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October 17, 2018
Of the 100 books chosen for the PBS series “The Great American Read”, everyone is surprised to see some of the included titles. This week’s "All About Books" looks at one such book: “Fifty Shades of Grey” -- why it became a huge hit and how it changed the publishing industry.
October 10, 2018
We’ll be traveling to faraway places on the next “All About Books.” Mike Page, a lecturer in UNL’s Department of English, will help us explore the topic of different worlds in literature. He’ll introduce Frank Herbert’s “Dune” and Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation" trilogy.
October 3, 2018
Romance novels have changed from what you might have seen in the check-out aisle years ago. All About Books special guest Kiersten Hill will introduce this popular genre and review the novel, “The Simple Wild” by K.A. Tucker.
September 26, 2018
A review of the New York Times bestseller, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” by author and historian John Meacham. It's a look back at critical times in our history to better understand our present moment
September 19, 2018
“All About Books” welcomes Professor of English at Nebraska Wesleyan, Scott Stanfield who will discuss heroes in novels including Ellison’s “The Invisible Man”
September 12, 2018
The unexpected beauty of a regular life told in rich language and in an unusual way. The novel, “Solar Bones” by Mike McCormack.
September 5, 2018
Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Oshinksky follows the history of both medicine and our society through one unique building. The book is, “Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital”
August 29, 2018
The most unusual novel about Abraham Lincoln ever written might be this years’ Man Booker Prize winner, “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders. It’s a moving father-son story with unforgettable characters both living and dead.
August 22, 2018
When a historic barn burns in Amish country, what looks like an accident turns out to be murder. Guest reviewer Marlene Cupp looks at the newest Linda Castillo mystery “A Gathering of Secrets”
August 15, 2018
A deep dive into the complexities of Berlin, told through a parade of characters who reveal the city’s past and present. The novel, “Here in Berlin” by Cristina Garcia