The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Author: Christy Lefteri

Language: English

Summary: This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.

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The love of books: the brave librarians of Sarajevo

In the midst of war, library staff in Sarajevo risked their lives to rescue over 10,000 precious books and manuscripts. It was 1992, the siege of Sarajevo had begun, and Jahic – then the director of the Gazi Husrev-Beg public library – had in his care a priceless, ancient collection of hand-written books and illuminated manuscripts. “Protecting a library is not an easy task,” says … Continue reading The love of books: the brave librarians of Sarajevo