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The Nelson J. Gilman Humanities collection is a collection of selected literary fiction and popular non-fiction for recreational reading by faculty, students, and staff

Books are alphabetized by author's name.

L

Author
Title
Publisher
Year
Call Number

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

The namesake

Boston : Houghton Mifflin,

2003

PZ 4 L183n 2003

Lahiri, Jhumpa. Unaccustomed earth New York : A.A. Knopf
2008
PZ 4 L183u 2008

Lam, Vincent.

Bloodletting & miraculous cures

New York : Weinstein Books,

c2007.

PZ 4 L213b 2007

Landes, David S.

The wealth and poverty of nations: why some are so rich and some so poor

New York : W.W. Norton,

c1998.

HC 240.9 W4 L2 1998

Landis, James David.

Longing

New York : Harcourt,

c2000.

PZ 4 L257L 2000

Langguth, A. J., 1933-

Patriots: the men who started the American Revolution

New York, NY : Simon and Schuster,

c1988.

E 208 L278p 1988

Langguth, A. J., 1933-

Our Vietnam: the war, 1954-1975

New York : Simon & Schuster,

c2000.

DS 558 L278o 2000

Lao-tzu.

Tao te ching

New York, Knopf,

1972

BL 1900 L298t 1972

Lapham, Lewis H.

An American album: one hundred and fifty years of Harper's magazine

New York : Franklin Square Press,

c2000.

PS 507 H295a 2000

Lapierre, Dominique.

The city of Joy

Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday,

1985

BJ 1595 L313c 1985

Larson, Nathan The Dewey Decimal system: a novel Akashic Books c2011 PZ 4 L3339d 2011

Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004, author.

The girl who kicked the hornet's nest

New York : Alfred A. Knopf,

2010

PZ 4 L334gi 2010

Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004. The girl who played with fire New York : Alfred A. Knopf
2009
PZ 4 L334g 2009

Lash, Joseph P., 1909-

Eleanor and Franklin; the story of their relationship, based on Eleanor Roosevelt's private papers

New York, Norton

[1971]

E 807.1 R780 1971

Lash, Joseph P., 1909-

Eleanor: the years alone

New York, Norton

[1972]

E 807.1 R781 1972

Lasson, Frans.

The life and destiny of Isak Dinesen.

New York, Random House

[1970]

PT 7710 D583 S

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The incongruous spy; two novels of suspense.

New York, Walker

[1964]

PZ 4 L433i 1964

Le Carré, John, 1931-

Absolute friends

Boston [Mass.] : Little, Brown,

c2003.

PZ 4 L433a 2003

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The little drummer girl

New York : Knopf,

1983

PZ 4 L433Li 1983

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The looking glass war

New York, Coward-McCann

[1965]

PZ 4 L433L 1965

Le Carré, John, 1931-

Smiley's people

New York : Knopf,

1980,
c1979.

PZ 4 L433sm 1980

Le Carré, John, 1931-

A small town in Germany

New York, Coward-McCann

[1968]

PZ 4 L433s 1968

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The spy who came in from the cold; Call for the dead; A murder of quality; The looking-glass war; A small town in Germany

New York : OctopusHeinemann,

1979

PZ 4 L433sp 1979

Le Carré, John, 1931-

Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy

New York, Knopf,

1974

PZ 4 L433t 1974

Le Carré, John, 1931-

A perfect spy

New York : Knopf,

1986

PZ 4 L433p 1986

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The mission song

New York : Little, Brown and Co.,

2006

PZ 4 L433m 2006

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The Russia house

New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House,

1989

PZ 4 L433r 1989

Le Carré, John, 1931-

The honourable schoolboy

New York : Knopf,

1977

PZ 4 L433h 1977

Le Carré, John, 1931-, author.

Our kind of traitor

New York : Viking,

2010

PZ 4 L433o 2010

Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel.

The beggar and the professor : a sixteenth-century family saga

Chicago : University of Chicago Press,

1997

WZ 140 GS9 L433b 1997

Le, Nam, 1979- The boat New York : Alfred A. Knopf
2008
PZ 4 L4332b 2008

Leather, Edwin.

The Vienna elephant

New York : Dodd, Mead,

c1977.

PZ 4 L438v 1977

Leclerc, Gustavo.

