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About BiblioLennLibrary

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 http://www.bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/ Click on the above to get to our website!

The Royal Game and Other Stories by Stefan Zweig

By Stephen Sheeran Stefan Zweig is probably the most famous writer that you have never heard of. He was one of the best-known and most widely translated international authors in the years between the two world wars, at one point … Continue reading

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A Well Deserved Exile: Stalin’s Englishman by Andrew Lownie

review by Vince Cuddihy Stalin’s Englishman, Andrew Lownie’s 2015 biography of Guy Burgess, a key member of the Cambridge 5 spy ring, has received many awards and honours, including the St. Ermin’s Intelligence Book of the Year and the BBC … Continue reading

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HOMES by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung

Review by Michele Murray   Homes looks like a small, unassuming book. Not so. This is, in fact, a HUGE story, with multiple layers. There is much to move you within its 217 pages. Homes tells the story of the … Continue reading

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“By Chance Alone” by Max Eisen

review by Stephanie McCully Why is By Chance Alone by Max Eisen, ‘the one book to move you’? Why should we care about a work that tells a story that took place almost 75 years ago? Why is what Max … Continue reading

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Brother by David Chariandry

review by Wade Lynch In the first sentence of the acknowledgments section of his book, Brother, David Chariandry writes, “This short book took me a long time to write”. Brother is a substantial read and its brevity is not an … Continue reading

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Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, translated by Rhonda Mullins

Review by Claire Grogan   Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette never knew her grandmother on her mother’s side. Curious to understand why this grandmother, Suzanne, a sometime painter and poet associated with Les Automatistes, a movement of dissident artists that included Paul-Émile Borduas, … Continue reading

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Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow 

By Shanna Bernier I have spent most of my adult life working with children and youth. I am a parent to two young girls. I have heard folks say many times, with the best of intentions, that youth are tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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