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New England
(by title)
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Railroad Transportation History / New England History

Along the Valley Line

The first book on the history of the Connecticut Valley Railroad
Miller, Max R.

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New England History / Social History

Always Something Doing

A look at the notorious place that was demolished in 1961 to clear the way for the Government Center urban renewal project.
Kruh, David; O'Connor, Thomas H., foreword

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20th Century U.S. History / Gambling & Lotteries / New England History

American Sweepstakes

The dramatic story of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Sweepstakes
Flynn, Kevin

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New England Cooking / Interior Design / New England History

America’s Kitchens

History buffs, designers, and cooks of all ages will enjoy seeing what Americans have considered ideal for kitchen design over our 200-plus year history
Carlisle, Nancy

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New England History / Portsmouth

Among the Isles of Shoals

An enduring classic of New England literature
Thaxter, Celia

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New England History / Economics & Business / American History

Amoskeag

How the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company shaped the social, ethnic, and economic existence of Manchester, New Hampshire during America’s rise as a manufacturing power.
Hareven, Tamara K. and Randolph Langenbach.

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Regional Architecture / New England Travel

Architecture in Salem

Long-awaited reprint of an essential guide to the architectural heritage of Salem, Massachusetts.
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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New England Travel / American Art

Art Museums PLUS

An engaging guide to over 150 art museums and more throughout New England
Marshall, Traute M.

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Modern Architecture to 1945 / Regional Architecture / New England History

Arts and Crafts Architecture

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture
Meister, Maureen

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Trees / Nature - Regional

Bark

What kind of tree is that?
From Maine to New York, you’ll never be stumped again with this handy companion to the trees of the Northeast, either out in the woods or in your own backyard.
Wojtech, Michael

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Nature - Regional / Conservation

Basking with Humpbacks

A lively and often surprising look at eleven of New England’s most threatened marine species
McLeish, Todd

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Biography / Women's Studies / New England History / Portsmouth New Hampshire

Beyond the Garden Gate

The first new biography in twenty years of a beloved New England writer.
Mandel, Norma H.

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Cycling / New England Travel / Portsmouth

Bicycling New Hampshire's Seacoast
Revised & updated edition


Recently revised and updated, this is the only biking guide you need to enjoy ocean views and country roads on New Hampshire’s historic, scenic Seacoast and adjacent Maine. Includes maps and directions for 28 rides
Chestney, Linda

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Cycling / New England Travel / Portsmouth

Bicycling Southern New Hampshire
Revised & expanded ed.


This updated and expanded second edition of this book offers the best cycling routes in southern New Hampshire
Chestney, Linda

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Architecture / New England History

Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn
20th Anniversary Edition


The twentieth anniversary edition of the classic architectural study of the development of the connected farm buildings made by 19th-century New Englanders, which offers insight into the people who made them.
Hubka, Thomas C.

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Birds & Birdwatching / Nature - Regional

Birdwatching in New Hampshire

A guide to birding in the Granite State
Masterson, Eric A.

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African-American Studies / New England History / Portsmouth

Black Portsmouth

A thought-provoking look at New England’s Black heritage
Sammons, Mark J.; Cunningham, Valerie

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Nature - Regional / Nature - Reference / Nature - Plants

Bogs & Fens

The definitive guide to the flora of northeastern bogs and fens
Davis, Ronald B.

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True Crime / New England History

Boston Strong

The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

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New England History

The Boston Tea Party

Labaree, Benjamin Woods

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American History / New England History

Boston's Histories

This collection is both a tribute to the distinguished work of Thomas H. O'Connor, the dean of Boston historians, and a survey of the best and innovative contemporary work on Boston's diverse histories.
O'Toole, James, ed.; Quigley, David, ed.; O'Connor, Thomas H., afterword.

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Historical Photography / Maritime History & Piracy / New England History

The Camera’s Coast

Page-by-page panorama of New England coastal activity from the late-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries ranges from the ordinary to the extraordinary, from leisure and recreation to hard work
Bunting, W. H.

