Pat Leach talks with poet and author Liz Kay about her first novel, "Monsters: A Love Story." A feminist-poet in Omaha falls into a relationship with a womanizing Hollywood actor while working on a movie deal of her work.
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August 23, 2016
August 16, 2016
"Stalin’s Daughter” by Rosemary Sullivan. The autobiography of a woman born into an extraordinary moment in history and her search for love, a place to call home, and a normal life.
August 9, 2016
UNL Professor and author, Jonis Agee talks to host Pat Leach about her new novel "The Bones of Paradise". Set in the Sand Hills, it tells the story of family strife and murder in the aftermath of Wounded Knee.
August 1, 2016
"The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery. In this engaging book of natural science, you'll meet a bizarre, alien-like creature with extraordinary intelligence, abilities and emotions.
July 26, 2016
UNL Professor Andy Jewell joins Pat Leach to discuss a "Nebraska 150 Book List" selection, Willa Cather's "My Antonia." Why this familiar novel is worth re-reading even if we encountered it long ago at school.
July 20, 2016
"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Written as a collection of letters to his black, teenaged son, Coates writes a memoir of his life- from the tough neighborhoods of Baltimore, to the campus of Howard Univeristy.
July 13, 2016
Pat Leach welcomes Lincoln book store owner Cinnamon Dokken, who reviews, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory” by Caitlin Doughty. A behind-the-scenes look at funeral practices.
July 6, 2016
"This is the Life" by Alex Shearer. A novel of two estranged brothers who come together when one of them discovers he has a brain tumor, and the other emerges as his caretaker.
June 30, 2016
Pat Leach talks with Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser about writing and her new book, "I Have Nothing to Say About Fire."
June 22, 2016
"Have You Ever Had a Family: A Novel" by Bill Clegg. The night before her daughter's wedding, a horrible tragedy strikes a woman. She tries to flee her grief by driving as far from her Connecticut home as possible.