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Self-Publishing Workshops

If you’ve ever had any interest in self-publishing your writing, you’ll want to join us for a two-part Self-Publishing Boot Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 18 and May 2, at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. Topics covered by authors and publishing professionals during the two sessions will […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Discussion on Current Nasher Exhibit, Colour Correction

Durham County Library will host Marshall Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Jessica Kay Ruhle, Associate Curator of Education at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, for a discussion and slide lecture on Colour Correction at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 20, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon […]

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Abrakadoodle for Toddlers

Join us on Monday, April 13 from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. at Northgate Mall’s Discovery Nook for Abrakadoodle for Toddlers. For ages 12 months – 4 years, this event features an art class designed to help toddlers develop creativity, language skills, motor skills and social skills. Registration is required, and participation is limited to 10 toddlers. […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird

I read “Mockingbird” with the knowledge that I was probably one of the few people older than 40 who had yet to do so. And interestingly, it coincided with everyone’s paying attention to the novel again because of the announcement of the publication of the companion volume “Go Set a Watchman.” I can’t say, though, […]

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White Noise

This is one that has been on my shelf forever. If how I got through grade school without reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a mystery, getting out of an American lit graduate program without having read “White Noise” is similarly unlikely. For most of the novel I was feeling fairly ambivalent about it. The […]

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