Remembering 2014

The year 2014 saw a handful of literary anniversaries that didn’t make it in to the column.

Louise Fitzhugh’s fabulous sleuth, Harriet The Spy, turned 50 (though Harriet is perpetually a child). She is always clutching a notebook and pencil, and wants to be a writer. Great writers, however, must be mercilessly truthful. And when your friends get hold of your mercilessly truthful notebook, forgiveness is difficult.… Harriet The Spy can be found at C-226 in the children’s section of the Lennoxville Library.

The celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood turned 75 this year. Find her novels in Adult Fiction.

Pulp writer William S Burroughs was born 100 years ago, as was Ralph Ellison (author of the African-American classic The Invisible Man), Nobel Prize-winning Mexican poet Octavio Paz, French novelist and essayist Marguerite Duras, the American Bernard Malamud, and Dylan Thomas (A Child’s Christmas In Wales is in the children’s section).

– December 31, 2014


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The Lennoxville Library, in Quebec's Eastern Townships, offers free memberships to all residents of Sherbrooke. We have a great selection of books in French and English, plus books on tape and CD, too! Check out our large-print section, our graphic novels... La Biblio Lennoxville se situe dans les Cantons-de-l'Est du Quebec. Les residents de Sherbrooke peuvent devenir membre gratuitement. Nous avons une grande selection de livres en francais et en anglais. Venez donc nous voir! Hours/Heures d'ouverture: Mardi-Tuesday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Mercredi et Jeudi -Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm -- 10h a 18h Vendredi-Friday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Samedi-Saturday, 11am to 4pm -- 11h a 16h Pour plus d'info, vous pouvez nous trouver au Click on the above to get to our website!
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