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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: Interview with co author Matt Jockers on "The Best Seller Code"

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Do best-selling novels have certain characteristics in common? UNL English Professor Matt Jockers has co-authored a book that attempts to answer this question. Host Pat Leach talked with him about the computer analysis he did for “The Best Seller Code.”(image)


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All About Books: "M Train" by Patti Smith

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

A new collection of essays from writer, artist and legendary rocker Patti Smith, "M Train."(image)


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All About Books: "Warrior of the People" by Joe Starita

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Pat Leach welcomes UNL Professor of Journalism Joe Starita to talk about “Warrior of the People” his new biography of the first Native American physician, Susan La Flesche.(image)


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All About Books: "Bread: A Memoir of Hunger" by Lisa Knopp

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach talks with UNO Professor of English, Lisa Knopp about her new book, "Bread: A Memoir of Hunger." In it she explores why she struggled with an eating disorder both as a young woman and again in middle age.(image)


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All About Books: "Revenge in a Cold River" by Anne Perry

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Guest reviewer Guest reviewer Marlene Cupp looks at Anne Perry’s latest novel “Revenge in a Cold River” featuring her Victorian-era detective, William Monk .(image)


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All About Books: "Fantasticland" by Mike Bockoven

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach talks with Nebraska author Mike Bockoven about his first novel, "Fantasticland." It's a thriller set in an amusement park hit by a hurricane.(image)


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All About Books: "Ma Jeeter's Girls" by Dorothy Thomas

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Pat Leach welcomes Becky Faber who will introduce "Ma Jeeter's Girls" by Dorothy Thomas, another title in the "Nebraska 150 List" of notable books about the state.(image)


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All About Books: “A Little Life" by Hanya Yanagihara.

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0500

Four college classmates move to New York to seek their fame and fortune in Hanya Yanagihara's “A Little Life.” The book follows the men’s friendship over decades, held together by their devotion to their brilliant but damaged friend.(image)


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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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