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Natural History / Native American History / New England History / Natural History

Ceremonial Time

A magical book that turns one modest square mile of exurban land into the most remarkably fascinating place
Mitchell, John Hanson

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Decorative Arts & Material Culture / New England History

Cherished Possessions

Carlisle, Nancy

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Civil War / New England History

Civil War Boston

The history of Bostonians and Boston during the Civil War
O'Connor, Thomas H.

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New England History / Nature / Conservation

Clearing the Coastline

A social and ecological history of the rise and demise of Cape Cod’s coastal fisheries in the nineteenth century
McKenzie, Matthew

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Colonial History / New England History

Colonial New Hampshire

A comprehensive and thoroughly readable history of New Hampshire’s turbulent colonial years
Daniell, Jere R.

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New England History / Criminal Justice / Legal History

The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice

How a groundbreaking advocacy organization has helped shape Connecticut’s criminal justice system since 1875
Bates, Gordon S.

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Hiking / New England Travel / Hikes & Walks

Connecticut Walk Book

The ultimate guide to Connecticut’s extensive public trails system
Connecticut Forest & Park Association

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American Revolutionary War / Historical Biography / New England History

The Court-Martial of Paul Revere

The riveting chronicle of Paul Revere’s only military service during the Revolution—a major but disastrous episode in his life
Greenburg, Michael M.

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New England History / Portsmouth

Cross-Grained and Wily Waters

This guide to one of the longest-settled and most enchanting estuaries in New England weds historical preservation to ecological stewardship
Bolster, W. Jeffrey, ed.

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New England Travel / Folklore

Curious New England
Updated and Illustrated.


Points the way to all the tantalizing treats and terrifying treasures that remain tucked away in overlooked museums, private collections, and forgotten recesses of this very special region
Citro, Joseph A., Foulds, Diane E.

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Natural Disasters / New England History

Deluge

Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, from the perspective of Vermonters who rebuilt their state
Shinn, Peggy

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New England History / Social History / Cooking - Chefs & Restaurants

Dining Out in Boston

The history of restaurants in Boston
O'Connell, James C.

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History / African-American Studies

Discovering Black Vermont

The search for an African American community in rural Vermont
Guyette, Elise A.

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Architecture / Building Archtecture / New England History

Drawing Toward Home

A truly majestic home will last generations
O’Gorman, James F.

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New England History / Colonial History

The Eastern Frontier

Description and analysis of the distinctive culture that developed in southern New Hampshire and southern Maine during the colonial period.
Clark, Charles E.

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Architecture / New England History / New England Travel

Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings

A generously illustrated handbook for identifying and understanding structures that symbolize the region’s unique cultural and historical landscape
Visser, Thomas Durant

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Colonial History / Historical Biography / New England History

First Founders

An introduction to the diverse lives of the Puritan founders by a leading expert
Bremer, Francis J.

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Political Process - Elections / New England History / State & Provincial Government

The First Primary

A concise history of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary and its impact on politics
Moore, David W., and Smith, Andrew E.

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New England History / American History / Colonial History / American Studies

Fissures in the Rock

A comprehensive examination of the diversity and unity of New England life in the 17th century.
Archer, Richard

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Colonial History / New England History

Folded Selves

A new evaluation of New England’s literature of dissent in works by early English settlers in America
Burnham, Michelle

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New England History / Folklore

Food for the Dead

Startling true stories behind New England’s vampire legends—back in print with a new preface by the author
Bell, Michael E.

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New England History / Canadian Studies

The French-Canadian Heritage in New England

A comprehensive historical, sociological, and cultural introduction to the sizable Franco-American population in New England.
Brault, Gerard J.

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Sports History / Football / New England History

From Darkness to Dynasty

The wild, zany, and forgotten history of the NFL’s now-premier franchise
Thornton, Jerry

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Regional Architecture / New England History / Paper Ephemera

From Guiding Lights to Beacons for Business

Explores the lives and legends of the iconic Maine lighthouses
Cheek, Richard

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Biography - Musicians & Composers / Composer/Musician / New England History

George Whitefield Chadwick

The definitive biography of a major American composer and musical leader
Faucett, Bill F.

