Frankenstein Book Lists

If you’ve already read Frankenstein but you’re not sure what to read next to stay in the One Book One Belmont spirit check out the titles on these Frankenstein themed book lists put together by Belmont Public Library staff.

Frankenstein and Mary Shelley

Learn about Mary Shelley’s life, explore the impact her creation has had on our culture, and discover some of her other work with this list of titles recommended by Belmont Public Library staff. Be sure to read Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon and see Gordon’s talk about Mary Shelley and Shelley’s mother Mary Wollstonecraft at the Beech Street Center on Thursday November 1st at 7pm.

Extensions and Gothic

See how other authors have used Shelley’s characters and themes to create their own works and check out the work of some of Shelley’s peers in Gothic literature.

Artificial Intelligence

Get your science and science fiction fix with these books that explain how artificial intelligence works and sci-fi novels centered on artificial intelligence. On Thursday September 27th at 7pm the Belmont Public Library will be hosting an Information Technology Advisory Committee talk on artificial intelligence and its relation to fake news and microchips. The talk features Harvard professor Gu-Yeon Wei and AI researcher Dr. Bryan Loyall and is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Belmont Public Library.

If you’re looking for a copy of Frankenstein click here to be linked to the Minuteman catalog’s record so you can place your hold.