Save the Date:
Did you watch Hamilton on Disney+ over the weekend? Well next week on
July 15 at 6:00 pm
, Richard Bell will be joining us again to discuss the musical and what it gets right and wrong about history.
For nonfiction reading on the subject, you can request one of these volumes from the Athenaeum library:
by Ron Chernow. (818 p.)
Alexander Hamilton, American
by Richard Brookhiser. (240 p.)
Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson : A Study in Character
by Roger G. Kennedy. (476 p.)
Eliza Hamilton : The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
by Tilar J. Mazzeo. (340 p.)
A Fatal Friendship : Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
by Arnold A. Rogow. (351 p.)
War of two : Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel That Stunned the Nation
by John Sedgwick. (455 p.)
If you are interested in one of the above print titles, contact Librarian Jill LeMin Lee (jilly@PhilaAthenaeum.org) to arrange a
pickup in the Athenaeum's vestibule
, or to have the book(s) mailed to you. Please note that a book may be circulating when you request it, in which case you will be put on a list for it.
For related fiction, see the following eBooks:
eBooks may be requested through the Axis app. Contact Lois Reibach (email@example.com) if you need assistance with eBooks.