Urban Latino cultures: la vida latina en L.A.

Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications,

c1999.

F 869 L89 U72 1999

Lederer, William J., 1912-

Complete cross-country skiing and ski touring

New York, Norton

[1972]

GV 854 L473c 1972

Lee, Chang-rae.

Aloft

New York: Riverhead Books,

2004

PZ 4 L477a 2004

Lee, Chang-rae.

A gesture life

New York : Riverhead Books,

1999

PZ 4 L477g 1999

Lee, Helie.

Still life with rice: a young American woman discovers the life and legacy of her Korean grandmother

New York : Scribner,

c1996.

E 184 K6 L478s 1996

Lee, Gus.

Tiger's tail: a novel

New York : Alfred A. Knopf,

1996

PZ 4 L478t 1996

Lee, Sky.

Disappearing Moon Cafe

Seattle, Wash. : Seal Press,

1991

PZ 4 L481d 1991

Lehrer, Jonah.

Proust was a neuroscientist

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co.,

2007

NX 180 N48 L522p 2007

Leites, Nathan Constantin, 1912-1987.

The rules of the game in Paris

Chicago, University of Chicago Press

[1969]

DC 34 L533r 1969

Lem, Stanislaw.

Memoirs found in a bathtub

New York, Seabury Press

[1973]

PZ 3 L544p 1973

Lem, StanisLaw.

The investigation

New York, Seabury Press

[c1974]

PZ 3 L544s 1974

Lemann, Nancy.

The fiery pantheon

New York : Scribner,

c1998.

PZ 4 L547f 1998

Lemmon, Tzemach The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe New York: Harper c2011 DS 375 K2 T998d 2011

Leonard, Elmore, 1925-

Tishomingo blues

New York : Morrow,

c2002.

PZ 4 L581t 2002

Lescroart, John T., author.

Damage

New York : Dutton,

2011

PZ 4 L626d 2011

Lescroart, John T. A plague of secrets : a novel New York : Dutton
2009
PZ 4 L626p 2009

Lesser, May H., 1927-

The art of learning medicine

New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts

[1974]

WZ 330 L638a 1974

Lesser, Wendy.

The amateur: an independent life of letters

New York : Pantheon Books,

c1999.

PN 4874 L638a 1999

Lessing, Doris May, 1919-

The four-gated city

New York, Knopf [distributed by Random House]

1969

PZ 3 L639f

Lessing, Doris May, 1919-

Under my skin

New York : HarperCollins,

c1994.

PR 6023 E833 L639u 1994

Lessing, Doris May, 1919-

The cleft

New York : HarperCollins,

c2007.

PZ 4 L639c 2007

Lethem, Jonathan.

The fortress of solitude: a novel

New York : Doubleday,

2003

PZ 4 L647f 2003

Levenstein, Harvey A., 1938-

Seductive journey: American tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age

Chicago : University of Chicago Press,

c1998.

DC 34.5 A44 L665s 1998

Levey, Michael

Florence: a portrait

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press,

1996

DG 734.23 L663f 1996

Levi, Jonathan, 1955-

A guide for the perplexed: a novel

New York : Turtle Bay Books,

1992

PZ 4 L664g 1992

Lévi-Strauss, Claude.

The raw and the cooked

New York, Harper & Row

[1969]

BL 304 L664r 1969

Lévi-Strauss, Claude.

From honey to ashes

New York, Harper & Row

[1973]

F 2230.1 F6 L664f 1973

Levitt, Steven D.

Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything

New York : William Morrow,

c2005.

HB 74 P8 L666f 2005

Lewis, Norman.

Naples '44

New York : Pantheon Books,

c1978.

D 811 L675n 1978

Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992.

The big four; the story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the building of the Central Pacific.

New York, London, A.A. Knopf,

1938

F 860 L675b

Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970.

La vida: a Puerto Rican family in the culture of poverty--San Juan and New York.

New York : Random House,

c1966.

F 128.9 P85 L675v 1966

Lewis, Pam, 1943-

Perfect family

New York : Simon & Schuster,

2008

PZ 4 P675p 2008

Li, Leslie, 1945-

Bittersweet

Boston, MA : C.E. Tuttle,

1992

PZ 4 L693b 1992

Li, Dun Jen, 1920-

The ageless Chinese: a history

New York : Scribner,

c1978.

