Charles Stephen interviews UNL Professor and author, Timothy Shaffert about his new novel set at Omaha's 1898 World's Fair, "The Swan Gondola".
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February 13, 2014
February 6, 2014
A lengthy biography of the author of "Gulliver's Travels" called, "Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World"
January 30, 2014
Guest reviewer Stephen Griffith looks at a novel about an Oxford educated Muslim woman in London who follows the traditional arranged marriage route called "Love in a Headscarf." Also reviewed, a charming memoir of growing up in Manhattan, "The Boy Detective" by Roger Rosenblatt.
January 23, 2014
"American Mirror: the Life and Art of Norman Rockwell" a full biography revealing the complicated life of one of America's most well-known artists.
January 16, 2014
Guest reviewer Bruce Stephen looks at "The Last Days of the Rainbelt" by UNL Professor David Wishart. The history of the people who settled the arid, western Great Plains. Also reviewed, the lastest crime novel from Stuart Woods called, "Standup Guy".
January 9, 2014
A brief biography of the world famous art connoisseur, "Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade."
January 2, 2014
Guest reviewer Jane Hood looks at Carl Hiaason's latest book, "Bad Monkey" a darkly-funny crime novel that rolls through a hurricane, the Florida real estate bubble, a Medicare scam and a very bad monkey. Also reviewed,"The Good Lord Bird" a rousing and humorous adventure-novel revolving around the... more››
December 27, 2013
Guest reviewer Don Hanway looks at a new memoir by Bill McKibbon that tells his journey from college professor to leading climate activist in, "Oil and Honey: the Education of an Unlikely Activist."
December 18, 2013
Pulitzer Prize winning historian, Joseph Ellis examines the early months of the American Revolution when success was doubtful in his new book, "Revolutionary Summer: the Birth of American Independence." Also reviewed, a witty crime-caper, "The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin" by Chris Ewan.
December 12, 2013
Guest reviewer David Williams looks at "The Circle" by Dave Eggers. A dystopian tale of a near-future where social media's pervasiveness makes "privacy" of any type a thing of the past. Also reviewed, a new crime novel from Archie Mayer set in Vermont called, "Three Can Keep a Secret."