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.