Besides our Oscar DVDs, we new books by four award-winning fiction writers. Two time Man Booker winner Peter Carey’s latest, “A Long Way from Home”, is a “brilliantly vivid” novel about a couple that enters a across-Australia car race. White Houses, the new story by Amy Bloom (National Book and Critics Circle award nominee), is about “one of the most intriguing relationships in history”*, that Eleanor Roosevelt and her “first friend”, Lorena Hickok. The late Denis Johnson, deemed by New Republic as “the best American writer of the past twenty-five years,” and author of the National Book Award-winning “Tree of Smoke”, is remembered by the story collection “Largesse of the Sea Maiden”. Finally, Edgar winner John Hart has written “The Hush”. A sequel to “The Last Child”, it takes the latter’s main character into his coming of age. The story should confirm Hart’s status as “a writer of unique power”.
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A Message from the Nichols Library Board of Trustees
January 4, 2021
We are reviewing recommendations issued by the State of New Hampshire and “best practices” put forth by the State Library to ascertain how to best serve the public while providing a safe workplace for our employees. We are being careful and thoughtful as we move towards reopening our Library. Hopefully, this will happen in the near future on a limited basis. Your continuing patience and understanding is much appreciated.
We welcome hearing from you during these challenging times. Please feel free to email the Trustees at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Library at 603-253-6950 with your ideas, comments and suggestions about reopening.
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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