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  • “Creative Genius: The Art of the Nebraska Capitol”

    12 JUN 2024 · It’s a book born of the first complete cataloging of the Capitol’s Art. “Creative Genius: The Art of the Nebraska Capitol” reveals the themes driving the art and the people who created it. One of the book’s authors, Kevin Moser, joins host Pat Leach on this week’s program.
    16m 34s
  • “Not the End of the World" by Hannah Ritchie

    5 JUN 2024 · When there doesn’t seem to be a lot of promising news about our environment, data scientist Hannah Ritchie’s new book makes the case we’re positioned to achieve true sustainability. Hear a review of the book, “Not the End of the World: How We Can Be the First Generation to Build a Sustainable Planet” by Hannah Ritchie
    10m 56s
  • "The Nebraska Sandhills” from the University of NE Press

    29 MAY 2024 · "The Nebraska Sandhills” is an updated perspective on this extraordinary place. Writers, editors, scientists, and photographers all came together to assemble this photo-rich book. 3 of the creators talked with "All About Books" host Pat Leach about the unusual way this book was made.
    16m 36s
  • “Blaze Me a Sun” by Christoffer Carlsson

    22 MAY 2024 · Christoffer Carlsson joins the growing list of wildly successful Swedish Crime novelists. His book about serial murders in a small town, “Blaze Me a Sun” is already an international best seller. Hear what “All About Books” host Pat Leach thought about this young author’s work.
    7m 42s
  • “The Titanic Survivors Book Club” by Timothy Schaffert

    15 MAY 2024 · For an apprentice librarian working on the luxury liner Titanic, being late for work turned out to be fortunate indeed. In the novel “The Titanic Survivors Book Club” the lucky librarian opens a bookstore in Paris and is invited into a most unusual book club of fellow Titanic survivors. Learn more from the author, UNL Professor of English and Creative Writing, Timothy Schaffert
    14m 3s
  • “King: a Life” by Jonathan Eig.

    8 MAY 2024 · A new landmark biography of Martin Luther King Jr. reveals him as a deep thinker, a brilliant strategist, and a committed radical who led one of history’s greatest movements. This week a review of “King: a Life” by Jonathan Eig.
    8m 53s
  • "The Last Devil to Die" by Richard Osman

    1 MAY 2024 · The mostly retired members of the “Thursday Murder Club” have a new mystery to solve. This adventure leads them into the antiques trade only to encounter drug dealers and art forgers. “The Last Devil to Die” is the latest in the very popular mystery series from Richard Osman.
    8m 21s
  • Guest reader Amy Mather of Omaha Public Libraries

    24 APR 2024 · Some readers give another chance to that novel which challenged them in school, for others it’s the comfort of the books they loved as a teenager. This week’s program wraps up our series on re-reading with Amy Mather Partnerships Manager for Omaha Public Libraries.
    15m 7s
  • “Foster” by Claire Keegan

    17 APR 2024 · In the novel “Foster” by Claire Keegan, a small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before. Then a secret is revealed. Hear a review on this week’s “All About Books”
    8m 46s
  • An interview with Sarah McCammon, her book is "The Exvangelicals

    10 APR 2024 · Part memoir, part investigative journalism, “The Exvangelicals” is NPR reporter Sarah McCammon’s story of growing up in the evangelical church only to question these beliefs later in life. Host Pat Leach interviewed McCammon about her experience.
    16m 16s
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