What do Ghosts from Boston, Apricot Cocktails, and the Act of Wandering have in Common?

Why they’re all topics found in books shelved in the 100’s!  If you like philosophy, parapsychology and occultism, or psychology, then the 100 section in the stacks is for you.

Check out these NEW titles:

[128 PHI]  Unforbidden Pleasures by Adam Phillips.

Phillips [uses] Oscar Wilde as a springboard for a deep dive into the meanings and importance of the unforbidden, from the fall of our “first parents,” Adam and Eve, to the work of the great psychoanalytic thinkers.


[133.1 BAL]  Ghosts of Boston : Haunts of the Hub by Sam Baltrusis.

It should come as no surprise that one of the nation’s oldest cities brims with spirits of those who lived and died in its hundreds of years of tumultuous history. Boston, Massachusetts, boasts countless stories of the supernatural.


[ 133.32424 CRI]  The Creative Tarot : A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life by Jessa Crispin.

A hip, accessible, and practical guide for artists and creative people looking to tarot for guidance and inspiration in the tradition of “The Secret Language of Birthdays” and “Steal Like an Artist”.


[142.78 BAK]  At the Existentialist Café : Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others by Sarah Bakewell.

Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are the young Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and longtime friend Raymond Aron, a fellow philosopher…


[153.35 SMI] The Wander Society by Keri Smith.

…A guide to the Wander Society, a secretive group that holds up the act of wandering, or unplanned exploring, as a way of life. You’ll learn about the group’s mysterious origins, meet fellow wanderers through time, discover how wandering feeds the creative mind, and learn how to best practice the art of wandering, should you choose to accept the mission.



*This posting is part of a Catablogging@FPL series on Melvil Dewey’s classification system and features new titles that represent the ten main classes of the Dewey Schedule.  Follow along!