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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 Middle of Everywhere" by Mary Pipher

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

As part of the "Nebraska 150" list of notable books about Nebraska, Pat Leach welcomes author Mary Pipher to talk about her 2003 book, "The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community."(image)


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All About Books: "You Will Know Me" by Megan Abbott.

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Guest reviewer Cindy Lange-Kubick looks at "You Will Know Me" by Megan Abbott. A novel about a family caught up in the competitive world of girl’s gymnastics.(image)


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All About Books: “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

“Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien. A novel that follows an extended Chinese family over two generations who lived through Mao’s Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square.(image)


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All About Books: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Pat Leach welcomes guest reviewer, Scott Stansfield, Prof. of English at Wesleyan University. He looks at “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead, the National Book Award winning novel about an escaped slave’s desperate journey for freedom from the antebellum south(image)


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All About Books: "If the Oceans Were Ink" by Carla Power

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000

"If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran" by Carla Power.A Midwestern journalist enlists a long-time friend, a madrasa-trained sheikh, to spend a year helping her better understand the Koran. They confronted stereotypes and misconceptions resulting in n...(image)


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All About Books: "Under the Harrow" by Flynn Berry

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000

A suspense novel that explores the intense relationship between two sisters, the distortions of grief and the past- "Under the Harrow" by Flynn Berry.(image)


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All About Books: "Light of the World" by Elizabeth Alexander

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Elizabeth Alexander is a poet and professor at Yale, her husband and father of their two children, died suddenly at home in 2012. "Light of the World" is her memoir of their short life together. It is by turns sorrowful, joyful and deeply personal.(image)


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All About Books: "My Name Is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000

"My Name Is Lucy Barton" by Elizabeth Strout. While a middle-aged woman is recovering from illness, she and her mother share conversations of longing and missed connections between them.(image)


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All About Books: "Maud's Line" by Margaret Verble

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Pulitzer Prize finalist, “Maud’s Line” by Margaret Verble is the story of a young woman growing up in eastern Oklahoma in 1928 loves books but has few prospects for a better life.(image)


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All About Books: "A Kosher Christmas" by Joshua Eli Plaut

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Rabbi Craig Lewis of Lincoln's South Street Temple reviews, "A Kosher Christmas" by Joshua Eli Plaut which looks at the history of how American Jews have interacted with Christmas holiday traditions.(image)


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All About Books: "Keith County Journal" by John Janovy

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000

One of the titles in the "Nebraska 150" list of noteworthy books about Nebraska is, “Keith County Journal” by UNL biologist John Janovy. Pat Leach talks to Janovy about the unlikely origins of the book 38 years ago and its longevity as a popular nature title.(image)


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All About Books: Holiday gift suggestions from Vicky Wood

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000

Suggestions for holiday gift giving to readers. Vicky Wood of Lincoln City Libraries has ideas for books to suit all ages on your shopping list.(image)


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