRE BOOK, FOXFIRE 3 and 5, edited by Eliot Wigginton
Fantasy:
• LIGHT BOXES by Shane Jones
Fiction:
• SOMEONE by Alice McDermott
• MOONGLOW (recommended by our fiction maven, Liz) and THE YIDDISH POLICEMEN’S UNION by Michael Chabon
• LIFE AFTER LIFE by Kate Atkinson
• HANDLE WITH CARE, SING YOU HOME, CHANGE OF HEART and PICTURE PERFECT by Jodi Picoult
• BIG LITTLE LIES by Liane Moriarty
• LILA by Marilyn Robinson
• THE JAPANESE LOVER by Isabel Allende
• THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy
• RABBIT CAKE by Annie Hartnett
• THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO by Junot Diaz
Foreign Lanuage:
• LEARN SPANISH THE FAST AND FUN WAY by Gene Hammitt
• COMPLETE SPANISH GRAMMAR by Gilda Nissenberg
Gardening:
• PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF LANDSCAPE PLANTS by Jane Helmer
• MANUAL OF WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS and PHOTOGRAPHIC MANUAL OF WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS by Michael Dirr
History:
• THE LAST TWO MILLION YEARS, QUEST FOR THE PAST: AMAZING ANSWERS TO THE RIDDLES OF HISTORY and THE WORLD’S LAST MYSTERIES, all from Reader’s Digest
• OUR ORIENTAL HERITAGE, THE LIFE OF GREECE, CAESAR AND CHRIST, THE AGE OF FAITH, THE RENAISSANCE, THE REFORMATION, THE AGE OF REASON BEGINS, THE AGE OF LOUIS XIV, THE AGE OF VOLTAIRE, ROUSSEAU AND REVOLUTION and THE AGE OF NAPOLEON, all eleven volumes in the Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant
• IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erik Larson
• UNBROKEN by Laura Hillenbrand
• THE RIGHT WORDS: GREAT REPUBLICAN SPEECHES THAT SHAPED HISTORY by Wynton Hall
• FIRST IN LINE: PRESIDENTS, VICE-PRESIDENTS AND THE PURSUIT OF POWER by Kate Brower
• EVERYDAY LIFE IN RENAISSANCE TIMES by E. R. Chamberlin
• THE SEA WOLVES: GERMANY’S DREADED U-BOATS OF WW II by Edwin Hoyt
• THE BATTLE OF SAVO by Stan Smith
• THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD by Alan Wykes
• EISENHOWER AND BERLIN, 1945: THE DECISION TO HALT AT THE ELBE by Stephen Ambrose
• THE AGE OF RELIGIOUS WARS 1559-1715 by Richard Dunn
• DREADNOUGHT: BRITAIN, GERMANY AND THE COMING OF THE GREAT WAR by Robert Massie
• EXTRAORDINARY ENDINGS OF PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY by Charles Panati
• GREAT SPEECHES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, with historical notes by John Grafton
• BLITZED: DRUGS IN THE THIRD REICH by Norman Ohler
• KILLING REAGAN and KILLING LINCOLN by Bill O’Reilly
• DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC: A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT (James Garfield) by Candice Millard
• MY THOUGHTS BE BLOODY: THE BITTER RIVALRY BETWEEN EDWIN AND JOHN WILKES BOOTH by Nora Titone
• THE PURITAN ORIGINS OF AMERICAN PATRIOTISM by George McKenna
• LIES MY TEACHER TOLD ME: EVERYTHING YOUR AMERICAN HISTORY TEXTBOOK GOT WRONG by James Loewen
• 1400 DAYS: THE CIVIL WAR DAY BY DAY by Chris Bishop et al.
