Remembering the Running Man

Thanks to the funds raised by the Running Man 8K in May, along with donations from the Weber family, we were able to add a variety of new books and classical music CDs to the collection to remember Philip Weber III and help others learn more about subjects he enjoyed. These are the titles added so far:

 

book

The Book : a Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston

 

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The Boy Who Runs : the Odyssey of Julius Achon by John Brant

 

 

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Capturing the Light : the Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and Rivalry by Roger Watson and Helen Rappaport

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Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour by Richard Zacks

death

Death on Earth : Adventures in Evolution and Mortality  by Jules Howard

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Evelyn Waugh : a Life Revisited by Philip Eade

 

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The Face of Britain : a History of the Nation Through Its Portraits by Simon Schama

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Gathering Moss : a Natural and Cultural History of Mosses by by Robin Wall Kimmerer

greek

The Greek Plays : Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides edited by Mary Lefkowitz and James Romm.

human

The Human Superorganism : How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life by Rodney Dietert

idea

I Modify IKEA: Furnishings from Everyone’s Favorite Store, Customized for Your Home by Elyse Major and Charlotte Rivers

light

Louise Nevelson : Light and Shadow by Laurie Wilson

 

 

mars

Mars : Our Future on the Red Planet by Leonard David

 

moscow

Moscow Nights : The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War by Nigel Cliff

sci

The New York Times Book of Science : More Than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage edited by David Corcoran

on

On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor

 

 

once

Once a Runner : a novel by John L. Parker Jr.

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Originals : How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

wild

Raising Wild : Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness by Michael P. Branch

relentless

Relentless : Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days by David Gething

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Run the World : My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe by Becky Wade

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Running For My Life : One Lost Boy’s Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games by Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb.

shep

The Shepherd’s View : Modern Photographs from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks

henry

Travels With Henry James by Henry James

 

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Welcome to the Universe by Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

wood

Wood Pallet Projects : Cool and Easy-To-Make Projects for the Home and Garden by Chris Gleason

word

The Word Detective : Searching for the Meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary by John Simpson

words

Words Are My Matter : Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016 with a Journal of a Writer’s Week by Ursula K. Le Guin

Titles will continue to be added to the library. All titles will have a memorial book plate in the front to indicate they are part of this special collection. Our thanks, again, to everyone who helped make this a possibility.

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