Books about Harry Potter and Exhibition Themes

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine
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National Library of Medicine’s “Harry Potter’s World” bibliography:

Additional resources:

  • Adler, Bill, ed. Kids’ Letters to Harry Potter From Around The World. Running Press, 2002.

  • Anatol, Giselle Liza., ed. Reading Harry Potter Again: New Critical Essays. Praeger Publishers, 2009.

  • Dear, Peter. Revolutionizing the Sciences: European Knowledge and Its Ambitions, 1500–1700. Princeton University Press, 2001.

  • Granger, John. The Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor Explains the Final Harry Potter Adventure. Zossima Press, 2008.

  • Prinzi, Travis. Harry Potter & Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds. Zossima Press, 2008.

  • Moran, Bruce T. Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution. Harvard University Press, 2006.

  • Newman, William R. Secrets of Nature: Astrology and Alchemy in Early Modern Europe. MIT Press, 2006.

  • Ogilvie, Brian W. The Science of Describing: Natural History in Renaissance Europe. University of Chicago Press, 2008.

  • Siraisi, Nancy G. History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning. University of Michigan Press, 2007.

  • Thomas, James W. Repotting Harry Potter: A Professor’s Book-by-Book Guide for the Serious Re-Reader. Zossima Press, 2009.

  • Trevarthen, Geo. The Seeker’s Guide to Harry Potter. O Books, 2008.