The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts

A new book, "The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts,' introduces readers to a mild-mannered historian and librarian, who turned into one of the world's greatest smugglers.

Abdel Kader Haidara pulled off a heist worthy of the Ocean's Eleven movies!

The book's author, Joshua Hammer joined us via Skype to tell us more about this fascinating story.

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