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The Towers of Silence

This is my favorite book of the Raj Quartet (book 3 in the series) so far I think. It must be because I so enjoyed the character focused on in this book, Barbara Batchelor. Even though she’s rather stilted and a true worry wart, I enjoyed reading about her life though was saddened how some […]

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Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection Senior Librarian, Lynn Richardson, Named to The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society

Durham County Library announced today that Lynn Richardson, recently retired head of the North Carolina Collection, has been named to The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Society. This award, which is among the most prestigious presented by the governor of North Carolina, is presented to individuals who have a proven record of extraordinary service […]

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Things We Couldn’t Say

I picked up this book at the Holocaust Museum bookstore several years ago. It is the memoir of a Dutch resistance worker who is sometimes called “the other Corrie ten Boom.” In fact, Diet was imprisoned at the Scheveningen and Vught camps with Corrie and Betsy ten Boom. The ten Boom sisters were later transferred […]

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