With Dominican College in the middle of finals, here is a more leisurely post for you: selected authors who were born in May (and the works we have on shelf for you to check out with your DC1-card).
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle May 22, 1859 – July 7 1930.
823.912 D772C The Conan Doyle historical romances. This book includes “The White Company”, “Sir Nigel”, “Micah Clarke”, and “The Refugees”.
823.912 D772S Sherlock Holmes stories, including “A Study in Scarlet”, “The Sign of Four”, “The Hound of Baskervilles”, and “The Valley of Fear”.
8231.912 D772S Sherlock Holmes: His adventures. Memoirs. Return. His last bow & The case-book. [The complete short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle].
823.912 D772W The Works of Arthur C. Doyle.
John Cheever May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982.
813.54 C415E The enormous radio and other stories [Goodbye, my brother — The pot of gold — O city of broken dreams — The children — Torch song — The cure — The Hartleys — The summer farmer — The superintendent — The enormous radio — The season of divorce — Christmas is a sad season for the poor — The Sutton Place story — Clancy in the tower of Babel.]
813.54 C415W The Wapshot Chronicle
813.54 C415W The Wapshot Scandal
813.54 C415B Bullet Park: a Novel
Other May birthdays include Walt Whitman (811.3 W596L and surrounding books) and Ralph Waldo Emerson (814.36 and surrounding books).