Monthly Archives: February 2015

Books added 28th February 2015

Spectacular Rubens: the Triumph of the Eucharist edited by Alejandro Vergara and Anne T. Woollett Anarchy & beauty: William Morris & his legacy, 1860-1960 by Fiona MacCarthy (On Display) John Constable: the making of a master by Mark Evans with … Continue reading

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Books added 27th February 2015

Memoirs of scandalous women (5 vols.; last containing Index) editor: Dianne Dugaw Augustan Rome 44 BC to AD 14: the restoration of the republic and the establishment of the empire by J. S. Richardson Rome and the Mediterranean 290 to … Continue reading

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Books added 26th February 2015

Student procrastination: seize the day and get more work done by Michael Tefula Sail through exams!: preparing for traditional exams for undergraduates and taught postgraduates by Peter Levin To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee My Antonia by Willa Cather … Continue reading

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Books added 25th February 2015

Also-rans: the injustice of history by Ann Spokes Symonds (incl. picture of Mary Somerville; On Display) The small bachelor by P.G. Wodehouse The Liberal Party and the economy, 1929-1964 by Peter Sloman (On Display) Maggie Gee: writing the condition-of-England novel … Continue reading

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Books added 24th February 2015

The literary thing: history, poetry, and the making of a modern literary culture by Rosinka Chaudhuri (Old Somervillian; On Display) The cinema of Agnès Varda: resistance and eclecticism by Delphine Bénézet Making decisions (2nd edn.) by D.V. Lindley The philosophy … Continue reading

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Books added week commencing 16th February 2015

Hesiodic voices: studies in the ancient reception of Hesiod’s Works and Days by Richard Hunter (On Display) Pompeii and Herculaneum: a sourcebook edited by Alison E. Cooley and M.G.L. Cooley A companion to Greek and Roman sexualities edited by Thomas … Continue reading

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Books added 12th/13th February 2015

George Gilbert Scott 1811-1878: an architect and his influence edited by P.S. Barnwell, Geoffrey Tyack and William Whyte (On Display; given by Pauline Adams and Robert Franklin in memory of Jean Wilks) The physiology of crop yield (2nd edn.) by … Continue reading

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