The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts

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To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.

In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a...

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April 2016 LibraryReads selection

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