Durham County Library will host cast members from the PlayMakers production of Trouble in Mind for a discussion of the play at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 12 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
I had this book on my to-read list since it came out during the glorious year I worked at a now defunct independent bookstore. For reasons I can’t remember now, I opted to read Into the Wild first. It was good, but I found it very disturbing in a way that was not very rewarding, […]
A rip-roaring adventure in the mode of Clive Cussler. The science seems a bit far-fetched and the ending drags a bit, but it’s an enjoyable read overall. Find in Catalog
I’ve read a good number of books about race in America, but none have so masterfully woven historical context with personal narratives as Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns. You cannot help but deeply care for the three individuals whose lives she traces over the decades. Her exposé of the death by a thousand […]
A sequel that is, if possible, even more epic than its predecessor. This is a novel that is consistently smart, surprising, and sensitive. Find in Catalog
Durham County Library will host Paul Austin, the 2009 Durham Reads Together author, for a reading from his second book, Beautiful Eyes: A Father Transformed, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 11, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading.
Durham County Library will host Freylach Time Klezmer Band and local Old Time musicians for a concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host author Angela Belcher Epps at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, for a reading from her book, Salt in the Sugar Bowl, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading.
Durham County Library will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015 for New Year’s Day. The library will reopen Friday, January 2, with regular hours. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.
This novela is something of a fairy tale told by a nun that parodies medieval knighthood. Calvino is one of the great Italian storytellers/fabulists (Umberto Eco is another). The story seems unbelievable, but draws you in to the point where you suspend your disbelief and have to keep reading to find out what happens. And […]