Digital Display: Book of the Year

Monday, Mar 20, 2023

This week we’re celebrating MacEwan’s Book of the YearEveryone Knows Your Mother is a Witch, and on March 24th you can join Book of the Year author Rivka Galchen at an author reading and Q&A!

To help you prepare for this event, the library has created a digital display of thematically similar items for curious and interested readers.

To Read:

A Defence of Witchcraft Belief: A Sixteenth-century Response to Reginald Scot’s Discoverie of Witchcraft by Eric Pudney

A History of Witchcraft in England: From 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein

Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe by Owen Davies and Willem de Blécourt

Cautio Criminalis, or, a Book on Witch Trials by Friedrich von Spee and Marcus Hellyer

Crime and Culture in Early Modern Germany by Joy Wiltenburg

Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft by John Callow

Eradicating the Devil's Minions: Anabaptists and Witches in Reformation Europe, 1535–1600 by Gary K. Waite

Invoking the Akelarre: Voices of the Accused in the Basque Witch-Craze, 1609-1614 by Emma Wilby

Magic As a Political Crime in Medieval and Early Modern England: A History of Sorcery and Treason by Francis Young

Rat Rule 79: An Adventure by Rivka Galchen and Elena Megalos

The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight for His Mother by Ulinka Rublack

The Devil's Art: Divination and Discipline in Early Modern Germany by Jason P. Coy

The Malleus Maleficarum: Theology and Popular Belief by Hans Peter Broedel

The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic by Owen Davies

Witch Craze by Lyndal Roper

Witchcraft Continued by Willem de Blécourt and Owen Davies

Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652 by Alison Rowlands

Witchcraft, Gender, and Society in Early Modern Germany by Jonathan B. Durrant

Witches: The History of a Persecution by Nigel Cawthorne

Witches and Demons: A Comparative Perspective on Witchcraft and Satanism by Jean La Fontaine