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Osher Lifelong Learning LogoWe are happy to work with instructors and students to obtain books for Osher at Dartmouth courses and lectures. 


Listings for Spring 2023 classes are organized by instructor in the grid below. 

The links (blue highlights) will bring you to the book pages for titles that are currently in print.

We have some books in the store; others need to be ordered and may take 1-2 weeks to arrive. "Special order" books are titles that are more difficult to get, and are usually non-returnable. We may require prepayment on these titles.

You may order via the website, or by email, or call 802-649-1114 - whichever is easiest for you! 

 Spring 2023 Courses



Book title

Required or Optional


Deutsch, Phyllis Don Quixote Part 1 and Part 2 Don Quixotes by Miguel de Cervantes Required  
Gilbert, Peter Frost in Spring The Poetry of Robert Frost by Lathem, Edward Connery, ed. Optional (either Lathem or Library of America)  
    Robert Frost Collected Poems, Prose, & Plays Poirier, Richard and Richardson, Mark, eds. Library of America Optional (either Lathem or Library of America)  
    Robert Frost, A Life by Jay Parini Optional  
Haagen, Mary Ann A Peculiar People: The Enfield, N.H. Shakers The Collected Writings of Henry Cumings, 1834-1913, Mary Ann Haagen, ed. and introductory essay Optional Available through the Enfield Shaker Museum
Heinrichs, Jay Screenwriting by Saving the Cat Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder Required  
Kashmeri, Sarwar The Making of a Presidency—
In China and the U.S.
The China Wave; Rise of a civilizational state by Zhang Weiwei Required  
    The Subplot: What China is Reading and Why It Matters by Megan Walsh Optional  
Kennedy, Jim Wetlands and Vernal Pools The Nature of New Hampshire; Natural Communities of the Granite State by D. Sperduto & B. Nichols Required Special Order
    A Field Guide to the Animals of Vernal Pools by L.P. Kennedy & M.R. Burne Required Only available online at
    Swampwalker’s Journal: A Wetland Year by David M. Carroll  Optional Out of Print/Not Available
McCaslin, Susan The Four Gospels New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version, 5th ed. Any Revised Standard or New Revised Standard Version of the Bible will do.  
Silliman, Nancy Create Your Own Oil Painting Masterpiece The Artist's Way: 25th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron Optional  



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