The Great War: 22 Recent Titles

Baxter, John. Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914–1918. Harper Perennial. Apr. 2014. 400p. illus. index. ISBN 9780062221407. pap. $15.99. HIST
This accessible part memoir, part history, and part cultural travelog, captures the sights, sounds, and feel of Paris through …read more

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Photographer checks out US public libraries’ function, form – SFGate

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Photographer checks out US public libraries’ function, formSFGateLibraries had already been an obsession of Dawson for 16 years, and now, after two summers of cross-country tours, “The Public Library: A Photographic Essay” ($35; Princeton Architectural Press) has been finally released – in time for National Library …GUEST COMMENTARY: Happiness is …read more

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READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Public Library Hosts “Innovators’ Fair” – Hartford Courant

READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Public Library Hosts “Innovators’ Fair”Hartford CourantIn conjunction with the launch of its new 3D Printing Lab, Simsbury Public Library will be hosting an “Innovators’ Fair” on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be a time for people of all ages to be …read more

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Former Detroit Public Library official pleads guilty to bribery charges – Michigan Radio

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Former Detroit Public Library official pleads guilty to bribery chargesMichigan RadioChristine MacDonald of the Detroit News has writing about this case for some time. She reports that Cromer plead guilty to taking $1.4 million in kickbacks from contractors. Two Detroit Public Library contractors were also charged in the FBI’s case …read more

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