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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: Guest Richard Graham introduces new graphic novels

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Learn about the latest graphic novels published this year when UNL Assistant Professor Richard Graham joins Pat Leach to talk about the diversity of titles and where to find them.(image)


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All About Books: “Grief is the Thing with Feathers” by Max Porter

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

“Grief is the Thing with Feathers” by Max Porter. A short novel about a scholar and his two young children who are left to pick up the pieces of their lives when his wife dies suddenly. They are visited by Crow- a strange thing that stays with them until their despair begins to heal.(image)


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All About Books: “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles.

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

“A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. After the Russian Revolution, a wealthy Russian Count is under house arrest in a luxury hotel. Stripped of his wealth and power, the Count lives a full life in restricted circumstances.(image)


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All About Books: A tribute to Charles Stephen

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach will be joined by writer Mary Pipher and Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen for a program remembering the long-time host of All About Books, Charles Stephen.(image)


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All About Books: “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon.

Tue, 30 May 2017 05:00:00 -0500

David Smith, Chair of the “One Book, One Lincoln” selection committee, will talk about one of this year’s finalists, “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon. A novel that collects a torrent of stories from a taciturn World War II-era grandfather who in his final days reveals details of a remarkable life.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/all_about_books/~5/cu48rArL98A/50003585.mp3




All About Books: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:00 -0500

"Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi follows the fate of two sisters from Ghana and their progeny; one sold into slavery and the other who marries a British slave trader. Through 300 years of African and American history, the novel is a series of portraits of their families.(image)


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All About Books: An interview with Catherine Burns

Wed, 17 May 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach talks with Catherine Burns, artistic director of the Moth about a new book collecting some of the best stories from their live shows, "All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown."(image)


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All About Books: "The Boys in the Bunkhouse" by Dan Barry

Wed, 10 May 2017 05:00:00 -0500

A decades-long tragedy in a small Iowa town that sounds like the plot of a Dickens novel, but was all too real. An interview with New York Times writer Dan Barry about his book, "The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland".(image)


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All About Books: “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly

Wed, 03 May 2017 05:00:00 -0500

“Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. The story of a group of female, African-American mathematicians who helped launch American rockets and astronauts into space.(image)


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All About Books: "I Love You With All My Butt" by Marty Bruckner

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach talks with Omaha artist and illustrator Marty Bruckner about his book of children's creative comments, "I Love You With All My Butt."(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/all_about_books/~5/1c3QjbDl9mE/50003367.mp3




All About Books: “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” by Iain Reid

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach reviews “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” by Iain Reid. A tightly written psychological thriller with an unusual narrative style and a harrowing surprise ending.(image)


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All About Books: An interview with Dr. Ali Khan of UNMC

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:00:00 -0500

An interview with Dr. Ali Khan, Dean of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His book, “The Next Pandemic”, explains the daily battle against the world’s deadliest diseases.(image)


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