Bad-Ass Librarians

the badass librarians of timbuktu

The Badass Librarians of Timbuktu

By: Joshua Hammer

Grade: B+

Invaluable ancient manuscripts. History. Politics. Librarians turned smugglers. A book about the importance of well, books and what they say about our histories and futures. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu mainly tells the story of Abdel Kader Haidara a man who spent a great deal of his life finding and collecting these priceless manuscripts only to have to smuggle them to safety away from the fundamentalists that waged war in his country.

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