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New England History / Art / Art History

Global Trade and Visual Arts in Federal New England

The impact of global trade on early American visual and material culture
Johnston, Patricia and Caroline Frank (eds.)

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Nature - Regional / Conservation

Golden Wings & Hairy Toes

A lively and often surprising look at fourteen of New England’s most endangered species
McLeish, Todd

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New England Travel / New England Cooking / Beverages / Beer

The Good Beer Guide to New England

A comprehensive guide to the brewpubs and breweries of New England
Crouch, Andy

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Wildlife / Nature - Regional / Grizzly Bears

Grizzly Wars

An examination of the ongoing debate about how to save the American grizzly bear by David Knibb.
Knibb, David

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New England History / Portsmouth

Historic Portsmouth

A fascinating collection 19th- and early 20th-century photographs of this “old town by the sea”
Garvin, James L.

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New England History / Archaeology

A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts

A unique introduction to the history of Boston through archaeological objects
Bagley, Joseph M.

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Regional Photography / New England History

In History’s Wake

Evocative photographs and first person accounts of contemporary fishing life
Starr, Markham

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True Crime / 20th Century U.S. History / New England History

In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti

An in-depth reexamination with startling new insights into the controversial case
Tejada, Susan

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True Crime - Murder / New England History

In the Evil Day

A quiet New England town is shattered by violence—and rises above it
Carey, Richard Adams

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New England History

Indian Stream Republic

A tale of struggle, survival, and independence in a disputed northern New England frontier.
Doan, Daniel. Jere R. Daniell, introd. and afterward; Ruth Doan MacDougall, ed.

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Landscape Architecture / Ecology & Environmental Studies / New England Gardening

Integrated Landscaping

A new way of thinking about landscaping home grounds and public spaces, Revised and Expanded
Chase-Rowell, Lauren, Mary Tebo Davis, Katherine Hartnett, and Marilyn Wyzga

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New England History / American Revolutionary War / Historical Biography

Inventing Ethan Allen

A fascinating look at the genesis, longevity, and meaning of the story of Ethan Allen in the context of Vermont history and memory
Duffy, John J. and H. Nicholas Muller III

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Labor Studies / New England History

Irish Titan, Irish Toilers

Scrutinizes the life and times of Joseph Banigan, one of New England’s, and America’s, most successful nineteenth-century industrialists
Molloy, Scott

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New England History

John Josselyn, Colonial Traveler

A new edition of an unusual description of 17th-century New England flora and fauna, folklore, and the Indian and Puritan cultures of that time.
Josselyn, John. Paul J. Lindholdt, ed. and introd.

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True Crime

Killer Show

The definitive book on The Station nightclub fire on the 10th anniversary of the disaster
Barylick, John

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Economics & Business - Regional / New England History / Regional Studies

Landscape of Industry

An illustrated history of the cradle of American industrialization
Worcester Historical Museum; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, fwd.

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History / New England History / Slavery

The Logbooks

Three long-neglected logbooks from Connecticut’s slave trade raise questions about memory and collective forgetting
Farrow, Anne

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New England History / Economics & Business / Agriculture & Food Production

A Long, Deep Furrow
Abridged.


A highly readable history and almost encyclopedic reference work, with information on every pertinent aspect of farming and country life.
Russell, Howard S. and Mark Lapping, fwd.

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American Art / New England History

Maine in America

A lavish selection of nearly 250 works from the Farnsworth Museum's permanent collection.
Belanger, Pamela J. Christopher B. Crosman, fwd. William H. Gerdts, essay.

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COOKING - INGREDIENTS / New England Cooking / Agriculture & Food Production

Maple Sugaring

The art and science of maple syrup, and stories from the people who make it
Leff, David K.

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New England History / Maritime History

The Maritime History Of Massachusetts, 1783-1860

Morison, Samuel Eliot

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New England History

The Meetinghouse Tragedy

The dramatic story of a colonial town’s experience of and response to communal catastrophe.
Clark, Charles E. John W. Hatch, illus.

