Featured on the new book cart this week are books by writers from other countries. Many of these stories are already staples in New Hampshire book groups. Americanah by Chimamanda Adiche (2013), is not strictly ‘new’, but, is a book club favorite about a couple who flees Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu lands in America, where she achieves academic but has to grapple with what it means to be black. When Obinze‘s visa expires, he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Homegoing by Yaa Gyusai is a story about two sisters, one who marries into power when she accepts a proposal from an Englishman. The other is sold into slavery. The novel follows their descendants for eight generations. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue is about young couple from Cameroonian who struggles to make a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy.
A Message from the Nichols Library Board of Trustees on Reopening the Library.As you may have heard, the Governor recently announced that libraries, among other services and businesses, may reopen on June 15th. What you may not know is that the Governors’ Economic Reopening Task Force has issued guidelines specific for libraries. We ask for your continued patience and understanding as we begin to implement these guidelines [continue reading].
We are now taking requests and putting them outside for you to pick up. You can get your loans between 10am and 2pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday [continue reading].
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