This novel reminds me that good fiction tells deeper truths than non-fiction ever can. Betterton is a local author (Chapel Hill) who grew up in the Mississippi Delta, where her novel is set. Through the voice of character Parrish McCullough we follow the development of her family, meeting a wide range of characters — human […]
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Spring into savings with great bargains on gently used books at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 15-17 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 Divine Dialogues: A Conversation on Faith, Trauma and Healing at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11, at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library will host From the Steeple to the People: Writing Church History Institute at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 9, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1007 S. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host a Seed Saving Workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library and Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is proud to work with The Durham Chapter of The Links, Inc. to produce “Let’s Work Together To Stop Domestic and Sexual Violence”, Saturday, April 9, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., at the Durham County Public Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and […]
Durham County Library will host It’s A Reader’s Party! at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the Third Annual Durham County Library Storytelling Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 2 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Rd.
Durham County Library will host Suzanne Adair at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
I’m so glad I finally read this book that I received as a gift in 1987. It’s one of the real classics, written in the mid 1800’s with language of the period that sometimes was a little difficult to interpret. I can’t say this book was one of my favorites, but possibly if I had […]