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Entries by The New York Public Library from 06/2010

Rewarding the Journalism That Matters

| Posted 06.03.2010 | New York

At a time when quality foreign reporting is becoming a foreign concept, journalist David Finkel spent eight months of his life in a perilous section of Baghdad, traveling with a battalion of infantry.

Tony! Tony! Tony! (PHOTOS)

| Posted 06.09.2010 | New York

A picture is worth a thousand protestations, as this NYPL gallery of Kenn Duncan photographs of Tony nominees and winners past and present makes clear.

Author Wells Tower Shares His Hatred of the Internet, His Love of Action Plots, and an Old Norse Recipe

| Posted 06.10.2010 | New York

Born in Canada, raised in the South, and now living in the writer's paradise of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Wells Tower offers a fresh ear for dialogue and well-researched characters drawn from seemingly anywhere and any time.

Dive Right In -- Summer's Here! (Slideshow)

| Posted 06.16.2010 | New York

From silent-screen sirens to the fetching "mermaids" of Brighton, England, from New York's Rockaway Beach to vintage swimsuits, summertime has never looked more inviting.

Opportunity and Access: The Power of Today's Public Libraries

| Posted 06.24.2010 | New York

Anyone who hasn't been living on the far side of the moon knows and acknowledges that success today depends on information: access to it and the skills to exploit it.

Forty and Proud: A Brief History of Christopher Street Liberation Day (SLIDESHOW)

| Posted 06.25.2010 | New York