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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.

P

Author
Title
Publisher
Year
Call Number

Packer, Ann, 1959-

The dive from Clausen's pier

New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House,

2002

PZ 4 P119d 2002

Page, Tim.

Page after page

New York : Atheneum,

1989

PN 4874 P227 P133p 1989

Pak, Kyŏng-ni,, 1926-

Land: a novel

London ; New York : Kegan Paul International ; Paris : UNESCO Publishing ; New York, NY : Distributed by Columbia University Press,

1996

PZ 4 K99L 1996

Pak, Wan-sŏ, 1931-

My very last possession and other stories

Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe,

c1999.

PZ 4 P152m 1999

Pakenham, Thomas, 1933-

The scramble for Africa, 1876-1912

New York : Random House,

c1991.

DT 28 P152s 1991

Pal, Pratapaditya.

Elephants and ivories in South Asia

Los Angeles, Calif. : Los Angeles County Museum of Art,

c1981.

NX 575.8 P153e 1981

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-

The black book

New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux,

1994

PZ 4 P186b 1994

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-

Snow

New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House,

2004

PZ 4 P186s 2004

Pamuk, Orhan, 1952-

The new life

New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,

1997

PZ 4 P186n 1997

Pandit, Vijaya Lakshmi, 1900-

The scope of happiness: a personal memoir

New York : Crown Publishers,

c1979.

DS 481 P3 A29 1979

Paretsky, Sara, author.

Body work

New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons,

c2010.

PZ 4 P228b 2010

Parini, Jay.

The Norton book of American autobiography

New York : W.W. Norton,

c1999.

CT 211 N882 1999

Park, Ed, 1970- Personal days : a novel New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks
2008
PZ 4 P235p 2008

Parker, Thomas Trebitsch, 1943-

Anna, Ann, Annie

New York : Dutton,

c1993.

PZ 4 P243a 1993

Parkinson, C. Northcote (Cyril Northcote), 1909-

In-laws and outlaws

Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.,

1962

PN 6231 P248i 1962

Parks, Tim.

Adult-ery and other diversions

New York : Arcade Pub.,

1999,
c1998.

PZ 4 P252a 1999

Patchett, Ann.

Bel canto: a novel

New York : HarperCollins,

c2001.

PZ 4 P294b 2001

Paton, Alan.

Ah, but your land is beautiful

New York : Scribner

[1982]

PZ 3 P312a 1982

Paton, Alan.

Too late the phalarope

New York, Scribner,

1953

PZ 3 P312t

Patterson, James, 1947-

The postcard killers : a novel

New York : Little, Brown and Co.,

2010

PZ 4 P3172po 2010

Patterson, James, 1947-

Private

New York : Little, Brown and Co.,

2010

PZ 4 P3172p 2010

Patterson, James, 1947-

Worst case : a novel

New York : Little, Brown and Co.,

2010

PZ 4 P3172w 2010

Patterson, James, 1947-

I, Alex Cross : a novel

New York, N.Y. : Little Brown & Co.,

2009

PZ 4 P3172i 2009

Patterson, Kevin, 1964-

Consumption: a novel

New York : Nan A. Talese,

c2007.

PZ 4 P317c 2007

Patterson, Kevin, 1964-

Consumption : a novel

New York : Nan A. Talese,

c2007.

PZ 4 P317c 2007

Patterson, James, 1947- Alex Cross's trial New York : Little, Brown and Co
2009
PZ 4 P3172a 2009

Paulos, John Allen.

Innumeracy: mathematical illiteracy and its consequences

New York : Hill and Wang,

1989,
c1988.

QA 93 P33li 1989

Paulson, Henry M., 1946-

On the brink : inside the race to stop the collapse of the global financial system

New York : Business Plus,

c2010.

HB3722 P42 2010

Pavić, Milorad.

Dictionary of the Khazars: a lexicon novel in 100,000 words

New York : Knopf,

1988

PZ 4 P338d 1988

Pearl, Nancy, author.

Book lust to go : recommended reading for travelers, vagabonds, and dreamers

Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books ; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by PGWPerseus,

c2010.

Z 6004 T6 P359b 2010

Pears, Iain.

An instance of the fingerpost

New York : Riverhead Books,

1998

PZ 4 P361i 1998

Pelecanos, George P.

The night gardener: a novel

New York : Little, Brown,

2006

PZ 4 P381n 2006

Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.

Lancelot

New York : McGraw-Hill,

1977

PZ 4 P432 L 1977

Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.

The second coming

New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux,

c1980.

PZ 4 P432s 1980

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

The Club Dumas

New York : Harcourt Brace,

c1996.

PZ 4 P438c 1996

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

The queen of the South

New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons,

c2004.

PZ 4 P438q 2004

Perrotta, Tom, 1961-

Little children

New York : St. Martin's Press,

2004

PZ 4 P461L 2004

Pessl, Marisha.

Special topics in calamity physics

New York : Viking,

2006

PZ 4 P475s 2006

Peter, Laurence J.

The Peter prescription; how to be creative, confident & competent

New York, Morrow,

1972

BJ 1581.2 P478p 1972

Peters, H. F. (Heinz Frederick)

Rainer Maria Rilke: masks and the man

Seattle, University of Washington Press,

1960

PT 2635 R573 P 1960

Peters, Thomas J., author.

