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May 2, 2018
Ashland Nebraska native and former astronaut, Clayton Anderson has written a book for children, “A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet.” He’s the guest on All About Books this week sharing how he came to write a kid’s book, working with an illustrator, and his famous writing coach.... more››
April 25, 2018
From Mark Bowden author of the best seller Black Hawk Down, His new book, "Hue 1968" looks at the central battle of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.
April 18, 2018
This year’s “One Book, One Nebraska” title has been chosen. It’s an anthology of Nebraska poetry, called, “Nebraska Presence.” All About Books talked to the collection’s editors, Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell.
April 11, 2018
Two teen-aged boys fleeing Ireland’s Great Famine enlist in the U.S. Army, fighting in the Indian Wars and the Civil War. “Days Without End” by Sebastian Barry. A novel of survival and makeshift families during fateful years of America’s history.
April 4, 2018
A photo-rich book of an everyday item that helps tell the story of America. "All About Books" welcomes UNL Professor Patricia Crews, co-editor of “American Quilts in the Industrial Age” published by the University of Nebraska Press
March 28, 2018
“Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee is the epic saga of a Korean family told over four generations beginning with the Japanese occupation. The characters strive against traditions and prejudice- all the while seeking to belong somewhere
March 21, 2018
It’s a best-selling crime novel in Japan and around the world. Rich with cultural details, it follows a police department re-investigating the kidnapping of a young girl that stumped them 14 years earlier. “ Six Four: A Novel” by Hideo Yokoyama.
March 15, 2018
If you really like one book and want to read more, just ask a librarian. “All About Books” welcomes an expert in the field of helping readers find more great books. Becky Spratford teaches other librarians the art of suggesting books. She also shares a new novel, “In the Valley of the Sun” it’s a... more››
March 8, 2018
The suicide of a young Irish immigrant begins the events of this novel which follows the nuns and families of a Brooklyn neighborhood whose lives are intertwined through generations. “The Ninth Hour” by Alice McDermott
February 27, 2018
Books worth reading again and again is the topic of this week’s “All About Books.” Host Pat Leach is joined by avid reader Marla Styles who shares why she keeps coming back to Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple”