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November 14, 2017
A diverse set of characters become intertwined in an iconic building in New York's East Village; a neighborhood that's evolved through the AIDS crisis, drugs and gentrification. "Christodora" by Tim Murphy.
November 7, 2017
A new novel describes a small Nebraska town populated by down-on-their-luck ranchers and new money. “Glory Days” is a stark portrait of the painful transition of rural communities moving into the new century. Host Pat Leach talks with the author.
November 1, 2017
“Blood at the Root: a Racial Cleansing in America” By Patrick Phillips. A history of Forsyth County Georgia where in 1912, 3 black men were accused of the rape and murder of a white girl. What followed were lynchings, executions and violence that forced over a thousand black citizens to leave, and... more››
October 24, 2017
Late October is the perfect time to reach for a spooky story. To help you find a book to chill, All About Books has invited Professor Emeritus of English at UNL, Robert Stock as a guide to Gothic, weird and scary stories.
October 18, 2017
Host Pat Leach introduces a character-driven story set in what seems like a dream location. "Missile Paradise", by Ron Tanner is a heartbreaking and satirical novel about the clash of cultures between the Americans living in the Marshall Islands trying to realize their dreams, and the native people.
October 10, 2017
You may have seen a few old photos of UNL campus, student activities, celebrations and protests. But a new illustrated history of the university by Professor of Libraries Kay Logan-Peters, includes many pictures of UNL that have rarely been seen before. Pat Leach is joined by the author on this... more››
October 3, 2017
The story of George Washington and Benedict Arnold was a more complex one than we learned in primary school. A new book offers a detailed portrait of two men in a time of crisis. "Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick.
September 27, 2017
Questions of inequality, poverty and the impact on the health of society are examined in a new book “The Broken Ladder” by Keith Payne. Hear a review by UNL Economics Professor Wes Peterson on the next “All About Books”
September 20, 2017
Guest reviewer Chris Sommerich looks at “Ill Will” by Dan Chaon. An intimate literary suspense thriller about the failures of memory and the perils of self-deception.
September 13, 2017
Historian and journalist Louisa Thomas has written a biography of Louisa Adams, a remarkable woman whose complicated marriage to John Quincy Adams took her around the world at pivotal time in history. “Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams”

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