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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: "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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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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