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All About Books is a weekly NET Radio book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach. Updated Thursdays.Book reviews you can use!



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All About Books: "The Tsar of Love and Techno" by Anthony Marra.

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

From New York Times bestselling author Anthony Marra, "The Tsar of Love and Techno." Interwoven short stories about family, sacrifice, absurdities of the cold war and the power of art.(image)


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All About Books: UNL Prof. Tom Lynch on Loren Eiseley's "All the Strange Hours"

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach welcomes UNL professor Tom Lynch, who will introduce Loren Eiseley's "All the Strange Hours" a book included on the "Nebraska 150" list of notable titles by Nebraska authors.(image)


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All About Books: “The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

“The Wright Brothers” by David McCullough. The remarkable story of two Dayton Ohio bicycle mechanics with little formal education and less money. Working together, the brothers seemed to be able to solve any mechanical problem, including man's dream of powered flight.(image)


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All About Books: “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0500

“The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction introduces a man of two minds and two worlds. A communist double agent who comes to the US after the fall of Saigon and continues to spy for Vietnam.(image)


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All About Books: “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War” by Susan Southard

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:00:00 -0500

“Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War” by Susan Southard follows 5 survivors of the atomic bomb from the moment it happened through the individual stories of recovery up to the present day.(image)


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All About Books: "Monsters: A Love Story" by Liz Kay

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach talks with poet and author Liz Kay about her first novel, "Monsters: A Love Story." A feminist-poet in Omaha falls into a relationship with a womanizing Hollywood actor while working on a movie deal of her work.(image)


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All About Books: "Stalin’s Daughter” by Rosemary Sullivan

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:00:00 -0500

"Stalin’s Daughter” by Rosemary Sullivan. The autobiography of a woman born into an extraordinary moment in history and her search for love, a place to call home, and a normal life.(image)


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All About Books: "The Bones of Paradise" by Jonas Agee

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:40:00 -0500

UNL Professor and author, Jonis Agee talks to host Pat Leach about her new novel "The Bones of Paradise". Set in the Sand Hills, it tells the story of family strife and murder in the aftermath of Wounded Knee.(image)


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All About Books: "The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 05:00:00 -0500

"The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery. In this engaging book of natural science, you'll meet a bizarre, alien-like creature with extraordinary intelligence, abilities and emotions.(image)


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All About Books: UNL's Andy Jewell talks about Willa Cather's "My Antonia"

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:00:00 -0500

UNL Professor Andy Jewell joins Pat Leach to discuss a "Nebraska 150 Book List" selection, Willa Cather's "My Antonia." Why this familiar novel is worth re-reading even if we encountered it long ago at school.(image)


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All About Books: “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:00:00 -0500

"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Written as a collection of letters to his black, teenaged son, Coates writes a memoir of his life- from the tough neighborhoods of Baltimore, to the campus of Howard Univeristy.(image)


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All About Books: “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" by Caitlin Doughty

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach welcomes Lincoln book store owner Cinnamon Dokken, who reviews, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory” by Caitlin Doughty. A behind-the-scenes look at funeral practices.(image)


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