Beinecke Top Tens

Beinecke Top Tens gather (approximately) ten related items to give an at-a-glance look at some of the Library’s interesting, important, strange, compelling, beautiful holdings.
  • Beinecke Bucket List 2014

    May 1, 2014

    Ten fascinating books, manuscripts, collections…to see before you graduate. This list incorporates and expands on our 2013 Beinecke Bucket List . Bible,...
  • Poets’ Landscapes

    April 24, 2014

    Books for Professor Dolores Hayden’s course Poets’ Landscapes (AMST 381a/ARCH 351a), Spring 2014. Desert: Further Studies in Natural Appearances / prose...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Poetry outside of Books

    April 5, 2014

    Examples of publications combining poetry and unusual literary formats: Anna Banana, Mail Art Stamps, 1989-2005. YCAL MSS 254 (postage ptamps) Amiri Baraka, “...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Daily Themes

    December 1, 2013

    Daily Themes (now English 450), is a Yale Classic. Its disciples write a 250-500 word “theme” five days a week for every week of the semester—a practice that...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: Travel Journals

    November 7, 2013

    The Beinecke is home to extensive holdings concerning travel – travel logs, journals, and narratives; maps; novels; and more. Here are approximately ten...
  • Beinecke Top Tens: American Railways

    November 5, 2013

    The Beinecke is home to extensive holdings documenting American railroads and their construction. Here are just ten of the many fascinating books,...