• 1776 by David McCullough
• SHOWDOWN: THURGOOD MARSHALL AND THE SUPREME COURT NOMINATION THAT CHANGED AMERICA by Wil Haygood
• IN THE BEGINNING: THE STORY OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE AND HOW IT CHANGED A NATION, A LANGUAGE AND A CULTURE by Alister McGrath
Horror:
• BEHIND HER EYES by Sarah Pinborough
• THE BEGUILED by Thomas Cullinan
Kentuckiana:
• PRODIGAL SUMMER by Barbara Kingsolver
Large Print Mystery:
• THE SECOND TIME AROUND by Mary Higgins Clark
Medicine:
• NATURE’S MEDICINE: PLANTS THAT HEAL by Joel Swerdlow
• QUACKERY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WORST WAYS TO CURE EVERYTHING by Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen
• REVERSING HEART DISEASE by Caldwell Esselstyn
Music:
• ALOHA ‘OE: THE SONG HEARD AROUND THE WORLD by Leslie Hayashi
• COUNTRY & BLUES HARMONICA FOR THE MUSICALLY HOPELESS by Jon Gindick
Mystery:
• WORTH DYING FOR and 61 HOURS by Lee Child
• THE MAN FROM BEIJING by Henning Mankell
• THE CURIOUS ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IN JAPAN by Dale Furutani
True Crime:
• FINDING CHANDRA: A TRUE WASHINGTON MURDER MYSTERY by Scott Higham & Sari Horwitz
• PREACHER’S GIRL: THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF BLANCHE TAYLOR MOORE by Jim Schutze
New & Notable:
• OLD AGE AIN’T NO PLACE FOR SISSIES, a gift book from Hallmark
New Age & Parapsychology:
• THE EDGAR CAYCE PRIMER by Herbert Puryear
• LIFE ON OTHER WORLDS by H. Spencer Jones
• NEW ENGLAND’S GHOSTLY HAUNTS by Robert Cahill
• RISE AND SHINE: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF ONE MAN’S JOURNEY FROM NEAR DEATH TO FULL RECOVERY by Simon Lewis
Philosophy:
• BASIC TEACHINGS OF THE GREAT PHILOSOPHERS by S. E. Frost
• TAO TE CHING by Lao Tsu
Plays:
• WAITING FOR GODOT by Samuel Beckett
Political Science:
• THE GOVERNOR LISTETH: A BOOK OF INSPIRED POLITICAL REVELATIONS by William F. Buckley, Jr. (take a trip back in time with this one, from 1970)
Psychology & Self-Help:
• THE LANGUAGE INSTINCT: HOW THE MIND CREATES LANGUAGE by Steven Pinker
Reference:
• THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ZINGERS by Croft Pentz
Religion:
• HALLEY’S BIBLE HANDBOOK
• BIBLE HANDBOOK in Nelson’s Pocket Reference Series
Science & Nature:
• THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING: CAPITALISM VS. THE CLIMATE by Naomi Klein
Sports:
• NASCAR WINSTON CUP 1991-2000, an exciting history of NASCAR racing with all-color photos and detailed text
• MAN O’ WAR: A LEGEND LIKE LIGHTNING by Dorothy Ours (with horse racing)
Television:
• AMERICAN CHOPPER AT FULL THROTTLE by Mike Flaherty
Westerns & American Indians:
• STORY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN WEST from Reader’s Digest
• THE LOON FEATHER by Iola Fuller
• LAKOTA WOMAN by Mary Crow Dog
Music CDs:
• FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
• ELVIS, 30 #1 Hits
• ROLLING STONES, Forty Licks
• LORETTA LYNN, Coalminer’s Daughter
• THE DRIFTERS, Greatest Hits
VHS Tapes:
• RASHOMON with Toshiro Mifune, a triumph from director Akira Kurosawa, who won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film with this movie (I have seen it many times and would be glad to talk to you about it)
DVD:
• PSYCH, Season 1-5, with James Roday & Dule Hill
• HIDDEN FIGURES with Octavia Spencer
• WONDER with Julia Roberts
FOR THE CHILDREN
In addition to the selections below, our children’s room is all decorated with Thanksgiving books with Clifford, Dora, Biscuit and more along with books about the Pilgrims and the Mayflower, Squanto, Pocahontas and much more.
Children’s Music CDs:
• NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL DISNEY, 20 Great Hits from Your Favorite Animated Movies
Series Books:
• THE BOXCAR CHILDREN #1, by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Intermediate Fiction:
• VIKING ADVENTURE by Clyde Bulla
Non-Fiction:
• AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION KIDS’ COOKBOOK, edited by Mary Winston
Children’s Poetry:
• A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC by Shel Silverstein
Classics:
• THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK by Andrew Lang
• THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW & RIP VAN WINKLE by Washington Irving
Young Adult & Intermediate Fantasy:
• THE GARDEN OF EMPRESS CASSIA by Gabrielle Wang
• RAPUNZEL: THE ONE WITH ALL THE HAIR by Wendy Mass
• PATH OF BEASTS by Lian Tanner
Young Adult Fiction:
• THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak
• PERFECT SCOUNDRELS by Ally Carter
Finally a reminder—when you join the Friends of the Library, you are supporting all the library’s programs and resources in your community.  Ask at the cashier’s desk when you check out—joining is easy!  And don’t forget to go to the library’s website at www.nafclibrary.org to find out about all the neat FREE programs that are available in part because you are a Friends member.