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Carla Hayden Takes Charge of the World’s Largest Library

Carla Hayden Takes Charge of the World’s Largest Library

Industry News
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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This Week in Fiction: Petina Gappah on the Insular World of Boarding School

This Week in Fiction: Petina Gappah on the Insular World of Boarding School

Industry News
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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I Enjoy Strawberry Deserts

I Enjoy Strawberry Deserts

Authors
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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Shenzheners

Shenzheners

Mystery
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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Things You Should Pack When Travel

Things You Should Pack When Travel

Book Trends
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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The National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

The National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

Industry News
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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Roald Dahl Turns a Hundred

Roald Dahl Turns a Hundred

Industry News
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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Take Us to Your Chief

Take Us to Your Chief

Childen's Books
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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High Five For Fitness

High Five For Fitness

Romance
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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The “Red” Kelly Story

The “Red” Kelly Story

Authors
Last Wednesday, several hundred people gathered on the third floor of Chicago's Harold Washington Public Library for the opening of "Working in America," a multimedia exhibition exploring how Americans find meaning in work and define themselves through their jobs. Twenty-four men and women were profiled for the exhibit, including a waitress, a police officer, a custodian, an escort, and a farmer. "This is a tribute to the legacy of Studs" A master of oral history, Terkel published a number of as-told-to books, including, in 1974, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do," the book that inspired the new exhibit. "Working" featured interviews with more than a hundred workers from all walks of life. The book, Terkel writes in the introduction,…
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