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Historical Biography / American Revolutionary War / New England History

Nathan Hale

Now in paperback, the New York Times best-selling biography—the first in nearly a century—of the legendary Revolutionary War patriot and our country’s first spy
Phelps, M. William

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Nature - Regional

The Nature of New Hampshire

A beautifully illustrated guide to New Hampshire’s natural landscapes
Sperduto, Dan and Ben Kimball

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Biography / New England History / Women's Studies

A New England Girlhood

The engaging diary of a working girl in Victorian times.
Larcom, Lucy; Cott, Nancy F., foreword

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New England Travel / Regional Architecture / Historic Preservation

New England’s Covered Bridges

A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states.
Evans, Benjamin D.; Evans, June R.

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Regional Photography / New England Travel

New Hampshire

Spectacular, large-format book by one of New Hampshire's leading photographers
Randall, Peter E., panoramic photographs. Ronald Jager; essay; Stephen H. Taylor, fwd.

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New England History / Biography

The New Hampshire Century

An illustrated account of 20th-century New Hampshire, told through the lives of those who made it.
Belman, Felice, and Mike Pride, eds.

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Agriculture & Food Production / New England Gardening / Regional Photography

New Hampshire Women Farmers

Beautifully illustrated book showcasing the efforts of New Hampshire’s farm women to revitalize farming in the twenty-first century
Brody, Helen and Leslie Tuttle, Photographer

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New England History

The Old Leather Man

Fascinating documentation of a mysterious figure
DeLuca, Dan W.

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New England History / White Mountains Mountaineering

Passaconaway’s Realm

A compelling narrative of the journeys of early American explorers into the White Mountain wilderness
Lawson, Russell M.

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New England History

Philip Hoff

This is the story of one of the most exciting and important periods in Vermont history, and of the man most responsible for shaping it
Hand, Samuel B., Anthony Marro, and Stephen C. Terry

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History

Post Roads & Iron Horses

The fascinating history of turnpikes, steamboats, canals, railroads, and trolleys in Connecticut
DeLuca, Richard

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African-American Studies / African American History / New England History

Prudence Crandall’s Legacy

Compelling account of the abolitionist’s life, legal battles, and legacy
Williams, Donald E., Jr.

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New England History

Puritan Village

An award-winning study of Puritans and the formation of their towns.
Powell, Sumner Chilton

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New England History

Reflections in Bullough’s Pond

A dramatic story of the interplay between environment and economy in New England.
Muir, Diana

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Mental Health / Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / New England History

Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth

A personal history of the groundbreaking children’s mental health facility
Wiseman, Richard J.

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Mental Health / Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / New England History

Riverview Hospital Staff Manuals

The manual developed for Riverview Children’s Hospital
Wiseman, Richard J.

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New England History / Social History

Salem

A superb collection of essays on Salem’s rich history and cultural life over the past four centuries
Morrison, Dane Anthony and Nancy Lusignan Schultz, editors

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New England History / Colonial History / Law

Salem-Village Witchcraft
New edition


Drawing on extensive primary documents, this book allows the reader to participate in historical analysis of this explosive period in history
Boyer, Paul, ed.; Nissenbaum, Stephen, ed.

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Colonial History / New England History / Biography - Adventurers & Explorers

The Sea Mark

The first complete narrative history of Captain John Smith’s exploration of the New England coast
Lawson, Russell M.

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Birds & Birdwatching / Nature - Regional

The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds of Vermont

The long-awaited second atlas of breeding birds in Vermont
Renfrew, Rosalind B. (ed.)

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New England Gardening / Shade Gardening / Temperate Climate Gardening

The Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening

The last shade gardening book you’ll ever need
Ziffer, Amy

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Women's Studies

Sisters of Fortune

Uses more than 350 letters to reconstruct the lives of a trio of sister whose father, a U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire, left them in 1850 for the Gold Rush.
Heffernan, Nancy Coffey, and Ann Page Stecker

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New England History / World War II

Stark Decency

An evocative history of a World War II German POW camp in New Hampshire, where friendships among prisoners, guards, and villagers overcame the bitter divisions of war
Koop, Allen V. Hartmut Lang, fwd.

