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James Strang was of his time, but also very recognizable to ours. In the 1840’s he was a charismatic lawyer, politician, religious leader and confidence man. On this week’s All About Books, a spirited biography of a remarkable fraud. The King of Confidence” by Miles Harvey

 

 

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Stephen Buhler with Guitar
Stephen Buhler is Vice Chair and Aaron Douglas Professor of English at UNL.
An introductory reading list for Graphic Novels compiled by Richard Graham, Associate Professor of Media Services at UNL.
An introductory list Horror novels and movies compiled by Robert Stock, Professor Emeritus of English Literature at UNL.            
Kwame Dawes is a novelist, poet, professor of English at UNL and Editor of the Prairie Schooner.
George Ayoub
George Ayoub is a retired journalist in Grand Island.
Aja Martin is the manager of Indigo Bridge Books and Café  in Lincoln.
Kwakiutl Dreher is an Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at UNL. She regularly contributes movie reviews for NET Radio’s Friday Live program.
Mandy Gray is Executive Director and author of "Those Bunny Books" in Omaha.
Mary Pipher is a Psychologist and writer in Lincoln.
Sharon Bishop is a retired English teacher from Henderson Nebraska.
Clay Farris Naff  is a freelance writer, a science and religion correspondent for the Humanist magazine. He is Executive Director of Lincoln Literacy.