Durham County Library will host Maestro William Henry Curry, Conductor of the Durham Symphony Orchestra (DSO), for a talk and musical presentation in honor of Black History Month at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 7 at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
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After her husband of fifteen years leaves her for a man named Bob and she receives serious injuries in an automobile accident, the author returns to her Mennonite family for healing. Some laugh out loud moments, particularly the many food memories. There is a very interesting appendix covering some of the many misconceptions of the […]
Over the course of a year, the Durham Comics Project sought submissions from the Durham community about “a moment in your life.” Now, those submissions have been compiled into the Durham Comics Project book! A book signing will be held on Saturday, January 31 from 4 – 7 p.m. at Chapel Hill Comics (316 West […]
Durham County Library will host filmmaker Kathy Rigby for a showing and discussion of her film, Beautiful Faces, Beautiful Places, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 12 at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will host Home Movie Day, a celebration of amateur films designed to provide a showcase for home movies, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 8, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Tells how Buchwald, a 22-year-old budding journalist in 1948, landed in Paris and talked his way into becoming restaurant and nightclub reviewer for the Paris bureau of the New York Herald Tribune. Buchwald relates the details of his fourteen-year stay, the adoption of three children, and the disintegration of his marriage. I enjoyed the glamour […]
How I wish I had read a chapter of this book before I put it on my final list. It would not have made the cut. Set in a genteel hotel immediately following World War II, this is the story of several eccentric expatriates bent on preserving appearances in spite of their reduced circumstances.. I […]
Life with a 100-pound, rambunctious dog isn’t easily, especially when the dog likes to eat every thing it can get it jaws around including feather pillows, couches and gold jewelry. Heart-warming and laugh-out-loud funny. But, keep at box of tissues nearby for the many heart-touching moments. You may not want to run out and get […]
This book was vastly entertaining… but WAY sexier than I normally read. Actually if the story hadn’t been so compelling I probably wouldn’t have kept reading it because of all the love scenes, but I just HAD to know what would happen with Jamie and Claire. I was not disappointed and I’m looking forward to […]
Angelou’s biographical account of her childhood was everything I’d hoped it would be. It is luminous, innovative, and alive, and you can hear the resonance of Angelou’s voice and the resonance of her brilliance on every page. Find in catalog