Another VN treat, though this one, from 1962, takes considerable more brainpower than the engrossing Lolita. Nabokov takes so many risks with his language inventions, even when I do not understand him, I always admire him, and often find myself smiling or smirking. PF has been the subject of many a dissertation and full-length lit […]
Eon is a richly detailed and intriguing YA book that deals with issues of gender and power in an unusually deep way. Find in catalog
This is a nearly perfect book – it has a startling rawness and an honesty that is haunting and illuminating. Find in Catalog
Hans Keller, a native Austrian who emigrated to the UK in the 1930s, was one of the most stimulating writers on music of his day. His writing drew on his experience as a string player, composer, teacher, analyst and critic, and also reflected a deep interest in psychoanalysis. His style of writing could be described […]
A funny, insightful investigation into the intricacies of space travel and the painstaking scientific inquiry that makes it possible. Find in catalog
Durham County Library will host Merge Records’ Maggie Fost for a discussion of “Where Album Covers Come From” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a screening of the documentary A Will for the Woods at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Main Libary will host the Music and Art Superheroes Summer Camp from 2-3:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 6-17. Campers will have the opportunity to explore art and music with instructors from North Carolina Central University. The first week will focus on creating art, while the second week will explore musical instruments. Each week will […]
Ever wanted to write a story about your favorite superhero? Now’s your chance. Come get expert advice on writing your own fan fiction at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 22, at the North Regional Library. Author Samantha Bryant will lead a Superhero Fan Fiction Writing Workhop. Teens are invited to write fan fiction about Batman, […]
Durham County Library will host “Around the World in a Tea Cup,” a program looking at tea and tea traditions in five countries, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.