Library News

New books, upcoming events, archival research and ongoing projects are described in the Spring 2022 issue of the library newsletter. The library is open for vaccinated members and partners only by appointment. Email library@bpsi.org to arrange your visit or request your articles and books. Please see if you have library books on loan ready to be returned. Either mail them to the library or drop them off in the Return Bin located on the shelves at the entrance to the library on your next visit to BPSI.

Recent video interviews with noted book authors, senior analysts, and Kravitz Award recipients are posted here. Recent publications by BPSI Authors are featured on the Recent Work and BPSI Authors blogs and publicized on BPSI’s Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram pages. We also maintain a new Who is Reading Us? blog featuring a compilation of reviews of books that have been recently published by our members. Check out the Library Corner of the BPSI Blog for recently posted film and book reviews.


Carousel Horses: A New Virtual Exhibit by BPSI Member, Allen Palmer, MD

Our library is honored to present a new series of photographs by BPSI Member, Allen Palmer, MD. Click here to view the gallery of images and read the Artist Statement below:

“The project of photographing carousel horses began with a photo shoot at Ponyhenge in Lincoln, MA where rocking horses were arranged playfully in circles across a large outdoor field. I started photographing the horses in a large group, using wide angle lenses. With a few repeat visits, I began to focus on the details of the horses instead and moved on to locating and photographing horses on playgrounds and carousels. As the project has gained momentum, I have visited carousels across the country: The Heritage Museum in Sandwich, MA, The New York State Museum in Albany, NY, the Merry Go Round Museum in Sandusky, OH, The House on the Rock in Spring Green, WI and the city carousel in St. George, UT.

This project is a work in progress. By way of macrophotography, I focus on the emotional expressions of the horses as conveyed by colors, surface topography and sculptural details. I have honed in on details with a shallow depth-of-field, where parts offer allusions to the larger forms and, in some instances, themes of aging and decay and of robust youthful energy.”

~ Allen Palmer, MD


Meet the Author Series

Click here to watch our most recent Meet the Author program with Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD, discussing her new book Memory’s Eyes: A New York Oedipus Novel, recorded via ZOOM on Jan 10, 2022.

Recordings of the past Meet the Author events, as well as interviews in other video series, can be watched here. All books are available in the library and can be borrowed by members and partners.


Library Newsletter Archive

2022 Issues: Winter 2022 / Spring 2022 /

2021 Issues: Winter 2021 / Spring 2021 / Summer/Fall 2021

2020 Issues: Winter 2020 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020

2019 Issues: Winter 2019 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019

2018 Issues: Winter 2018 / Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018

2017 Issues: Winter 2017 / Spring 2017 / Summer 2017 / Fall 2017

2016 Issues: Spring 2016 / Summer 2016 / Fall 2016

2015 Issues: Spring 2015 / Summer 2015 / Fall 2015

2013-2014 Issues: Winter 2013 / Fall 2013 / Spring 2014 / Fall 2014

2011-2004 Issues:

June 2011 / December 2011 / June 2010 / December 2010

June 2009 / December 2009 / June 2008 / December 2008

June 2007 / December 2007 / March 2006 / December 2006

May 2005 / March 2004 / November 2004


Library Contact Information:

Olga Umansky: 617-266-0953 ext. 104, emaillibrary@bpsi.org

Drew Brydon-Cardoso: 617-266-0953 ext. 105, email: dbrydon@bpsi.org