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July 6, 2006
Otis Young reviews "The Templar Legacy," a new novel by Steve Berry; Charles Stephen then discusses "Uncommon Carriers," a book of John McPhee's New Yorker columns, and "Intelligent Thought: Science versus the Intelligent Design Movement," a collection of 16 essays edited by John Brockman.
June 29, 2006
Charles Stephen reviews three very different books: "First Nights at the Opera," about five famous operas and their opening nights, by Thomas Kelly; "What Would the Founders Do?," Richard Brookhiser's exploration of how our country's founders might deal with contemporary problems facing America;... more››
June 22, 2006
Reviewed this week: "The English Civil War" by Diane Burkuss and "Leaving Church" by Barbara Taylor, a memoir of an Episcopal Minister.
June 15, 2006
Otis Young reviews "Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality," by Steven Poole, and Charles Stephen discusses "Nebraska: A Guide to the Cornhusker State," a product of the Federal Writers' Project written in the 1930s and first published... more››
June 8, 2006
Guest reviewer Pat Leach, Youth Services Supervisor for the Lincoln Public Libraries, discusses summer reading options for young readers.
June 1, 2006
Charles Stephen reviews "American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer," the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin; Otis Young discusses "The Glass Castle: A Memoir," by Jeanette Walls.