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April 17, 2019
Last week’s Nebraska Football Spring Game has fans looking forward to Fall and the excitement of football Saturdays. A new book explores the colorful history of the Nebraska game day traditions. "All About Books" host Pat Leach talked with author Debra Kleve White about her new book, “The Spirit... more››
April 10, 2019
Why would a young classical musician break into a British museum and make off with rare, dead birds specimens? This week on “All About Books” a review of “The Feather Thief” by Kirk Wallace Johnson. A true story of crime, history and fly fishing.
April 3, 2019
What are the limits of technology pushing the earth’s resources? That’s the subject of this week’s selection on “All About Books.” “The Wizard and the Prophet” by Charles C. Mann looks at two little-known twentieth-century scientists who held diametrically opposed views central to our environmental... more››
March 27, 2019
It’s a bittersweet birthday party for a terminally ill man and his Mexican-American family as they gather in San Diego to share inspiring family stories. On this week’s “All About Books” Pat Leach reviews “House of Broken Angels” by Louis Alberto Urrea
March 20, 2019
It’s a place and institution that holds memories for generations of Nebraskans. The University of Nebraska’s 150th years is celebrated in a new book, “Dear Old Nebraska U.” “All About Books” welcomes the author, Kim Hachiya to talk about how the University put the photo-rich book together.
March 13, 2019
A Midwestern girl who went to Washington and eventually the White House. Betty Ford stood out in an era of political wives for her willingness to speak openly on controversial political topics as well as her own health struggles. “All About Books” looks at a new biography of Betty Ford by Lisa... more››
March 6, 2019
Our culture often describes older women for what they no longer have. But in her new book, Lincoln author Mary Pipher finds these women are filled with happiness, life skills and gratitude. Mary Pipher joined “All About Books” host Pat leach in the studio to talk about her best-selling book, “Women... more››
February 27, 2019
This novel is an international best-seller and winner of France’s most prestigious literary prize- and it’s also a riveting suspense story. “The Perfect Nanny” by Leila Slimani.
February 20, 2019
An amazing true story of a girl growing up in rural Idaho who is kept out of school by her survivalist parents. Teaching herself enough to get into college, she thrives and is accepted into Harvard and Cambridge. “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover.
February 13, 2019
The Hammonds are 5th generation York County Nebraska farmers. Their small family farm is at the center of a new book and many of the larger issues facing food production in America. “This Blessed Earth” by Ted Genoways.