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Category Archives: Podcasts

Gere Books Talk – November 16, 2009

Gere Books Talk – November 16, 2009

Jim, from Gere Branch, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of some books of special interest in Nebraska, including:
Village Journal by Greg Kuzma
Marigolds by Greg Kosmicki (not currently held by Lincoln City Libraries)
Bones of a Very Fine Hand by Marjorie Saiser
Grand Canyon by Amil Quayle
Anton Sildmets: The Life and Games of a Nebraska Chess Icon by Kent B. Nelson (not currently held by Lincoln City Libraries)

 

Bethany Books Talk, November 13, 2009

Bethany Books Talk, November 13, 2009

Shannon discusses:
Why Do Men Have Nipples? by Mark Leyner
The Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd
The Know It All by A. J. Jacobs
Red Herrings and White Elephants by Albert Jack
Once Again to Zelda by Marlene Wagman-Geller
America (the Book) by Jon Stewart
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian by Kurt Vonnegut
If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t There More Happy People? by John Lloyd
Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Street Gang by Michael Davis
America’s Hidden History by Kenneth C. Davis

 

Books Talk: Native American Law After Standing Bear

Books Talk: Native American Law After Standing Bear

John Snowden, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska College of Law, discusses the history of Native American law in connection with the book I am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice by Joe Starita, the 2010 One Book, One Lincoln selection

 

Gere Books Talk – November 29, 2010

Gere Books Talk – November 29, 2010

Vicki discusses good books for gift giving. A printable booklist for this program is also available

 

Gere Books Talk – October 26, 2009

Gere Books Talk – October 26, 2009

Charlotte discusses books and movies set in a wide variety of places:
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
Dead Wrong by J. A. Jance
Secondhand Lions [DVD] Lars and the Real Girl [DVD] Terminal Freeze by Lincoln Child
A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson
Australia [DVD] Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington
The Flame Trees of Thika by Elspeth Huxley
Too Far From Home by Chris Jones
90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper