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March 21, 2017
Pat Leach reviews “To the Bright Edge of the World” by Eowyn Ivey. A novel of exploration in late 19th-century Alaska.
March 14, 2017
Pat Leach welcomes Amy Kucera, Executive Director of the John G. Neihardt Center, to talk about the "One Book, One Nebraska" selection for 2017- Neihardt's "Black Elk Speaks."
March 7, 2017
Pat Leach welcomes Nebraska author Michele DeRusha to talk about her new book, "Katharina and Martin Luther: The Radical Marriage of a Runaway Nun and a Renegade Monk.
February 28, 2017
“In the Dark Room” by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Susan Faludi tells the story of her estranged father, a Hungarian Jew who survived the holocaust and transitioned to a woman late in life.
February 21, 2017
As part of the "Nebraska 150" list of notable books about Nebraska, Pat Leach welcomes author Mary Pipher to talk about her 2003 book, "The Middle of Everywhere: Helping Refugees Enter the American Community."
February 14, 2017
Guest reviewer Cindy Lange-Kubick looks at "You Will Know Me" by Megan Abbott. A novel about a family caught up in the competitive world of girl’s gymnastics.
February 7, 2017
“Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien. A novel that follows an extended Chinese family over two generations who lived through Mao’s Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square.
January 31, 2017
Pat Leach welcomes guest reviewer, Scott Stansfield, Prof. of English at Wesleyan University. He looks at “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead, the National Book Award winning novel about an escaped slave’s desperate journey for freedom from the antebellum south
January 24, 2017
"If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran" by Carla Power.A Midwestern journalist enlists a long-time friend, a madrasa-trained sheikh, to spend a year helping her better understand the Koran. They confronted stereotypes and misconceptions resulting in... more››
January 18, 2017
A suspense novel that explores the intense relationship between two sisters, the distortions of grief and the past- "Under the Harrow" by Flynn Berry.