By Zoom: Temple Micah First Tuesday Book Club
February 2, 2021, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Mike Thomson’s Syria’s Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege, 320 pages.
DC: book: 4
MC: book: 9
Story of a secret library organized by young men and women in the town of Daraya which was besieged by Assad’s government forces during the ongoing Syrian Civil War. Its people were deprived of food, bombarded by heavy artillery, and under the constant fire of snipers. Yet, a small group of residents collected books and ran a secret library amidst in spite of the chaotic conditions.
For more information or a copy of the story, contact Elsie.