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19 May 2010
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New books on our shelves

A few new titles, as selected by Collections Librarian, Simon Gallo.

The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps by Eric Hazan — A historically rich tour through the construction of Paris, exploring the places and struggles that have marked its growth.

Living Opera by Joshua Jampol — A collection of 20 interviews with the preeminent opera professionals working on or behind the stage today. Including Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Seiji Ozawa.

The Cambridge Companion to Schumann by Beate Perrey — An accessible introduction to Schumann: his time, temperament, style and his oeuvre. The author is a member of the Library!

A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present  by Jason Thompson — The first one-volume work to encompass Egypt’s 5,000-year history. “Fluidly relates thousands of years of time.” —Booklist

Find these books on the new nonfiction shelf at the Library.

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