All About Books On Demand

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December 18, 2015
Host Pat Leach tells how a special book, passed down several generations, comes alive each Christmas when family gather together to read to each other.
December 15, 2015
"The Birth of the Pill" by Jonathan Eig, a social and scientific history of the creation of the birth control pill in the 1950's.
December 9, 2015
An interview with Don Hanway, author and retired Episcopal priest, about his recently reissued novel about a widowed priest who receives an unexpected chance to love again.
December 1, 2015
Pat Leach welcomes Vicky Wood, Youth Services Coordinator for Lincoln City Libraries, who has compiled a list "Good Books for Giving"; a selection of books for children and adults just in time for the holidays.
November 18, 2015
Pat Leach welcomes Dylan Teut Executive Director of the "Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival" held at Concordia University in Seward. They'll look at "The Turnip" a new book by author and illustrator Jan Brett.
November 11, 2015
Pat Leach welcomes former host Charles Stephen, who has a review of David McCullough's new book on the Wright Brothers and their pursuit of powered flight.
November 3, 2015
"The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. A novel about love and loss in the experiences of an Australian doctor who was a Japanese prisoner of war during the construction of the notorious Thai-Burma Railway.
October 27, 2015
Guest reviewer, Kiersten Hill looks at "The Collectors Society" by Heather Lyons. An adult fairy tale that follows a grown up Alice on her greatest adventure yet outside a rabbit hole.
October 22, 2015
"The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses" by Kevin Birmingham. The history of how this novel went from being illegal in the US, the court case that overturned it, to its current status as a classic.
October 14, 2015
An interview with lawyer, history professor and now author, Jim Hewitt about his book "Cold Storage." It's an account of two murders and mutilation in McCook, Nebraska in 1973, and the clever techniques used to catch the murderer.

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