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December 19, 2018
1940’s New York- the mob rules, war is coming, and a young woman becomes the first female deep sea diver in the Navy ship yards. “Manhattan Beach” by Jennifer Egan.
December 12, 2018
The annual holiday gift guide. Lincoln Public Libraries’ Youth Services Supervisor, Vicki Wood has book suggestions for young people and adults.
December 5, 2018
An interview with human rights activist Father Patrick Desbois about his new book detailing the YazidI genocide and efforts to help. “The Terrorist Factory: ISIS, the Yazidi Genocide, and Exporting Terror.”
November 28, 2018
Two-time Newbery Medal winner for Children’s Literature, Kate DiCamillo is the guest on this week’s “All About Books.” She joins host Pat Leach to talk about her new book where a young girl and her Grandmother leave everything behind in the middle of the night, “Louisiana’s Way Home.”
November 14, 2018
Take a long walk in New York City with 85-year old Ad. Agency legend. She reviews her long life and career as she strolls through her familiar city. “All About Books” reviews the novel, "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk” by Kathleen Rooney
November 7, 2018
Part family history and historical fiction- “Sea of Grass” by Walter Echo Hawk tells the story of one of Nebraska’s first people- the Pawnee. Tracing back 10 generations of the Echo Hawk family, it's inspired by real events and life on the Central Plains.
October 31, 2018
The story of Emmett Till’s murder in 1955 Mississippi is well known, but the book “The Blood of Emmett Till” by Timothy B. Tyson offers new evidence and context to the country then, and now.
October 24, 2018
It's based on the life story of the author and her infant son finding a new home in America. A new illustrated children's book, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales is introduced by Dylan Teut director of the Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival on this week's
October 17, 2018
Of the 100 books chosen for the PBS series “The Great American Read”, everyone is surprised to see some of the included titles. This week’s "All About Books" looks at one such book: “Fifty Shades of Grey” -- why it became a huge hit and how it changed the publishing industry.
October 10, 2018
We’ll be traveling to faraway places on the next “All About Books.” Mike Page, a lecturer in UNL’s Department of English, will help us explore the topic of different worlds in literature. He’ll introduce Frank Herbert’s “Dune” and Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation" trilogy.