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.”
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November 30, 2016
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.
September 27, 2016
From New York Times bestselling author Anthony Marra, "The Tsar of Love and Techno." Interwoven short stories about family, sacrifice, absurdities of the cold war and the power of art.
September 21, 2016
Pat Leach welcomes UNL professor Tom Lynch, who will introduce Loren Eiseley's "All the Strange Hours" a book included on the "Nebraska 150" list of notable titles by Nebraska authors.