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New England History / Nautical

Stove by a Whale

A thrilling documentation of the first sinking of a ship by a whale.
Heffernan, Thomas Farel

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New England History / Portsmouth

Strawbery Banke

This dramatic story of New Hampshire’s oldest neighborhood and only seaport spans 400 years in 400 pages with over 350 photographs and illustrations
Robinson, J. Dennis

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Architecture / New England History

Summer by the Seaside

A sweeping, richly illustrated architectural study of the large, historic New England coastal resort hotels
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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Regional Architecture / New England History / American Studies

Summer Cottages in the White Mountains

An expert looks at the historic role of summer cottages in New Hampshire’s popular White Mountain region.
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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True Crime - Murder / 20th Century U.S. History / New England History

Tommy Gun Winter

A veteran journalist tracks down a family secret and rediscovers the story of Jewish gangsters run amok in 1930s Boston
Gorenstein, Nathan

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Running & Jogging / New England Travel

Trail Running Western Massachusetts

An up-to-date guide to the 51 best trail running sites in western Massachusetts
Kimball, Ben

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Nature - Regional / Regional Photography / New England Travel

The Traprock Landscapes of New England

Lavishly illustrated natural history of the distinctive lava highlands in the Connecticut Valley

LeTourneau, Peter M. and Robert Pagini

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New England History / Land Use Law / Native American Studies

Trespassing

An exploration of the various systems of land control and the evolution of private property
Mitchell, John Hanson

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New England History

“The Troubled Roar of the Waters”

A timely look at the Vermont flood of 1927 as a window on the history of America in the 1920s
Clifford, Deborah Pickman and Nicholas R. Clifford

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New England History

Two Vermonts

A piercing new look at nineteenth-century Vermont politics and society, and the evolution of a people
Searls, Paul M.

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Regional Photography / New England History

Uncle John

Evocative black-and-white photographs of a lifelong Connecticut farmer who adhered to traditions even as the world changed around him
Sheron, Georgia

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American History / African-American Studies / New England History

The Underground Railroad in Connecticut

The story of a “railroad” shrouded in secrecy
Strother, Horatio T.

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New England Travel

The Vermont Ghost Guide

The very first illustrated "census" of Green Mountain ghosts
Citro, Joseph A. Stephen R. Bissette, art

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New England Travel / Folklore

The Vermont Monster Guide

Afraid of the dark? You will be after you read this illustrated guide to the fantastic swimming, crawling, flying, and slithering denizens of Vermont’s dark side.
Citro, Joseph A.; Bissette, Stephen R., illus.

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Nature Essays / New England History / Literary Criticism - American

Walking Towards Walden

On a fifteen-mile bushwhack, exploring the whole idea of place
Mitchell, John Hanson

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American History / American Revolutionary War / New England History

The War Of American Independence

Higginbotham, Don

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New England History

Water for Hartford

How three men brought clean water to Hartford, on a massive scale
Murphy, Kevin

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Nature - Regional / Wildlife

The Wildlife of New England

The Essential Guide to Viewing New England Wildlife
Burk, John S.

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Decorative Arts & Material Culture / New England History / Regional Architecture

Windows on the Past
Centennial Edition


Nylander, Jane C., Diane L. Viera

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New England Cooking

Wines and Beers of Old New England

"This book is written for people who like to go to folk museums, who like to collect antiques, who like to renovate old houses, and who like to drink," writes the author.
Brown, Sanborn C. Ed Lindlof, drawings

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New England History / Museum Studies

With Éclat

A detailed history of the Boston Athenæum’s historic role in the founding of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Hirayama, Hina

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Nature Essays / Nature - Regional / Wilderness Ecosystems & Habitats / Essays / Nature / Ecosystem

Words from the Wild

Inspired by New Hampshire Public Television’s award-winning series Windows to the Wild
Lange, Willem

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New England History / Social History / Labor Studies

You Had a Job for Life

The life and death of a mill town
Sayen, Jamie



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