Beethoven's Hair was chosen as the 2018 Smith house library book to align with major events on campus. There should be a copy of Beethoven's Hair in every house library. House library books are purchased on the Tyler Fund.
--“An astonishing tale of one lock of hair and its amazing travels — from 9th century Vienna to 21st-century America.”
--"In Beethoven's Hair, Russell Martin has created a rich historical treasure hunt, a tale of false leads, amazing breakthroughs, and incredible revelations. This unique and fascinating book is a moving testament to the power of music, the lure of relics, the heroism of the Resistance movement, and the brilliance of molecular science."