Bill Bryson, the author and former Durham University Chancellor, will today be honoured by the university when he renames Durham University library and opens the new East Wing.
Mr Bryson is one of the two people being honoured by the university in their naming ceremony,
The outgoing Durham University chairman Anne Galbraith will also be opening a boardroom at the University's Law School in her name.
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