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Tag Archives: Books Talk

Bethany Books Talk, November 20, 2009

Bethany Books Talk, November 20, 2009

Susan discusses books for both adults and teens: Reality Check by Peter Abrahams Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith The Strain by Guillermo DelToro and Chuck Hogan Little Brother by Cory Doctorow Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris King of the Screwups by K. L. Going The Magic Cup by Andrew Greeley (not currently held by Lincoln City Libraries) The Magicians by Lev Grossman Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs by Molly Harper Mudbound by Hillary Jordan Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress Short Girls and Stealing Buddha’s Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen Three Girls and Their Brother by Theresa Rebeck Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott Resistance by Owen Sheers Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith

 

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