Tarkovsky is considered one of the finest Soviet filmmakers, and if this book is a good indicator of his brilliance, then he is one of the best Russian-born writers too. Such an uncompromising thinker! I have seen just one of his seven films so far, but several cinephile firends had told me to look for […]
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I am glad I read this, as I met other characters often referred to that I did not know came from this book. The heavy weight of religion was a bit boring to slog through at times, as was the sickly sweet perfection of the Evangeline character. However, I can see that this book must […]
Life is much too short to keep reading a book I don’t enjoy. After getting 2/3 though, I quit. I did read a detailed plot summary, which confirmed my decision. I’m sure there are folks who will love this, and I will still read Mr. Sanderson’s work – just not this series. Find in Catalog
I found myself tossed out of the story from time to time. “Seriously?” I’d think to myself, “She wouldn’t… this could go so very badly.” Ms. L’Engle drew me back into the story each time; the risks paid off lovingly, with aching beauty. Find in Catalog
A wonderful, action-driven fantasy, beautifully narrated, with excellent characters and more depth than you might expect from an adventure story. Find in Catalog
We are excited to announce that we have added several new magazines, including Conde Nast titles, to our digital magazine collection through Zinio. New magazines include WIRED, Conde Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine and more! We have also added Our State: Down Home in North Carolina, the premier, statewide magazine devoted […]
Durham County Library will host a hunt for Waldo in all of the Little World displays across five library locations beginning Monday, April 6. DCL patrons are encouraged to visit the displays at the Main Library (300 N. Roxboro St.), East Regional Library (211 Lick Creek Ln.), North Regional Library (221 Milton Rd.), South Regional […]
Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 24-26 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Durham 27701. Over 50,000 books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up […]
Durham County Library will host a discussion with National Humanities Center Fellow Dr. Emilye Crosby on the women involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host author Danielle Robinson for a reading from her poetry collection, A Slice of Purple Pie, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 13, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.