Starring the Queen City

On exhibit on the 4th floor of Langsam Library, Starring the Queen City, celebrates books and films set in Cincinnati. In such books as Suzi Sinzinnati, Jazz Bird, and Beloved, and films such as Rain Man, Eight Men Out, and The Mighty, Cincinnati is either featured or plays a prominent role in the story.

The books and films included in the exhibit come from the collections of UC Libraries. A bibliography, with call numbers and library locations, is available online. Other titles in the exhibit include:


  • William Wells and Maconaquah, White Rose of the Miamis
  • Cincinnati, or, The Mysteries of the West
  • Stringtown on the Pike
  • One Man’s Justice
  • Circa 1957
  • The Serpentine Wall
  • Flashpoint
  •  Trouble Making Toys
  • and more…


  • Milk Money
  • Little Man Tate
  • Fresh Horses
  • Traffic

Do you know more Cincinnat titles? Let us know by posting a comment.

The exhibit was curated by Jessica Ebert, Materials Evaluator and Conservation Technician in Preservation Services,  and designed and produced by Melissa Cox Norris, Director of Library Communications.

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