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The story of the great Los Angeles fire underpins Orlean’s book, and following it makes the reader wonder at times to think she was writing a crime thriller. Orlean knows that one cannot tell the story about the library, which is the body, without discussing the soul within – the by: 2. Books that are frequently read to young children, for example by teachers at school or by parents at bedtime. New Releases Tagged "Storytime" Most Read This Week. More most read this week Make Believe Picture Books. 36 books — 17 voters. Flannel Adaptable ST Books. 28 books — 2 voters. 73 books — 38 voters.   Inevitably, the story of the city’s great library is woven into the story of the city itself as its population expanded rapidly, placing more complex demands on the staff. From Book 1: In this exhilarating series, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time. Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses.

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