"The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them."

Mark Twain

Below are links to subject headings of books selected by the editors of Choice as Outstanding Academic Books. If you would like to select a specific book to give to the University Libraries, please select one from this list and write the title on the order form. If the book you have chosen is no longer available, a similar book from the same subject will be ordered.

Notable Books: Theater & Dance
Ballet Under Napoleon by Guest, Ivor
Cambridge history of British theatre: v.1: Origins to 1660; v.2: 1660-1895; v.3: Since 1895 by Milling, Jane (EDITOR)
Dramaturgy: a revolution in theatre by Mary Luckhurst
Ethos of Noh: actors and their art by Rath, Eric C.
Fantasies of Empire: the Empire Theatre of Varieties and the licensing controversy of 1894 by Joseph W. Donohue
Howling near heaven: Twyla Tharp and the reinvention of modern dance by Marcia B. Siegel
Modern Bodies: dance and American modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey by Foulkes, Julia L.
Puppetry: a world history by Blumenthal, Eileen
The Work of Dance: labor, movement, and indentity in the 1930s. by Franko, Mark
Theature, performance, and the historical avant-garde by Gunter Berghaus



Science and Technology

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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