Into the Blue: American Writing on Aviation and Spaceflight (call # 813 I58c 2011) is one of our new books. Edited by Joseph Corn, Into the Blue is a collection of essays and excerpts by American writers from the Revolutionary period to the present. Included among the authors are Benjamin Franklin, Ida Tarbell, the Wright Brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, John dos Passos, Gertrude Stein, Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer, John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin, and more.
See the Library of America blog for an interview with the editor.
New books can be found on the New Book Shelf on the library's Main floor and can be checked out for two weeks.