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.
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December 14, 2016
December 6, 2016
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.
November 30, 2016
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.”
November 16, 2016
A new collection of essays from writer, artist and legendary rocker Patti Smith, "M Train."
November 8, 2016
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.
November 1, 2016
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.
October 21, 2016
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 .
October 19, 2016
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.
October 12, 2016
Pat Leach welcomes Becky Faber who will introduce "Ma Jeeter's Girls" by Dorothy Thomas, another title in the "Nebraska 150 List" of notable books about the state.
October 4, 2016
Four college classmates move to New York to seek their fame and fortune in Hanya Yanagihara's “A Little Life.” The book follows the men’s friendship over decades, held together by their devotion to their brilliant but damaged friend.