September 11, 2001: a life-changing day
Some dates are forever linked with historical events. September 11, 2001 is certainly one of those. As time passes the world still grapples with the fallout of the terrorist attacks that happened on that day.
The library has many resources to enhance our knowledge of the scope of what happened, and why. Some online resources, such as the New York Times and Chicago Tribune, provide the news as it was reported, day by day. Others, like World Book Online Reference Center, provide a historical analysis and multimedia resources.
We have many books in the library collection that offer different perspectives. Here are a few:
110 Stories: New York Writers After September 11, is a compilation of reflections by some of New York's leading fiction, poetry, and non-fiction writers.
The 9/11 Commission Report, the Attack from Planning to Aftermath, The 9/11 Commission was a bipartisan group appointed to trace the events of 9/11. Far from a dry bureaucratic tome, this comprehensive account was a finalist for the National Book Award.