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All About Books: "Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Eric Larson.

Guest reviewer Carl Eskridge looks at "Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Eric Larson. The politics, war and technology leading up to the sinking of the luxury liner in 1915 by a German submarine.

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All About Books: "Prudence" by David Treuer

"Prudence" by David Treuer a novel of World War Two that explores the complications of race, class, and gender when blame for a tragedy is misplaced

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All About Books: "The Millionaire and the Bard" by Andrea Mays

Guest reviewer Charles Stephen, looks at "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio."

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All About Books: The phenomenon of Little Free Libraries and Coloring Books for adults

Host Pat Leach welcomes Lacey Losh who will share her experience running a "Little Free Library" out of her front yard. She's also published a new coloring book that adults can enjoy.

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All About Books: "Nature of the Beast" by Louise Penny

Guest reviewer Marlene Cupp looks at "Nature of the Beast" the latest installment in Louise Penny's mystery series set in a small Canadian town.

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All About Books: "Blood Royal" by Eric Jager

"Blood Royal" by Eric Jager a true-crime story dating back to 1407. When the brother of the French king was murdered in the streets of Paris, one of history's first detectives followed the clues into a political hornet's nest.

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All About Books: Host Pat Leach shares a holiday reading family tradition.

Host Pat Leach tells how a special book, passed down several generations, comes alive each Christmas when family gather together to read to each other.

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All About Books: "The Birth of the Pill" by Jonathan Eig,

"The Birth of the Pill" by Jonathan Eig, a social and scientific history of the creation of the birth control pill in the 1950's.

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All About Books: Interview with Don Hanway about his novel, "Her Appearing"

An interview with Don Hanway, author and retired Episcopal priest, about his recently reissued novel about a widowed priest who receives an unexpected chance to love again.

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All About Books: Guest Vicky Wood presents her list "Good Books for Giving"

Pat Leach welcomes Vicky Wood, Youth Services Coordinator for Lincoln City Libraries, who has compiled a list "Good Books for Giving"; a selection of books for children and adults just in time for the holidays.

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