(Both books were gifts from Dad the Emeritus Historian of Graeco-Roman Egypt.)
- David Biale, Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol between Jews and Christians (U of California, 2007). Studies the diverging theological and cultural functions of blood in the two religions traditions.
- Akihito Suzuki, Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860 (U of California, 2006). Home treatment for the insane during the Victorian period.