DS 735 L693a 1978

Li, Leslie, 1945-

Bittersweet

Boston, MA : C.E. Tuttle,

1992

PZ 4 L693b 1992

Liang, Heng.

Son of the Revolution

New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House,

1983

DS 778 L693s 1983

Lidz, Franz.

Unstrung heroes: my improbable life with four impossible uncles

New York : Random House,

c1991.

CT 274 L53 L715u 1991

Liebrecht, Savyon, 1948-

Apples from the desert: selected stories

New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York,

1998

PZ 4 L717a 1998

Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926-

Death in life; survivors of Hiroshima.

New York, Random House

[1968,
c1967]

D 767 L722d

Limón, José Eduardo.

American encounters: greater Mexico, the United States, and the erotics of culture

Boston : Beacon Press,

c1998.

E 183.8 M6 L734a 1998

Lindy, Annabel

Her Story: Essays on the Goddess in Our Lives

 

 

At bindery

Lipman, Elinor.

The pursuit of Alice Thrift: a novel

New York : Random House,

c2003.

PZ 4 L764p 2003

Lippman, Laura, 1959-

What the dead know

New York : William Morrow,

c2007.

PZ 4 L766w 2007

Lisle, Laurie.

Portrait of an artist: a biography of Georgia O'Keeffe

New York : Seaview Books,

c1980.

ND 237 O5 L771p 1980

Liu, Aimee.

Cloud mountain

New York : Warner Books,

1997

PZ 4 L783c 1997

Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Moon tiger

New York : Grove Press,

1988,
c1987.

PZ 4 L784m 1988

Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Heat wave: a novel

New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers,

c1996.

PZ 4 L784h 1996

Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Spiderweb

New York : HarperFlamingo,

c1998.

PZ 4 L784s 1998

Lively, Penelope, 1933-

The photograph

New York : Viking,

2003

PZ 4 L784p 2003

Lively, Penelope, 1933-

Cleopatra's sister: a novel

New York : HarperCollinsPublishers,

c1993.

PZ 4 L784c 1993

Lodge, David, 1935-

Small world: an academic romance

New York : Macmillan Pub. Co.,

1985,
c1984.

PZ 4 L822s 1985

Lodge, David, 1935-

Thinks--: a novel

New York : Viking,

2001

PZ 4 L822th 2001

Lodge, David, 1935-

Therapy: a novel

New York : Viking,

1995

PZ 4 L822t 1995

Lodge, David, 1935- Deaf sentence New York, N.Y. : Viking
2008
PZ 4 L822d 2008

Loh, Sandra Tsing.

A year in Provence Van Nuys

New York : Crown Publishers,

c2001.

F 869 V44 L833y 2001

Long, David.

The inhabited world

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company,

2006

PZ 4 L848i 2006

Longhi, Jim, 1916-

Woody, Cisco & me: seamen three in the merchant marine

Urbana : University of Illinois Press,

c1997.

ML 400 L854w 1997

Lopate, Phillip, 1943-

The Art of the personal essay: an anthology from the classical era to the present

New York : Anchor Books,

c1994.

PN 6141 A784 1994

Lopate, Phillip, 1943-

The rug merchant

New York : Viking,

1987

PZ 4 L864r 1987

Lopate, Phillip, 1943-

Writing New York: a literary anthology

New York : Library of America : Distributed in the United States by Penguin Putnam, Inc.,

c1998.

PS 549 N5 W956 1998

Lopez, Steve The soloist : a lost dream, an unlikely friendship, and the redemptive power of music New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons
2008
ML 418 A977 L864s 2008

Lord, Bette.

The middle heart

New York : Alfred A. Knopf,

1996

PZ 4 L866m 1996

Lowman, Margaret D.

Life in the treetops: adventures of a woman in field biology

New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press,

c1999.

QH 31 L918L 1999

Lurie, Alison.

The truth about Lorin Jones

Boston : Little, Brown,

c1988.

PZ 4 L967t 1988

Lurie, Alison.

Foreign affairs

New York : Random House,

c1984.

PZ 4 L967f 1984

Lux, Thomas, 1946-

God particles

Boston : Houghton Mifflin,

2008

PS 3562 L977g 2008

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