All About Books On Demand

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June 27, 2017
Learn about the latest graphic novels published this year when UNL Assistant Professor Richard Graham joins Pat Leach to talk about the diversity of titles and where to find them.
June 20, 2017
“Grief is the Thing with Feathers” by Max Porter. A short novel about a scholar and his two young children who are left to pick up the pieces of their lives when his wife dies suddenly. They are visited by Crow- a strange thing that stays with them until their despair begins to heal.
June 13, 2017
“A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. After the Russian Revolution, a wealthy Russian Count is under house arrest in a luxury hotel. Stripped of his wealth and power, the Count lives a full life in restricted circumstances.
June 7, 2017
Pat Leach will be joined by writer Mary Pipher and Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen for a program remembering the long-time host of All About Books, Charles Stephen.
May 30, 2017
David Smith, Chair of the “One Book, One Lincoln” selection committee, will talk about one of this year’s finalists, “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon. A novel that collects a torrent of stories from a taciturn World War II-era grandfather who in his final days reveals details of a remarkable life.
May 24, 2017
"Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi follows the fate of two sisters from Ghana and their progeny; one sold into slavery and the other who marries a British slave trader. Through 300 years of African and American history, the novel is a series of portraits of their families.
May 17, 2017
Pat Leach talks with Catherine Burns, artistic director of the Moth about a new book collecting some of the best stories from their live shows, "All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown."
May 10, 2017
A decades-long tragedy in a small Iowa town that sounds like the plot of a Dickens novel, but was all too real. An interview with New York Times writer Dan Barry about his book, "The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland".
May 3, 2017
“Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. The story of a group of female, African-American mathematicians who helped launch American rockets and astronauts into space.
April 25, 2017
Pat Leach talks with Omaha artist and illustrator Marty Bruckner about his book of children's creative comments, "I Love You With All My Butt."

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