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April 2, 2015
Guest reader Stephen Buhler admits to respecting but not enjoying one of the major English writers until he heard the music of the author when read aloud.
March 26, 2015
A beautifully illustrated new book of the life and career of American bird artist John James Audubon titled,"This Strange Wilderness" Also reviewed, a crime novel set in pre World War I Britain, "A Fine Summer's Day" by Charles Todd.
March 18, 2015
Guest reviewer David Williams looks at "The Paying Guest" A novel set in 1922 about a mother and daughter of the British upper class, who take in a married couple as boarders to help pay the bills. Also reviewed, a Victorian crime novel, "The Laws of Murder" by Charles Finch.
March 11, 2015
A look at the "Lost Writers of the Plains" project, the website, and free iBook download
March 6, 2015
Guest reader Kwakiutl Dreher finds in a detective novel, echoes of her own understanding of the African American communities of Los Angeles and a very personal feeling about home.
March 5, 2015
Guest reader Kwakiutl Dreher finds in a detective novel, echoes of her own understanding of the African American communities of Los Angeles and a very personal feeling about home.
February 25, 2015
"Gateway to Freedom: the Hidden History of the Underground Railroad" by Eric Foner new research underlines the courageous stories of thousands of slaves fleeing northward. Also reviewed, "Etta and Otto and Russell and James." A whimsical and wise novel of an old woman's walk to the ocean.
February 11, 2015
"Lisette's List" by Susan Vreeland. A charming story of two Parisians caught in a small village in France with a rich history of art, during the second World War. Also reviewed, "John Marshall" by Harlow Giles Unger. A short biography of the Supreme Court Justice.
February 4, 2015
UNL Professor of English and Editor of the Prairie Schooner, Kwame Dawes recounts how studying the works of a poet far removed from his own world, inspired him to his career and helped reconcile questions he had about art and faith.
January 28, 2015
"Why Homer Matters" by Adam Nicholson , a very readable exploration of our earliest stories- the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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