In search of excellence : lessons from America's best-run companies

New York : HarperBusiness Essentials,

2004

HD 70 U5 P483i 2004

Peterson, Merrill D.

Lincoln in American memory

New York : Oxford University Press,

1994

E 457.2 P485 L 1994

Pétrement, Simone.

Simone Weil: a life

New York : Pantheon Books,

c1976.

B 2430 W474 P494v 1976

Petroski, Henry.

Engineers of dreams: great bridge builders and the spanning of America

New York : Knopf,

1995

TG 23 P497e 1995

Pham, Andrew X.

The Eaves Of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars

Random House Inc

 

E 184 P543e 2008

Pham, Andrew X., 1967-

Catfish and mandala: a two-wheeled voyage through the landscape and memory of Vietnam

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

1999

E 184 V53 P534c 1999

Phelps, Daphne.

A house in Sicily

New York : Carroll & Graf,

c1999.

DG 865.6 P538h 1999

Phillips, Arthur, 1969-

Prague: a novel

New York : Random House,

c2002.

PZ 4 P5579p 2002

Phillips, Caryl.

The nature of blood: [a novel]

New York : Knopf,

1997

PZ 4 P558n 1997

Phillips, Jayne Anne, 1952-

Machine dreams

New York : DuttonS. Lawrence,

c1984.

PZ 4 P561m 1984

Phillips, Kevin P.

The cousins' wars: religion, politics, and the triumph of Anglo-America

New York : Basic Books,

c1999.

E 209 P561c 1999

Phillips, Melanie, 1951-

Londonistan

New York : Encounter Books,

2006

HV 6433 G7 P562L 2006

Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane.

Verdi: a biography

Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press,

1993

ML 410 V4 P564v 1993

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-

The tenth circle

New York : Atria Books,

2006

PZ 4 P599t 2006

Picoult, Jodi, 1966-

Change of heart: a novel

New York, NY : Atria Books,

c2008.

PZ 4 P599c 2008

Pincetl, Stephanie Sabine, 1952-

Transforming California: a political history of land use and development

Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press,

1999

HD 211 C2 P647t 1999

Pink, Daniel H., author.

Drive : the surprising truth about what motivates us

New York, NY : Riverhead Books,

2009

BF 503 P655d 2009

Pipes, Richard.

Russia under the Bolshevik regime

New York : Alfred A. Knopf,

1993

DK 266.5 P665r 1993

Pirsig, Robert M.

Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance: an inquiry into values

New York, Morrow,

1974

CT 275 P672z 1974

Podhoretz, Norman.

Making it

New York, Random House

[1967]

PS 3566 P742m 1967

Pollan, Michael.

The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals

New York : Penguin Press,

2006

GT 2850 P771o 2006

Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.

Ship of fools

Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press Book

[1962]

PZ 3 P846s 1962

Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.

The collected essays and occasional writings of Katherine Anne Porter.

New York, Delacorte Press

[1970]

PS 3531 P846c 1970

Potok, Chaim

My Name is Asher Lev

New York Alfred A. Knopf

1972

PZ 4 P864m 1972

Pottle, Frederick Albert, 1897-

James Boswell, the earlier years, 1740-1769

New York : McGraw-Hill,

c1985.

PR 3325 P871j 1985

Powell, Dawn.

Dawn Powell at her best

South Royalton, Vt. : Steerforth Press,

c1994.

PZ 4 P882d 1994

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.

The Blue train

Santa Barbara, CA : Capra Press,

c1977.

PZ 4 P884b 1977

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.

From the heartland: profiles of people and places of the Southwest and beyond

Flagstaff, [Ariz.] : Northland Press,

c1976.

CT 260.5 P884f 1976

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.

California classics: the creative literature of the Golden State by Lawrence Clark Powell.

Los Angeles : Ward Ritchie Press,

c1971.

PS 277 P884c 1971

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.

Southwest classics: the creative literature of the arid lands: essays on the books and their writers.

Los Angeles, W. Ritchie Press,

1974

PS 277 P884s 1974

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001.

Voices from the Southwest: a gathering in honor of Lawrence Clark Powell

Flagstaff [Ariz.] : Northland Press,

1976

F 786 V889 1976

Powers, Richard, 1957-

The echo maker

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

2006

PZ 4 P888e 2006

Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.

On the edge of the cliff: short stories

New York : Random House,

c1979.

PZ 3 P961o 1979

Prose, Francine, 1947-

Blue angel: a novel

New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers,

c2000.

PZ 4 P966b 2000

Proulx, Annie.

The shipping news

New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International,

c1993.

PZ 4 P968s 1993

Purcell, Rosamond Wolff

Owls Head

[S.l.] : Quantuck Lane Press ; New York, NY : distributed by W.W. Norton,

c2003.

TR 140 P985o 2003

Pynchon, Thomas.

Mason & Dixon

New York : Henry Holt,

1997

PZ 4 P997m 1997

Pynchon, Thomas.

Vineland

Boston : Little, Brown,

c1990.

PZ 4 P997v 1990

Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-

The ice: a journey to Antarctica

Iowa City : University of Iowa Press,

1986

G 860 P997i 1986

Q

Author
Title
Publisher
Year
Call Number

Queneau, Raymond, 1903-1976.

The Sunday of life: a novel

New York : New Directions,

1977

PZ 3 Q3d 1977

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