Thursday, January 26, 2012

Future postings

Hello all:
I am currently taking a brief break from posting items about my Kip/Kipp and Link ancestors. As soon as get back to doing some research, I will post again.  My web site: .  Any questions or comments:

Monday, January 2, 2012

What I Read in 2011

  • Pendulum. Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science, by Amir D. Aczel. 2003.
  • Clothing The Colonists. Fashions in New Netherlands, by Friends of Crailo State Historic Site. 1995.
  • Our Young Soldier. Lieutenant Francis Simcoe 6 June 1791 - 6 April 1812, by Mary Beacock Fryer. 1996.
  • New York, by Edward Rutherfurd, 2009.
  • The Immigrant Experience: The German Americans, by Anne Galicich & Sandra Stotsky, General Editor. Chelsea House Publishers, New York. 2001.
  • Edison: The Man Who Made The Future. by Ronal W. Clark. G P Putnam's Sons, New York. 1977.
  • Oxford, by Michael Hall. The Pevensey Press. Cambridge, England. 1988.
  • The Seafarers. The Atlantic Crossing, by Melvin Maddocks. Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1981.
  • The Seafarers. The Venetians, by Colin Thubron. Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1980.
  • A Traveller’s Companion to Florence, ed. by Edward Chaney. Robinson, London, England. 2002.
  • The Life of the Admiral Christopher Columbus by his son Ferdinand. Translated and annotated by Benjamin Keen. The Folio Society, London, England. 1960.
  • The Life and Times of Columbus. Editor Dr. Enzo Orlandi. The Curtis Publishing Co., Philadelphia. 1967.
  • Reluctant Genius. The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell, by Charlotte Gray. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., Toronto, ON. 2006.
  • Humboldt’s Cosmos, by Gerard Helferich. Gotham Books. New York. 2004.
  • Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science, by John Gribbin. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, England. 1998.
  • Benjamin Franklin, by Edwin S Gaustad. Lives and Legacies. Oxford University Press. 2006.
  • Buckskin Baronet, by Margaret Widdemer. Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York, 1960.
  • Electric Universe. How Electricity Switched on the Modern World, by David Bodanis. Three Rivers Press, New York. 2005.
  • The Alchemy of Air, by Thomas Hager. Three Rivers Press, New York. 2008.
  • Entanglement, by Amir D Aczel. A Plume Book. 2003.
  • Charles Darwin, by Cyril Aydon. Robinson, London, England. 2003.
  • Battles for The Crown 1066, by Hope Muntz. Chatto & Windus, London, England. 1966.
  • Hudson River School Paintings. Wadsworth Atheneum. A Book of Postcards. Pomegranate, San Francisco. 1996.
  • Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area. Heritage Site Guidebook. 2010.
  • Uncle Tungsten, Memories of a Chemical Boyhood, by Oliver Sacks. Alfred A Knopf, New York. 2001.
  • Naming Nature. The Clash Between Instinct and Science. Carol Kaesuk Yoon. W.W. Norton & Co., New York. 2009.
  • Wilbur and Orville. A Biography of the Wright Brothers. Fred Howard. Ballantine Books, New York. 1988.
  • Marco Polo. From Venice to Xanadu, by Laurence Bergreen. Vintage Books, Random House, Inc., New York. 2008.
  • Governor Simcoe and his Lady, by Marcus Van Steen. Hodder and Stoughton, Toronto and London. 1968.
  • The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown, 2009.
  • The Broker, by John Grisham. Bantam Dell, New York. Dec. 2005.
  • The Testament, by John Grisham. Bantam Dell, New York.
  • The Partner, by John Grisham. Bantam Dell, New York. 1997.
  • The Firm, by John Grisham.
  • The King of Torts, by John Grisham.
  • The Run Away Jury, by John Grisham.
  • A Painted House, by John Grisham.
  • A Time to Kill, by John Grisham.
  • Going to America, by Terry Coleman. Anchor Books, Garden City, NY. 1973.
  • Springtime in Britain, by Edwin Way Teale. Dodd, Mead and Co., New York. 1970.
  • Tories. Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, by Thomas B Allen. Harper Collins. 2010.
  • Dutch New York, The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture, edited by Roger Panetta. Hudson River Museum and Fordham University Press. 2009.
  • The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon’s Greatest Army, by Stephen Talty. Crown Publishers. NY. 2009.
  • To Keep The British Isles Afloat, by Thomas Parrish. Smithsonian Book. Collins. 2009.
  • The Chamber, by John Grisham.
  • Lavoisier in The Year One. The Birth of a New Science in the Age of Revolution, by Madison Smartt Bell. Atlas Books. W.W. Norton & Co. New York, London.2005.
  • Freemasonry. Its History and Myths Revealed, by Giles Morgan. 2008. 2011 edition Indigo Books & Music.
  • The Story of Physics, by Anne Rooney. Arcturus Publishing Ltd. London, England. 2011.
  • The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett. A Signet Book.
  • World Without End, by Ken Follett. New American Library.